- June 21, 1974 - January 10, 2013
- Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
of Crystal's Passing
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“Crystal, sweet.beautiful Crystal. I miss you so much. I know youre in a bettter place now but sometimes i wish things werent the way they were...wish...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Elizabeth - clinton twp, MI
“i still miss her and love her so much :(
2 of 38 | Posted by: Hannah Rose - daughter
3 of 38 | Posted by: joankraus - warren,mich., MI
“It has been almost a month since you passed away and i am missing you more and more each day. I stare at your picture all day long and read these...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Tuominen - Virginia Beach, VA
“I'm no good at these types of things, or good byes. I Miss you Sunshine I know your no longer in pain and your partying with nanna, Grandpa Boo...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: Nicole LaFleur - Southgate, MI
“Two years ago I was claimed on a website to be someone's 'bestie' and from that day that woman grew to be a major part of my life. My life is richer...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: Thomas J - England - Friend
“I only knew Crystal from hanging with her online, especially back in the "MySpace days". She gave me many laughs and brightened many days. "Secret...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: George Stephens - Greenville, NC
“Didn't know her that well except through online gaming. I thought she was a very funny person and that's why i sent here a friend request on cellufun...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: brad schneider - Warsaw, VA
“She was so sweet. I was so sick on my 37th bday n she sent me a birthday box. n online she called me her punkin seed. I will miss her badly.
9 of 38 | Posted by: april adams - fulton, MO - bff
“Crystal(bee), you are truly an awesome person i will never forget the first time you spoke you me. You will be missed:(.
10 of 38 | Posted by: Owen P.(Razor) - FL - Friend
“You will always be in my thoughts and in my heart. Miss you alot. Wish you knew how much you eere loved by everyone. You made big impacts on people...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Mike Sharpe (machinistguy) - MI
“So sorry Don and kids . I loved Crystal. Hope to see you soon.
12 of 38 | Posted by: Tina Briones Smith - Murfreesboro, TN
“Crystal you will always be missed by everyone who knew you, your friends, your family, anyone who you have touched in life. I'm truly blessed to have...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Danyell (NAME) - Allentown, PA
“Crystal you are very much missed by all of us and we love you
14 of 38 | Posted by: traci lesko - irwin, PA - friend
“Dear Hannah, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mom and I were born the same year, so same age. My deepest condolences.
15 of 38 | Posted by: Mrs. Sahadi - Hannah's Teacher
“Mom, i will miss you and love you always. you were a very good mother to all of us and u mean the world to me. I want you to know that you will never...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Hannah Rose Wittersheim - MI
“From knowing Crystal online and off, the thing she said that always stuck with me was right after Easter one year when she posted about coloring eggs...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Kathy Allen - NC - Friend
“There's so much I could say..I said some of it at the service tonight. When Crystal and I were teens one of our favorite Disney movies to watch was...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Melinda aka Minda - Allen Park, MI
“i love you mom <3
19 of 38 | Posted by: Hannah Wittersheim - MI
“Mom, i love you very much and i hope you are with gramps and your mom and all of our loved ones in heaven .so how are they all? i miss all of them...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Hannah Wittersheim - MI
“My prayers to all crystal's family and friends. She will be sorely missed.
21 of 38 | Posted by: Jennifer Herald - MI
“I have know Crystal for about 15years, she is related to a family member in my family. When I met crystal back then my daughter were very young, she...Read More »
22 of 38 | Posted by: Angeline Gregory - Wixom, MI
“had some great memories with the family, you will be missed. r.i.p.
23 of 38 | Posted by: ron michalak - westland, MI
“First of all, I love everyones comments on here. She truely touched the hearts of many in ways she might not have even realized. She was my friend,...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Sheri - Taylor, MI - Friend
“I'm so sorry for your loss prayers for the family
25 of 38 | Posted by: Glenda Edmonds - Dearborn heights, MI
“Beevomit (Crystal) was a very good natured person so bubbly and full of life. I feel blessed to have known her in Arena <3
26 of 38 | Posted by: Leilani aka leilei69 - gloucester, VA
“I was blessed to have known Crystal and be apart of her life for a short time, but in that short time I discovered what a great and precious lady she...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Brian Doere aka cr4sh1 - Talbott, TN
“I was so blessed to have known Crystal for the short time I did. I will always remember her kindness and humor. She was an amazing person and will be...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Rainy - PA - Friend
“The heavens have gained an angel and we all have lost a beautiful soul.Her light touched so many people.She will be truely missed.My prayers go to...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Anthony Langley - baltimore, MD
“Crystal aka bee vomit I never met you in person, but we met on battle arena. You're one of the nicest people on there. You're so bubbly, kind, and...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Megra blade aka Megan - St. Paul, MN
“You will be missed. You blessed arena with your friendship R.I.P
31 of 38 | Posted by: christy
“I can remember first meeting Crystal in Red Hook ( I am a friend of Mike). She was such a fun loving kid (she was in her teens when I met her). ...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Jeff Pistritto - Farmington, NY
“The memories are endless with for me and Crystal. Starting from when I was young, to the memories I have of her and my son lil Eric aka "willie...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Brandy Leonard - Imboden, AR
“I am sorry for loss she is up in heaven watching over her loved ones.
34 of 38 | Posted by: Melissa and little Jason covert - MI
“Sorry accidentally deleted message thru tears. Crystal you are very loved by many. I wish you knew how many people miss you right now, I am grateful...Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: Elizabeth - Clinton Township, MI
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36 of 38 | Posted by: Elizabeth - Clinton Township, MI
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was a great person. She will be remembered by many and loved by all.
37 of 38 | Posted by: kim - blair, NE - friend
“Crytal was my big sister that everyone should have. If you were to think of someone who was wild and free spirited and so caring it would be her. Her...Read More »
38 of 38 | Posted by: Michael Tuominen (lil brother) - VA
Crystal Michelle Wittersheim, age 38, died on January 10, 2013 at St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital-Macomb Center, In Warren, Michigan. She was born June 6, 1974 in Garden City, Michigan to James (Theresa) Purcell and the late Anita (nee:Fall) Tuominen.
Shortly after graduation in 1992 from Annapolis High School in Dearborn Heights, Crystal worked some odds and ends jobs. She was a girl who enjoyed life to its fullest. Crystal loved her children with all her heart,...she would do anything for her babies. You could find her paging through magazines, catalogs, and books looking for ideas for her kids Halloween costumes. She would host the annual "Ugly Sweater" party at Christmas for her friends and family. If she wasn't having a Halloween or Christmas party you could always count of her to planning a made-up party or any random party just so everyone could get together. Crystal was wild, fun, loving, caring, and funny person. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her loving husband, Donald; her children, Makayla, Jacob, Hannah, Parker, and Daphney; her father, James Purcell; her siblings, Melissa, Michael, Amanda (Steve), Joey, Michael, and Randy; her nieces and nephews, Anita, Spencer, Lily, Addsion, Moira, and Kirsten. She is also survived by many other loving family members and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, Anita Tuominen.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2pm until the time of her eulogy service at 5:30pm, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road).
Please share memories at her memory book.