Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Crowe
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Bonita Springs, FL
Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Crowe

90, of Naples and formerly of Indianapolis, died Dec. 27, 2015. Born March 10, 1925, in Detroit to Alexander and Flossie (Egan) Craig, she graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit in 1943 and married Thomas K. Crowe Jan. 15, 1947. They moved to Indianapolis in 1960 and retired to Bonita Springs, Florida in 1991. Beth was a volunteer for the Child Abuse and Neglect Council and Noble Volunteer League in Indianapolis, an active member of Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in Naples and a volunteer for the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce. She loved music, and no matter where she went, she found friends.

Beth was preceded in death by her husband, Tom, in 1994. Surviving are her children, David Crowe of Cebu City, Philippines; Gary Crowe of Union City, California; and Nancy Crowe of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church.  Inurnment will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis, and an informal celebration of Beth's life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home.



Published by The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 30, 2015.
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Dearest Crowe family,
Words can not explain how I feel right now. I just found out the Grandma Crowe passed away. :(

Back in the 1980s my mom met Elizabeth in Indianapolis, IN. They had a beautiful relationship to the extent that my mom called Elizabeth, "Mother."
We grew up calling Elizabeth "Grandma."

Being first generation American kids, we were blessed with having our Grandma Crowe. She fulfilled every requirement as a loving Grandmother. She came to all of our Grandparent Days during elementary school, all of our symphony concerts, dance recitals, sports days, birthday parties, graduations, family events... Everything. It was a blessing to have such a beautiful-loving Grandma.
After she moved to Florida we stayed in touch but life got in the way with college/careers. The last time I spoke to Grandma she was getting her nails done!

Grandma lived a loving life. Her heart was filled with love for everyone. I can still remember her wearing a power suit with heels, pink lipstick and perfect hair. Grandma was a role model for us.
May God grant her place in the highest of heavens. Ameen.
I love you Grandma.

Love,
Aroos Naeem

(Shaukat, Riffat, Mehwish, Aroos and Waqar Naeem)
Aroos Naeem
September 4, 2016
Do u have any pics of her? She was my grandma... I tell my kids stories about her and they want to see what she looked like...
Mehwish Naeem
September 4, 2016
Dear Dave (Gary & Nancy): We remember your nice parents (and you) from our school days in Indianapolis. Our sympathy and best regards to you, all.
Jim & Dave Weigel
January 5, 2016
Nancy, Dave, Gary - Praying for you all as you go through this difficult time. I loved your parents, and appreciated their trust and including me in their lives as a teenage traveling babysitter with the Indy Star conventions. Sending love and hugs, always, Tammy
Tammy Medsker Cochran
January 4, 2016
Dave,Gary,and Nancy. Sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful person. I have missed all of you over the past years. John Buckner [email protected]
January 1, 2016
So sorry to hear, Nancy. Glad you were able to be with her at Christmas.
Joel Selmeier
December 31, 2015
Nancy - We send our sincerest sympathy in your loss. Charlotte & Everett thought a lot of your Mom & Dad. Mom has been very grateful that you've kept in touch over the years. Thinking of you and sending our prayers.
Charlotte Swartz & Susan & Bob Christopher
December 31, 2015
We are all thinking of you during this difficult time.
Bonnie Blackburn-Penhollow
December 29, 2015
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