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Dexter W. Cribbie

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, April 14th beginning at 10:00 a.m. thru 12:00 p.m. NOON in the Cribbie, DexterVertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107),REVERE, and followed by the funeral service in the funeral home at 12:15p.m. for Dexter William Cribbie, who died on Saturday, April 9th at his Revere Residence, unexpectedly, following a lengthy illness. Interment is in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Born in South Boston, the family moved to Everett when Dexter was a young boy. He attended Everett schools & was a 1937 alumnus of Everett High School. He entered the US AIR FORCE, on December 23rd,1944 and served with the 675th Squadron, 417th Bombardment Group (4), FIFTH AIR FORCE, as a BOMBER PILOT, TWIN ENGINE 1022.He was the recipient of the American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal & the WW II Victory Medal. He was discharged from the Air Force as First Lt. on August 31,1946. He moved to Revere over 65yrs ago. Dexter then began his career as an Engineer specializing in Quality
Control Departments- Supervising & Inspecting. He was a long-standing member of the IRISH-AMERICAN CLUB of MALDEN, having been awarded LIFE MEMBERSHIP for his many years of proud service & volunteer services.


He is the beloved husband of almost 74yrs. to Christine D. (Franco) Cribbie. He is the devoted father of Judith A. “Judy” Santeusanio & her late husband, John N. of Revere & Cheryl M. Covalucci & her husband, John J. of Hubbardstown, Ma. He is the cherished Grandfather to John D. Santeusanio & his wife, Renee of Revere Steven J. Santeusanio & his wife, Tracey of Abington, Shawn M. Watson & his wife, Carrie & Christopher J. Watson all of Medford, Robin M. Watson of Leominster, Ma.& the late Jill C. Santeusanio. He is dear brother to the late, John “Ernie” & Ronald Cribbie. He is also lovingly survived by 6 (six) great-grandchildren, Joseph Santeusanio of Revere, Ross & Raquel Watson, Christopher & Andrew Watson all of Medford & Haley Watson of Stoneham, and many nieces & nephews.



Visiting Hours

Thursday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, April 14th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN. 38101-9908.

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