CROMWELL- Of Chelsea, December 31st, Maurice R., Jr.- Longtime companion of Lisa Thompson of Lynn. Devoted father of Maurice R. Cromwell, III and his wife Kathy Mojica of Chelsea and Lauricia Cromwell of Chelsea. Son of the late Maurice and Madeline (Hagen) Cromwell, Beloved brother of Doreen Hornsbeak and her husband Steve of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Beverly Ross and her husband Larry and Paula Cromwell all of Chelsea, John Cromwell of Hubbardston, John Martin and his wife Delia, Richelle Cromwell and her husband Larry Elgart, Joan Cromwell and her husband Kenneth Umemba all of Chelsea, Charles Martin of Lynn, Darren Cromwell and his wife Sue of Lincoln, Greg Carter of Revere and the late Thomas Cromwell and Andrea Martin, Cherished grandfather of Maurice R. Cromwell IV, Jamie Amado and Maurliyah Cromwell. Also loving survived by many nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends and extended family.
A lifelong Chelsea resident, Maurice passed away unexpectedly at his home New Years Eve from heart related issues that he has had for many years. A graduate of Bunker Hill Community College with an Associates degree in Culinary Arts and Hotel and Restaurant Management. As a managing head chef to which his resume shows included many local restaurants and institutions. Massachusetts Eye and Ear, The Spirit of Boston as well as the Spirit of Chicago, managing director of the Chicago School District Food Program, the manager and opener of many Popeye's Restaurants, Halal Guys as well as Chipotles Restaurants. Profoundly proud of being a single dad raising his daughter, in his spare or down time, he enjoyed cooking, was an avid reader, a fan of the New York Yankees, Celtics and Patriots. Though he loved traveling, he always returned to home......Chelsea.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, funeral services at this time will be private. When time allows for a more appropriate gathering of family and friends, a Celebration of Life will be announced.
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