Crowley; Earl Francis April 28, 1937 – May 24, 2012
It is with much sadness and heavy hearts that we, the family of Earl Francis Crowley, announce the death of our father, grandfather and brother on May 24, 2012 at the Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Our dad passed away peacefully with family at his side at the age of 75 years.
Born in Port Medway, Queens County, Earl was one of six children born to the late Hilda and David Crowley.
Earl grew up in Port Medway where he continued to live and make his home in the Crowley homestead working at a young age with his mother and father on the family farm. He was a truck driver in his younger years, but spent most of his life working at sea as a fisherman, and in his later years retiring to spend much loved time on his woodlands and at his hunting camp.
Dad enjoyed deer hunting, going for drives, visiting with friends and family, “yarning” with his buddies at the wharf and loved both hearing and telling a good joke. He had a keen interest in woodlands and was very knowledgeable in the area of Port Medway history.
He loved to tell stories of his time spent at sea and the many friendships he made over the years.
Earl truly loved his family greatly and will be sadly missed and forever loved. His memory will be cherished and forever treasured his four children and our families.
Along with his parents, Earl was predeceased by his loving wife, our wonderful mother, Ruth Elizabeth Crowley on March 25, 2005, sister Alice (Dennie) Whynot, brother Douglas (Katie) Crowley and his loyal and much loved little buddy “Sam”.
He is survived by his three sons; Gordon (Lillian) Crowley of Liverpool; Eric (Kelley Inglis) of Port Medway; and Bill of Vancouver, BC, his only daughter Susan (Peter) Truelove of Brooklyn; grandchildren Tina Crowley of Liverpool; Johnny Crowley (Nada McGlynn) of Halifax; Josh Truelove (Lindsay Rumbolt) of Bridgewater; and Rhylee Truelove of Brooklyn; foster son Colin MacNeil of Sackville, New Brunswick; brother Ernie Crowley of Port Medway; sisters Mildred Dolliver of Middlewood and Ethel (Ivan) Parnell of Scarborough, Ontario; and many nieces and nephews.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Interment at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Port Medway. Donations in Earl’s memory, if so desired, may be made to Queens General Hospital, Liverpool. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Judy Giffin and Jane Judge -Leslie and Family
To: Gordon, Lillian , Tina and Johnny
Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow, you are in our prayers.
TO SUSAN AND FAMILY–MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS SAD AND DIFFICULT TIME !! REMEMBER ALL THE GOOD TIMES YOU HAVE ALL SPENT TOGHETHER !!!
Donna and Kirk Whynot
Susan and Family, So sorry to hear about your Dad but now he is with Ruth again. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. RIP Earl
Susan and family….so sorry to hear the sad news….losing a parent is very , very sad……but we will always have great memories to hold in our hearts forever.. Thinking of you and sending my sincere sympathy at this time.
Harry & Cheryl Kennickell
Susan, Peter, Josh & Riley; we are so sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you through this difficult time.
Dear,Susan, Gordon,Eric,and of course the rest of Earl’s loving family:I was so saddened to read of your Dad’s passing, I can only hope your happy memories of him will help you through the pain of losing him.
Gordon, Susan, Eric, Billy, Collin & Families,
I’m so sorry for your loss. Uncle Earl was a wonderful man and thankfully he is with Aunt Ruth now. They both played such a huge roll in my childhood and Stephen’s childhood, that we often talk about the good times spent in Port Medway with you all. I can only imagine the wonderful memories he has given each of you 🙂 Hold them close and know that we all feel your pain and loss. Love and prayers to each of you.
Margo & Borden Hanley
Susan, Gordon & family: Our sincere sympathy to you and your family at this difficult time. God Bless.
I was shocked to have come on here and seen Earl’s picture. My deepest sympathy goes out to all of Earl’s family . Find peace in your memories of him and know that he is in God’s hands now .
My love is sent to each and everyone of you .
Doris Lohnes Schnare
To all members of Earl’s family: My sincere condolences to all of you at this sad time. He is now at peace. Love Doris
Stephen & Sally Lake Belding
Gordon and Lillian so sorry for your loss.Stephen fished with Earl years ago and of course we remember him,from the years we lived in Port Medway.Hold onto your memories for those will keep you going in the days to come. He is now with his beloved Ruth. To you and your family we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Stephen & Sally Lake Belding
I am absolutely shocked to find out that Earl has passed away, To Eric, Susan and all the family may God be with you at this most difficult time, I remember him standing out by the building every time I walked by and he would always say hi! . sending all my love and prayers to you all.
Susan & family…….my thoughts & prayers are with you. Take good care. Karen Colp
Linda & Robert Trainor
Dear Susan, Peter, Josh & Rhylee & families,
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Your Mom & Dad are now together forever. Cherish the memories you have of them. May the love & peace of God surround you all at this time of sadness. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.
Larry & Grace Stevens
Gordon, Eric, Bill, Susan, Ernie, Mildred, Ethel & families,
We were so saddened to hear of Earl’s passing. We spent many happy visits and laughed a lot with him in Wileville talking about “the good old days.” He will be missed.
You are all in our prayers and thoughts,
Larry & Grace
Geraldine Stevens Williams
To Gordie, Eric, Susan, Billy, Ethel and Ernie:
So sorry to hear of Earl`s passing. He came to our home in Port Medway many times when we were all growing up and remained a constant friend of my brother Larry. Our family has many memories of those happy times.
May God be with each one and comfort you as only He can do .
Julie & Allan MacDougall
Susan, Peter, Josh, Rhylee and famiy, We are thinking of you at this very sad time. Over time happy memories and fun times will bring a smile back to your face and fill your hearts. We are here if you need anything.
So sorry to hear of earls passing i wil always hold his stories and jokes and his visits close to my heart . I still can see him giving my a little red wagon which my son plays with when we are up that way visiting . He was a good man and he could always make you laugh with a story or joke but was a friend to many who he will be missed by. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of your saddness and grief . May Ruth and Earl and God comfot you from heavens grace.
Sincerely Gertrude and Family
I am so sorry to hear about Earl’s passing but hopefully he is where he can hunt and “yarn” with the rest of the boys that have gone on ahead of him. Murray and him fished together for quite a few years and he drove truck with my Dad so I have known Earl for a number of years and have always enjoyed talking and joking with him. It is so nice to have good memories of those we love. Take care everyone and know that I am thinking of you all during this sad time.
Todd J Hannam
Sending My Deepest Condolences To All The Family During This Most Difficult Time
Todd J Hannam
Jordan & Bella Oickle
To the Family of Earl Crowley, Our sincere condolences to all of you at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you.
Susan Oickle & Wilson (junior) Oickle
Dear Family. We were so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. It is truely a sad day when we have to say goodbye to a loved one. I am sure you all have alot of good memories of him, so get together and share those memories. I am sure there will be lots of tears, but also you my have a few smiles. We are thinking of you all through this sad time. Susan
Nancy & Vernon Oickle
Susan, Peter, Josh and Rhylee, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of all of you during this difficult time.
Susan and family im so sorry to hear of your fathers passing .he will be missed .he spent a lot of time up to my dads having good talks about the good old days .We sent our love to you all .and may God help you all to get though this sad time
Shirley & Paul Shot
To the Crowley family: Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time. Gain strength from each other and remember the fun times you had with your dad and grandfather. God Bless.
Jane and Bill
Dear Susan and family, We are so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.
Kathy, Bernie, Nellie and Lindsay
Dear Susan and family,
Our sincere condolences on the passing of your dad and grandfather. We certainly understand the depth of your grief . So glad we were able to meet Earl and his little dog. A father’s love is special. May your memories of happy times warm your heart. Hugs to you all.
Susan, Doug, and family
Sue, Peter, Josh and Rhylee We are so sorry for your great loss. Keep the memories alive and think about the good times you had with your father. If you want to talk, I will listen. Thinking of you. Love Sue and family.
My sincere Sympathy to you and family at this difficult time god bless ,
Dear Eric: I was saddened to hear of your father’s passing and hope you take comfort from the many happy memories you have.
Lean on your friends and family in these hard days, your parents are together again and always watching over you.
April williams roberts, Larry and Marlene williams
So very sad to hear of uncle earls passing i hvae such fond memories of our visits down there and his visits to see us. My dad Larry had very fond memories of both uncle earl and aunt ruth and going to their place in port medway…uncle earl will be deeply missed and never forgotten
April, Larry and Marlene
Jamie and Celeste
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He will always be remembered by many in the Stevens Family. I can still see him driving up the road on his tractor with his dog sitting on the back. He always stayed for a talk or a story of when Jamie and John were young every time he delivered our wood. We were always welcome at your parents home. May our prayers give you all strength.
Ron Lynk & Family
Sending My Deepest Condolences & Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.
Gerald & Vina Moses
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing, Eric & Kelley. Our condolences to you and your family. Gerald & Vina Moses
Darlene & John Chandler
Eric, Susan and family, we are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Teresa Smiley of Liverpool, NS
To the Crowley family….So sorry to hear of your loss. Take comfort in your fond memories and be there for each other through this difficult time. You are all in my prayers and thoughts.
Richard & Pat Conrad
Susan,Peter and family..we were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our heartfelt smpathies to your family.Bless you all.
Dottie and Gary Hatt
Gordie, Susan, Eric, Billy and families – so sorry to hear of Earl’s passing. Hold onto the memories. It’s a hard road but take comfort in knowing that he is at now at peace.
Amena and Family
We were so sorry to hear of Earl’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Dear Susan and Eric
So sorry to see the passing of your dad. Know he was greatly loved by you both.