Dorothy J Crimmins

April 20th, 1928 to April 4th, 2022

Dorothy J. Crimmins, 93, of Fort Gratiot Township, died Monday, April 4, 2022.

She was born April 20, 1928 in Detroit to the late Thomas and Mary Lents. She married William J. Crimmins on July 9, 1955 in St. Christopher Catholic Church. He died February 14, 2010.

Dorothy volunteered at Mercy Hospital for many years and traveled with the Disaster Relief program for the American Red Cross. She enjoyed golfing, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Timothy (Judy) Crimmins, Michael Crimmins, Annette Crimmins and Thomas (Anita) Crimmins; grandchildren, Charlie (Kelly), Adam (Courtney), Lindsay, Brian (Shawna), Christopher, Kyle (Erin), Meghan (Kevin), Steven, Katie, Joey, Jeffrey (Kaity) and Emily; great-grandchildren, Phenix, Landon, Ella, Layla, Kevin, Camden and Charlie; brother, Robert (Arlene) Lents; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Thomas Lents, Emma Laverne Cruickshank, Mary Alice Cleaver and Phyllis Turner.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Sunday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Monday, April 11, 2022, in St. Mary Catholic Church with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. The Rev. Msgr. William Duncan will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters. To send condolences, visit

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