David Edward Cronin, a 57 year old Shelton resident, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 2.

He was born April 4, 1955 in Derby, son of the late Agnes Nelson Cronin & Charles F. Cronin.

He worked for Better Packages in Shelton for over 25 years. David was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Boston Red Sox & Bruins fan, but he especially loved following the sporting events of his nieces & nephews.

He leaves to cherish his memory his sisters, Christine Rose of Shelton, Alice Cronin-Golomb (Mark) of Reading, Mass., & Karen Cook of Milford, and was “Uncle Davey” to Keith, Melissa, Corey, Lucy, Zack, Olivia, Cam, Ben, Gabe, Keith Jr., Vinny, Dylan & Megan.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 11:00 a.m. from The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, CT. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Birmingham Group Health Services on 435 East Main St. Ansonia.