Margaret "Maggie" E. Crowell, died Dec. 5, 2012. A resident of Manomet for 70 years, Margaret was born in Seekonk, Dec. 4, 1921, the daughter of the late Emily and Joseph Souza. Margaret worked for several years as a hairdresser in Plymouth and was owner of Leslies Beauty Salon, in Manomet, during the 1960s. She enjoyed doing ceramics, often making gifts for her children and grandchildren. She was an avid baker, known for her delicious pies and pastries. During her late 70s, she began feeding dozens of birds at her home on Falmouth Road and enjoyed spending part of her day watching them come and go. An afternoon drive to Gellars for ice cream was another of her favorite pastimes. She attended many suppers and dances at the John Alden Sportsmans Club. Since 1976, she and her husband spent summers in Harrison, Maine, where they were active in the community. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Leslie "Let" Crowell, and one son, Richard Crowell of Manomet. She is survived by two sons, Martin Crowell and wife Muffett Crowell of Harrison, Maine, Donald Crowell and wife Christine of Pensacola, Fla.; and a daughter, Kathleen Mann of Manomet; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. A visitation for family will be held Friday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Richard Davis Funeral Home, 619 State Road (Rte. 3A), Plymouth (Manomet). A funeral service will be held at the funeral home Saturday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Manomet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Annes Church, 890 Brock Ave., New Bedford, MA 02744. Online condolences may be made at richarddavisfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Dec. 7, 2012