Tonawanda News


April 12, 2013

Judith A. Cribbs

NORTH TONAWANDA — Judith A. Cribbs (nee Brietenbach), age 72, of North Tonawanda, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Cribbs was born August 12, 1940 in North Tonawanda, daughter of the late Walter and Mabel (Mittlestaedt) Brietenbach. Mrs. Cribbs attended local schools and graduated from Starpoint High.

She was a life member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda. Mrs. Cribbs enjoyed bingo, shopping, ceramics and fishing with her husband.

Beloved wife of Thomas Cribbs; devoted mother of Thomas Cribbs, Jr. and Cynthia (Herbert)    Crossley, both of North Tonawanda; loving grandmother of Matthew and Kaitlynn Cramer; sister of Sharon (late Marvin) Liedy and Nancy (late Edward) Pipalski. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Friends may call MONDAY 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 AM, with Rev. Karl W. Haeussler officiating. Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Roswell Park or DeGraff Memorial Hospital.

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