Charlotte Crippes


Charlotte June Crippes, 87, of Paris, passed away at 7:49 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at her residence. She was a homemaker.

Following cremation, a memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Valery Burusu as celebrant. Interment of the cremains follows in Roselawn Memorial Park, Terre Haute, Ind. A memorial visitation is from 9 a.m. until the Mass Wednesday in the Gathering Space of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Crippes was born Dec. 29, 1931, at Terre Haute, the daughter of the late LeRoy E. and Helen Mooney Aarnink. She married Raymond P.J. Crippes June 29, 1950, at Terre Haute, and he passed away Jan. 31, 2008.

Survivors include three children, Lugene (Dennis) Joines of Paris, Timothy R. (Nanette) Crippes of Chrisman and Jolene (Rick D.) Crippes-Callaway of Palestine; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild expected.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary F. Nickless and Alice A. Greene.

Mrs. Crippes was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Altar Society or Faith In Action.

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