Crinnion, James Patrick Peacefully joined his loving wife Nancy of 52 years of marriage on Aug 26, 2013. He was born in Chicago Jan 15, 1927 to Elizabeth Mansell and Patrick Crinnion. He proudly served in the Navy in WWll. He graduated from college at St. Mary's in Winona, MN. After moving to Dallas, Jim found his dance partner and inspiration with Nancy Martin and they shared a wonderfully blessed life filled with many great friends, lots of parties, travel adventures and love. He was a long time member of St. Monica's Catholic church and choir, the Dallas Serra Club, the Knights of Columbus, a weekly bread run, and many other charitable organizations. Generally considered a saint by those close to him, he loved singing in the vocal majority, traveling the globe, golfing, Notre Dame football, and the close company of family and friends. Jim leaves behind daughter Kelley, son in law Terry Hall, son Patrick, and Paula Jacobs. A memorial mass will be celebrated on their 53rd wedding anniversary at St. Monica's church on Sept 3rd, 11am. Reception following.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Sept. 1, 2013