Obituary: Jeanne M. Crowley, 92, of Fairfield

Jeanne M. Crowley, age 92, of Fairfield, the beloved wife of Edward V. Crowley, Sr., passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Born in Bridgeport to the late Charles and Regina Duhamel, Jeanne was a longtime Fairfield resident.

She was very active in Girl Scouts for over sixty-five years, serving as a leader on various committees, as well as being a Board Member. She also volunteered for over twenty-four years for the United Way in Bridgeport. A devout Catholic, Jeanne was a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Fairfield.

In addition to her husband, Jeanne is survived by her three loving and devoted children, Edward V. Crowley, Jr. of Fairfield, Kathleen M. Crowley of Hyde Park, NY, and Maureen A. Sperl of Huntington, NY. She will also be missed by her four cherished grandchildren, Paul, John and James Sheedy, and Lucas Sperl; as well as her precious great grandchildren, Hunter Serrano, Tayla Sperl and Jacqueline Sheedy.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. directly at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Fairfield. Inurnment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. at the SHAUGHNESSEY-BANKS FUNERAL HOME, 50 Reef Rd. in Fairfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jeanne’s name to Swim Across the Sound (which benefits St. Vincent’s Medical Center cancer care) at 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606 or

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