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Canandaigua, NY-Dorothy (Bittner) Crigger, age 91, formerly of Wethersfield, passed away February 2, 2012 in Canandaigua. She is survived by her son, William L. Crigger Jr. of Los Angeles; daughter, Bette-Jane Crigger of Chicago; grandson, William L. Crigger III of Los Angeles; sister, Anne L. Boas of Winthrop, ME; long-time companion, Wilma J. Kelly of Canandaigua. Mrs. Crigger was born in Dorrancetown, PA and was the daughter of Chesleigh and Mary Jane Bittner. She was raised in Hartford and trained at the Hartford School of Nursing. Mrs. Crigger was a US Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Nurse Corps. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing science from the University of Bridgeport and a master's degree in psychiatric nursing from the University of Delaware. Mrs. Crigger retired in 1985 after 30 years as a registered nurse and nurse administrator with the Veterans Health Administration. Services are private. Inurnment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, with military honors. Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., Canandaigua. Condolences may be offered at www.johnsonkennedy.com.

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