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Eugene P. Crinigan

12/23/2020

Eugene P. Crinigan of Warwick, NY passed away after a long illness on December 23, 2020.

                                 

Born in Brooklyn, NY on November 17, 1947, he was the son of Mildred (Olker) and Eugene Crinigan.  He graduated from Irasmus High School and Brooklyn College. He was a proud Brooklynite. He and his wife, Maureen moved to Warwick in 1984 and never looked back.

 

Gene’s career as a credit analyst spanned over various NYC Credit Factors until 2002. After leaving his NYC worklife, he worked part-time for Mt. Alverno and Inspire in the accounting departments.

 

Gene was a 3rd degree member of Council 1073 Brooklyn, NY Knights of Columbus. He was also a 4th degree black belt and made Master Instructor in the Korean Martial Arts of Taekwondo in June of 2009 after training many fun years with Grand Master Edmund Ciarfella and Master Teresa Ciarfella at the United Martial Arts Center in Warwick.  He loved to dine out at the local Warwick restaurants and meet up with friends at many other sites around Orange County.

 

Gene is survived by his wife, Maureen M. Crinigan (nee Ferrar); sisters, Mildred and her husband Richard Halstead and Lynne and her husband Gary Halstead; nephew Sean and his wife Bridget Halstead; also many dear friends, the children of friends and many of his wife’s family members. He was predeceased by his loving sister Patricia Crinigan and his mother Mildred Olker Crinigan.

 

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Anthony Hospital Emergency Room, ICU and 1st floor nursing and case management for their thoughtful care and support.

 

Visitation will be on Monday, December 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Warwick Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 61, Warwick, NY 10990 or the Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry, 135 Forester Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990.

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Dear Maureen, Maria and me are very saddened about Genes passing. Some of my fondest memories are times we spent together playing ball and just hanging out. We have known each other over 60years. Throughout this time I can tell you he was pretty quiet and very casual and truly good friend. Heaven has gained another angel that we are sure he will watching over you . Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. If there is anything you need, feel free to reach out to us. Jimmy
Jim Miller
12/28/2020
Dear Maureen, Our hearts are broken for you and the loss of our friend Gene. So many beautiful fun memories with you both. Sharing Christmas Eve’s in Florida with our family. The parties we had in Cedarcrest, too many to mention. The beautiful dinner parties shared. The lifelong friendship and sisterhood bond we have. When you pleaded for us not to move to NC. We shall always remember Gene as the wonderful friend, neighbor and athlete who would give you the shirt off his back if you asked. We shall remember Gene in his strong days and know we are always there for you. It pains us we cannot be together in your time of grief. We love you forever Maureen. XOXO Kathy and Rick
Kathy Sciorra
12/23/2020
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