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CROWLEY, Alice M. (Akermark) 95, formerly of Boston and Needham, passed away on September 9, 2013 in Falmouth, ME after a brief illness. The daughter of Thorsten and Marie (Christenson) Akermark, she was born in Boston on February 15, 1918. A graduate of Hyde Park High School, she was married to William Crowley, a Boston Police Officer, until his death in 1985, and together they raised three daughters. Prior to her marriage she was employed at the Walter Baker Chocolate Company, and once her children were in school, she returned to work at Harbridge House, a Boston management consulting firm, where she started as a temp and rose to Executive Secretary to the President and CEO of the company. Moving to Maine after her husband passed away in 1985, Alice enjoyed life in her adopted state very much. She loved traveling and her travels included a three-week tour of Scandinavia in celebration of her 75th birthday which included a visit to relatives in Sweden. Alice was very proud of her Swedish heritage and was a member of the Independent Order of Scandinavians. She was also active in the 1918 Club, and the Red Hat Society. Alice is survived by her three devoted daughters and their spouses: Carolyn and Ed Czekaj of Indian Trail, NC, Paula and Colin Kaveney of Freeport, ME, and Susan and Jim Smith of Whitefield, ME, as well as her loving grandchildren and their spouses: Chris and Kristi Czekaj, Beth and Brian Ickes, Matt Smith and Catalina Silva, and Mike Smith and Liana Popkin. She was also the very proud great-grandmother of Brielle, Grayson and Alexa Ickes, and Alexandra and Olivia Smith. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, September 25th from 4-7 p.m. at Lindquist Funeral Home, One Mayberry Lane, YARMOUTH, ME 04096. Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories and tributes with Alices family. A burial service will be held on Friday, September 27 at 12:30 p.m. at the Massachusetts National Veterans Cemetery in Bourne, MA followed by a reception and Celebration of Life at the Coonamessett Inn, 311 Gifford St, Falmouth, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army or a .
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 22, 2013
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