CROWLEY, John L. "Jay" Of Reading, formerly of Melrose, March 15, 2013. Beloved husband of Janet H. (Nilsson) Crowley; devoted father of John L. Crowley II of Reading; Jill Crowley Porter and her husband Michael of Scituate. Cherished brother of Joel B. Crowley and his wife Sandra of Melrose, and Peter T. Crowley of Northborough. Loving grandfather of Rebecca & Sarah Crowley of Reading; Madeleine & Michael Porter of Scituate and also survived by several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 18, at 12 Noon at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St., (corner of Woburn St.), READING. Burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. A visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service from 10-12. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jay's memory to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Jay was a veteran of the Vietnam War, US Army. For info., directions, and on line guest book, visit:

Funeral Home

Douglass Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home
25 Sanborn Street Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-0284
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 16, 2013