Mary L. Crowe
of Townsend, formerly of Shirley; 73
TOWNSEND -- Mary L. (Sutton) Crowe, 73, of Townsend, formerly of Shirley, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 , at Emerson Hospital, Concord.
Her husband, John Crowe, died in 2004.
Mrs. Crowe was born in Leominster January 26, 1940, a daughter of Ernest J. and Doris (Harvey) Sutton, and resided many years in Shirley before moving to Townsend nine years ago.
She leaves two sons, Richard Cleveland of Townsend, Ralph Cleveland of Shirley; two daughters, Sheryl Cleveland of Bradford, Debra Cleveland of Mason, NH; a sister, Carol Richards of Tennessee; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late Thomas Sutton of Merrimack, NH who died last year.
For 10 years, Mrs. Crowe worked in the distribution department of Nashoba Publications in Ayer, retiring in 2004. She enjoyed horseback riding.
Mrs. Crowe's family will receive family and friends from 12 noon -- 2 pm Tuesday, April 23rd at the T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend Center. A graveside service will immediately follow the visitation period at Hillside Cemetery, Highland Street, Townsend. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mary's name to the
, c/o The Komen Massachusetts Affiliate, 89 South St. Suite 406, Boston, MA 02111
Please see www.andersonfuneral.com
for additional information.