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Tom L. Crespin

April 5, 1929 ~ October 2, 2018 (age 89)

Crespin, Tom L 
 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; brother-in-law Jerry Shaw; and sister-in-law, Gloria Crespin; grandchildren, Carla Jo, Louis, Kristin, Patrick, Crystal, April, Anthony, Donovan, Chad, Ashley, Melissa, Luke, Dean, Stephen, Jeremy, Jacob, Megan, Jarrod, Alexandra and Gabriel, along 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 Columbus. Tom’s love and focus were first and foremost, The Lord and His Family. Anyone who knew Tom, also knew he thoroughly enjoyed working in his garden and tending to his yard.  Rosary to be recited on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 9:30 am at San Miguel Catholic Church, 403 El Camino Real , Socorro with Mass of Resurrection to be celebrated immediately following, at 10:00 am. Celebrant will be Father John Anasiudu. Burial will take place at Lemitar Cemetery following service. Pallbearers will be Tom Crespin, Paul Crespin, Jarrod Crespin, John  Crespin, Louis Garcia, Stephen Crespin.  Honorary pallbearers are Anthony Crespin, Luke Gonzales, Dean  Gonzales, Jacob Martinez, Charles Crespin, Gabriel Crespin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in Tom's honor to the Matthew 25 Fund through San Miguel Catholic Church . To view information or leave a condolence, please visit Tom's care has been entrusted to  

Daniels Family Funeral Services
309 Garfield Socorro, NM 87801

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