Doris Ruth Crippen

1920 - 2016

COOPERSTOWN - Doris Ruth Crippen, 95, a long-time resident of Cooperstown, passed away Thursday night. September 8, 2016.

She was born November 14, 1920, in Albany, the daughter of John and Pearl (Empie) Parcher. 

For many years she was employed as a nursing assistant at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.

Doris is survived by her five children, Ruth (Al) Greco of Bainbridge, NY; George (Toni) Crippen of Cooperstown, NY; Patricia Crippen of Ontario, NY; Michael (Joan) Crippen of The Villages, FL; and John (Paula) Crippen of Guilford, NY. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and a special nephew, Ronald Jamison of Cherry Valley, NY.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Eva Rowe and Daisy Eckert; and a granddaughter, Cheri Crippen.

Service will be private. Doris will be laid to rest with her parents in Memory Gardens Cemetery and Memorial Park in Albany.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.