RICHARD KEITH CRONCE, 47, of Frisco, passed from this life suddenly on Sunday June 5, 2011 at Centennial Medical Center in Frisco. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 9, 2011 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Hutchison officiating. Interment will follow in Long Cemetery.
The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service, and at other times will be at the home of his in-laws, Johnny and Ann Thomas in Powderly.
Richard was born July 14, 1963 in Hackettstown, New Jersey, a son of Raymond and Betty Crouse Cronce. Upon high school graduation, he attended Rutgers University, where he obtained a B.S. in Computer Science. He completed his Masters Degree at Montclair University, and was currently a systems engineer with International Information Systems. Richard was an avid golfer, and enjoyed regular golf trips with close friends. He was a competitive singer, and a member and former president of the Hunterdon Harmonizers in Flemington, NJ; a member of the Belltones and Remix Quartets; a member of "Untamed" quartet; and a member of the Vocal Majority in Coppell, Texas. For the past sixteen years he was a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society.
He married Angela (Angie) Thomas on March 21, 2008 in Finesville, New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Cronce.
Survivors include his wife Angie and his soon to be born son, Trevor Keith, of Frisco; his mother, Betty Cronce, of Phillipsburg, NJ; a sister, Nancy Snover, of Easton, PA; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ann and Johnny Thomas, of Powderly; nephews Frank Snover, of Belvedere, NJ, and Logan Thomas, of Powderly; a niece, Jordan Thomas, of Powderly; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Pat and Valecia Thomas, of Powderly; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.