Mary Lou Croke, 81, of Milford, beloved wife of the late William J. Croke, Sr., passed away peacefully on May 18, 2019. Born on November 28, 1937 in Everett, MA, she was the daughter of the late John and Olive O’Malley.
Mary Lou was a RN -registered nurse. She spent a great majority of her life in support and service to others in need. Mary Lou was a woman of Faith; her actions inspired others to celebrate life in all its sorrow and joy. She lifted others; she adored her family, her home, music, dancing, the ocean and nature. Mary Lou seized every opportunity to share that optimism and Grace with the world around her.
Mary Lou is survived by her loving children, Maureen Dodd, Michele Trolan and her husband John J., and William J. Croke, Jr.; her four treasured grandchildren Leila Dodd, Jack and Luke Trolan and Zachary Croke; her cherished siblings, John and Michael O’Malley; and her extended family and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Saint Agnes Church (Precious Blood Parish), 400 Merwin Ave., Milford (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH) (Deliver flowers to the funeral home prior to 4 p.m.). Interment will be private. The family is being compassionately cared for by the staff at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org/ct or VNA Northwest 607 Bantam Rd. Unit F, Bantam, CT 06750. To leave online condolences, please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com.
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