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William James Crowley

1922 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
William James Crowley Obituary
William James Crowley
May 19, 1922 - Aug 21, 2013
Resident Of San Jose
Bill passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on the morning of August 21st. He was born in Denver, CO where he attended Regis Jesuit High School and earned recognition as all-time all Regis honors in both football and baseball. From there Bill earned athletic scholarship to Santa Clara University where he excelled as a scholar athlete in those same 2 sports. While attending SCU he met the love of his life, Mary Rose, and enjoyed 65 years of marriage and raising a family of 9 children. Besides Mary Bill is survived by his children Michael (Cathy), Mary Jo (Jim), Tim (Lise), Dan (Joan), Kevin ( and the late Dawn), Sheila (Pete), Sean (Lisa), Maureen (Mark), and Colleen, 21 grandkids, and 4 great granchildren. Bill excelled as a businessman starting his own company, Crowley Sales & Export which continues on today. Bill had an uncanny ability of making you feel at ease, treating everyone as an equal, making friends all day long. His sense of humor was unmatched. Visitation Tuesday 8/27 at 5pm with Rosary Service at 7pm at Lima Family Santa Clara Mortuary, 466 N. Winchester Blvd. Funeral Mass Wednesday 8/28 at 10am at SCU Mission Church, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. Interment private.


Published in San Jose Mercury News on Aug. 24, 2013
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