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Obituary for Pauline M. Cripps

Pauline M. Cripps,
Clinton Twp., Michigan
Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Parkdale Senior Living, Clinton Twp., Michigan. Age 91 years. The daughter of the late Paul and Hazel (Curry) Henry, Pauline was born on February 12, 1932 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married the love of her life, Robert A. Cripps, on October 15, 1953. He predeceased her May 20, 2011. Pauline was employed at St. Luke’s Hospital for 20 years. She was a charter member of St. Dominic Parish - Stephen Catholic Church. Pauline was also a member of League of Catholic Women and was a hospice volunteer. She enjoyed spending time with family. Pauline also enjoyed her friends at Lockwood of Clinton.

Surviving to cherish her memory are three sons and one daughter, David R. (Gabi) Cripps, Huntington Woods, Michigan; Thomas C. Cripps, San Diego, California; William J. Cripps, Atlanta, Georgia; Sherry L. and Phillip Patrona, Harrison Township, Michigan; eight grandchildren, Megan (Jacob) Prentice, Kelsey (Kyle) Correll, Caroline (David) O’Roark, Tatiana Cripps, Parker Patrona and his fiancée, Kinsey Kramer, Natalie Cripps, Carson Patrona and Blake Patrona; five great-grandchildren, Ava, Wyatt and Vivian Prentice, Hayes Correll and Cash O’Roark; four special nieces, Dianne, Debi, Patti and Mary. Pauline was preceded in death by a son, Paul H. Cripps on September 25, 1955.

Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at St. Dominic Parish, St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2711 Mackinaw, Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Steven Gavit will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may visit at the Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Family and friends will pray the rosary and share memories at 6:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to McLaren Hospice or National Kidney Foundation.