Remedios ‘Medy’ Crespo, M.D.
(nee Rivera) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday, October 6, 2019.
Beloved wife of the late Horacio ‘Boy’ T. Crespo, M.D., loving mother of Manuel (Martina), Maria ‘Tita’ (Paul Pitman), Celeste (John Manning), Donna (Ted) Lowe, Lizette Crespo Hessler, Nenita ‘Nenette’ (Jeff) Schaefer, Joel (Stephanie), and the late Horacio ‘Race’, dear daughter of the late Guillermo Rivera and the late Esther Macapagal; beloved sister of Proserfina ‘Prosie’ Caguin, Guillermo ‘Willie’ Rivera and the late Germalina ‘Lina’, loving grandmother of Leah, Anders, Naomi, Tess, Sarah, Hannah, Jacob, Ricky, Harrison (Stevie), Max, Emily, and Christopher, dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
Medy was born in Manila, Philippines where she was an accelerated student, graduating High School at 14 and receiving her medical degree at 21 from the University of Santo Tomas, where she also met her husband of 47 years. They moved to the United States in the late 1950’s, staying for a few years, before returning the Philippines to start their family. They moved back and made St. Louis their permanent home in 1964. Over the years they worked at several hospitals throughout St. Louis and the surrounding areas both in the Emergency Room and Urgent Care fields before opening their own family practice, The Crespo Medical Clinic, in Warrenton, MO in 1985, where they worked until their retirement in 2001.
Services: Visitation and funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 14 at St. Monica Catholic Church, 12136 Olive Blvd. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. with the Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. Interment Bellerive Gardens Cemetery. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Assn. or Evelyn’s House appreciated.