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Naomi R. Crespi
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Herrin – Naomi Crespi, 88, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois.
Naomi was a Line worker and retired from Olin Industries.
She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella.
Naomi was born January 2, 1929 in Clifford, IL to Ira and Anna Mae (Brandon) Williams.
Naomi married Mario “Mike” Crespi on December 24, 1943 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1978.
Surviving are her four children, Norma Kay Harness and her husband Harold of East Peoria, IL, Ardith Ann Grippa and her husband Tony “Nino” of Aliquippa, PA, Michael Keith Crespi and his wife Susan Kay of Colp, and Darla Dee Hancock of Park Ridge, IL; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sister, Norma A. Long of Herrin; Brother; James “Bud’ William and his wife Jean of Clifford, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; Parents Ira Williams and Anna Williams Frizzell; sister-in-law, Katie Crespi; and close friend, Sybil Freeman.
The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the staff of Shawnee Christian Nursing Center and the nurses at Herrin Hospital for their caring and compassion.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home with Pastor Ralph Brandon officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948





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Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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San Carlo Cemetery

c/o OLMC
316 West Monroe
Herrin, IL 62948


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