Mary Elizabeth Critchett, 70, passed away Jan. 1, 2015. Survived by her daughter, Catherine (Jim) Sajbel; son, Greg (Amy) Critchett; and grandchildren, Sara (Jeremiah) and Jimmy Sajbel. Preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Katherine Newkirk, Elizabeth and Andrew Conder; parents-in-law, Hugh and Edith Critchett; and great-grandbaby, Brock Benjamin. Born June 24, 1944, in Pueblo Colorado. Mary Beth was a successful realtor for Jones-Healy and Bill Ludwig. She also worked at Daher/Hildebrand Insurance Agencies while she was attaining her degree in Biology. Upon graduation, she was a very devoted educator- sharing her enthusiasm for Science and Mathematics with her students. Mary Beth loved spending time with her family. She was an amazing cook, had a knack for solving puzzles, and had a wonderful sense of humor. She had a never-ending thirst for knowledge. Mary Beth had a deep relationship with God, found comfort in His word, and is now with Him forever. Rosary, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, and funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, both in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Children's Hospital NICU through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Cathy & Family. I am so sorry to hear about Mary Beth’s passing. I truly enjoyed working with her and Bill Ludwig. She was always so positive and a joy to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Kathy,Greg, and family. I am so sorry to hear about Mary Beth. She was a wonderful person. She was so full of love. She always had a smile on her face Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

  3. Cathy and family, I am so sad to hear of Mary Beth’s passing. She was an amazing woman and will always have a special place in my heart. I know that she is in heaven with the arms of Jesus wrapped around her and at peace. She will be missed. Praying for you and your family.

  4. Expressing sadness at the loss of this great woman…Mother and Grandmother to two of the greatest women I know, Cathy and Sara. Sending strength to the families and praying for Peace for All soon. Sympathy & Love from me and my family.

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