|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 2011|
William G. Crowell, 90, a longtime resident of East Bridgewater passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the beloved husband for over 50 years to the late Amariet (McGrath) Crowell. Born in Braintree, July 22, 1921, he was the son of the late William S. and Katherine (Estabrook) Crowell. William grew up in Weymouth and Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1940. He was a proud veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946 and was assigned to the 9th General Hospital medical department. His tour of duty included Australia, New Guinea, Goodenough Island, Biak, Philippines and Japan. He had worked at Boston Whaler for over 25 years before his retirement in 1988. William enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. His humor and kindness was always present. He loved listening to the radio, watching the Red Sox and planting tomatoes and watching them grow in his garden. He is survived by his three children, Paul Crowell of Oakland, Calif., Amariet Karahalis and her husband Norman of Bridgewater, and Amanda Crowell of Rockland. He was the cherished grandfather of Steven and Olivia Swiatek; and brother of the late Christine Crowell. His funeral service will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 at the rotary), Whitman. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, East Bridgewater. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5-8 p.m. Donations in his name may be made to the charity of ones choice. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.blanchardfc.com.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on October 4, 2011
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
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