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Ruth Torres Crespo Obituary


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“Ruth was a truly nice person, always smiling and happy to greet you. She is in my prayers. Carol Licciardi ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Licciardi - Meraux, LA

“Dear Janice, Just found out about your mom's passing. I am so sorry for you loss. I will always have such good memories of my mom's good friend....Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Lobraño Schafer - Gretna, LA

“Janice, we just found out about your mom. So sorry to hear that she is gone. She fought a long battle, but she's at rest now. What a wonderful lady...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Darlene Giglio - Slidell, LA

“I am so sorry for your lost, Ms Ruth was such a sweet person she will be missed by many. My thoughts are with you and your family. With Love ...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy Artigue - Carriere, MS

“Janice You and Ruthie have and always will be special to us. Gwen and Pam ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Pam and Gwen

“My deepest sympathy are with you in your time of loss. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Robert E. Schluter - Covington, LA

“With my deepest sympathy for the loss of someone very dear to you. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Auydrey O. Schenck - Covington, LA

“Crespo/Torres Family, It is always hard to loose someone you love. My prayers are with you at this very hard time in your lives. My God be...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Scaglione - Slidell, LA

“Janice and Tom, At your time of loss, please know that you are in my prayers. I will always cherish your Mother's friendship. Please accept my...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Anneliese Ducros and Family - LA

“Dear Janice: No matter how long ago, our times together will forever hold a special place in my heart. "Aunt Ruthie" was like a mother to me, ...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Debra Benvenutti - Hammond, LA

“We were saddened by the news of Ms. Ruthie's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. The Charrier Family ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Keith & Bonnie Charrier - LA

“You and your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Janice, I know how you have struggled these past few months, but know your mother is in a better...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Robyn Paisant - Slidell, LA

“Dear Janice, Tommy & family, Oh, how sorry we are to hear of this. What a loss this is for everyone who knew and loved her. Your mom was always...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Nunez - Saint Bernard, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this time of sorrow. She was a loving person. My deceased sister Mertye thought very highly...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: BARBARA ROBERTS-KEITT - Houston, TX

“Our sincere condolences and sympathy to Janice and Tom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Monte & Ann Staha - Gravette, AR


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Ruth Torres Crespo was born November 24, 1929 and passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 after a long and courgeous struggle. She was the cherished wife of the late Roman Crespo for 40 years. Loving mother of Janice Crespo and Thomas "Tom" Crespo (Kandice). Proud grandmother of Alexander and Christopher Crespo.
Daughter of the late Sidney D. and Ruth Pitts Torres, Sr. Sister of Robert L. Torres (Anita) and the late Sidney D. Torres, Jr. (Lena) and the late Helen Bergeron (R.J.) and the late June Lind (H.J.). Sister-in-law of the late Mertye Torres. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, some by blood, some by friendship, all by love.
Ruth was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish until Hurricane Katrina when she relocated to Slidell, LA. Her heart and soul forever a dedicated, loyal and true loving St. Bernardian of Islenos decent.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.