Tom Crespin

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Tom L. Crespin

Tom L. Crespin, 89, was called home on October 2, 2018, after a full and blessed life. A loving

husband, father, grandfather, brother, and

uncle. Tom

always knew his home was with our Lord Jesus Christ. Tom was born April 5, 1929 to Teresita and J.C. Crespin in Lemitar, NM. He was preceded in death by his son Patrick; parents;

sisters, Lily Shaw and

Florence Foster (Roy); and brother, Andy. He is

survived by his beautiful wife of 63 years, Pauline "Hono"; children; Tina

(Joseph), Tom (Joanna), Mary, Paul (Debbie), Julie (Kenny), Grace (Charlie), Lisa, Margaret (Mike),

Alesia, Charles and John;


Jerry Shaw; and sister-in-law, Gloria Crespin;

20 grandchildren with

32 great and great-great grandchildren. Tom graduated from Socorro High School and the University of New Mexico. Tom served his country in the US Army National Guard for 22 years. He was a

Co-op employee of Socorro, Statewide, Sicrra and Mora Electric, served on the Socorro School Board, a

devout member of the San Miguel Church, as well as Our Lady of Perpetual Health and a lifelong member of the Knights of


Tom's love and

focus were first and foremost,

The Lord and His Family. Anyone who knew Tom, also knew he


enjoyed working in his garden and tending to his yard.

Pallbearers will be Tom, Paul, Jarrod, John & Stephen Crespin & Louis Garcia. Honorary pallbearers, grandsons, Charles,

Anthony, Luke, Jacob, Dean and Gabriel. In lieu of flowers and other gifts, family requests donations

be made to the Matthew 25 Fund through San Miguel Catholic Church. Rosary to be recited on Tuesday,

October 9, 2018, at 9:30

a.m. at San Miguel Catholic

Church, 403 El Camino

Real, Socorro with the Mass of Resurrection to be celebrated immediately

following at 10:00 am.

Celebrant Father

John Anasiudu.

Burial will take place at the Lemitar Cemetery following service. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit

Tom's care has been

entrusted to:


Family Funeral Services

309 Garfield St

Socorro, NM 87801


Funeral Home
Daniels Family Funeral Services, Socorro Chapel
309 Garfield St.
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-1530
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 5, 2018