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Richard A. "Dick" Kronick

Richard A. "Dick" Kronick
  • November 28, 1939 - October 17, 2018
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to the
  • Ronald McDonald House
    81 Gadsden Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Memorials may be made to
  • JWB Jewish Chaplains Council
    520 8th Avenue, 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10018
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston
    96 Wentworth Street
    Charleston, SC 29424

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“I was a fellow USAF MARS member in SC with Dick for many years. This is what I posted to Region 4 MARS on Dick's passing:Dick Kronick SK (W4RAK/ex...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: John Cox - AIKEN, SC - Friend

“Dick and I were room-mates at USAF OTS back in '62. And we served togetherat Giebelstadt, Germany. We were both very involved with the Rod & Gun...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kent Vasby - Deerfield, WI

“My deepest condolences to you and your family. Love, Vivian ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Vivian Levy - Santa Monica, CA

“I didn't know Richard Kronick personally but I work with his daughter. She has mentioned him several times over the years with great stories of...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Leonard Wilson - Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Richard A. "Dick" Kronick, 78, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Marsha Yaschik Kronick entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 17, 2018. His graveside service will be held Sunday, October 21, 2018 in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery (Maryville), Sycamore Avenue at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Dick was born November 28, 1939 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, son of the late Macey Kronick, MD and the late Harriett Levinson Kronick. He graduated from the Dublin School, earned a History Degree from Hobart College and a Masters Degree in History from The Citadel. He was a career officer for 20 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Major. After the Air Force, Dick joined Lockheed Martin as a safety engineer. He was a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, the Charleston Amateur Radio Club and the Hebrew Benevolent Society.

Dick is survived by his wife, Marsha, of Charleston, SC; daughter, Rachel K. Rothbart (James) of Los Angeles, CA; son, Marcus E. Kronick of Charleston, SC; and two grandchildren: Hayley and David Rothbart.

He was predeceased by his sister, Judith G. Kronick.

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 81 Gadsden Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, 520 8th Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018 or Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston, 96 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29424.