Richard R. Cronin, 57, of Riverside, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was the husband of Bonnie J. (Watts) Cronin. Born in Attleboro, Ma., he was a son of the late Norman and Caroline L. (Simpson) Genereau. Rick was a polisher for Tanya Creations for the last 30 years. He was an avid New England Patriots fan, enjoyed fishing and took great pride in maintaining and working in his yard. Above everything else Rick enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Besides his wife he leaves one stepson, Sean M. Thompson and his wife Amy, two grandchildren, Keith and Ryan Thompson, a brother in law and sister in law, John and Robin Martins, one brother, Michael Cronin and two sisters, Robin Salvas and Dawn Pigeon. He was the brother of the late Scott Cronin. Calling hours will be held in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4-7 with a service to follow at 7:00 PM.