- Eugene G. Crepeau, a resident of Albuquerque since January of 1965, passed away on Monday, July 26, 1999. Eugene was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Eugene was the past President of the Albuquerque Men's Bowling League and a member of the 8th Air Force Historical Society. Eugene served in the United States Air Force for 26 years, retiring as a CMSgt. Eugene tirelessly loved his family and in reaching out to others, he never met a stranger. Eugene was preceded in death by three grandchildren. Eugene is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marjorie Crepeau, nine daughters, Adeine Crepeau of Colorado Spring, CO, Cathy Schuck and her husband, Jim of Dayton, OH, Carol Sanchez of Albuquerque, Jeanette Wayne and her husband, Richard of Albuqueque, Mary Lusk and her husband, Sam of Irving, TX, Ceclia Johnston and her husband, Ken of Colorado Springs, CO, Elaine Bryan and her husband, Dave of Albuquerque, Renee Kiczek and her husband, Stan of East Ampton, NJ, and Diane Hendrix of Colorado Springs, CO, three sons, Paul Crepeau and his wife, Lorie of Mobile, AL, Michael Crepeau and his wife, Lisa of Albuquerque and Jospeh Crepeau and his wife, Jennifer of Albuquerque, two sisters, Theres Caggiula of Colebrook, New Hampshire and Claire Grady and her husband, Henry of Manchester, New Hampshire, two brothers, Maurice Crepeau of Euless, TX and George Crepeau of Littleton, New Hampshire, 34 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 1999 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, Albuquerque. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 1999 in the Palm Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 29, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 833 Arizona SE, Albuquerque. Pallbearers will be Stanley Kiczek, Sam Lusk, Richard Wayne, Jim Schuck, Henry Grady and Bob Gentzkow. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Birthright of Albuquerque, Inc., 209 Palomas Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.