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Jaine Porter Crowley
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1936
Death: Jun. 30, 2009

PALM DESERT, CA Jaine Porter Crowley, age 72, passed away in the morning hours of Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in her home following a period of declining health. She was surrounded by family. Jaine was born in Boston, MA on December 8, 1936, a daughter of Arthur W. and Hazel (Dahlberg) Porter. She attended Boston Schools and was a 1954 graduate of Weymouth High School. A doting mother of three, Jaine resided for many years in Abington, MA. At the age of 40, she went back to school graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree in accounting. She worked several years in the energy field before relocating to Bel Aire, CA in 1982. Upon relocating to California, Jaine and her husband Paul became avid golf enthusiasts. She was an active member of the Woodland Hills Country Club before retiring to Palm Desert in 1988. She remained active in the Palm Desert Country Club having lived for many years on the 17th Tee. She served as tournament chair and treasurer and was also the womans club champion twice. Jaine was also active in the Palm Desert Country Club Association. In her lifetime, Jaine traveled extensively, and thoroughly enjoyed all life had to offer. She was an adored grandmother of three and a friend to many. She will be sadly missed. Jaine is survived by her mother, Mrs. Hazel L. Porter of Torrington, CT, her son, Stephen A. Ridley of Sherman Oaks, CA, her daughters Carolyn Barclay and her husband Billy of Berlin, NH and Suzanne Hammond of Palm Desert, CA. She is also survived by her sister, Nancy Knowlton and her husband Larry of Litchfield, CT, her grandchildren James, Stephanie and Hillary; four great-grandchildren, a niece and several grandnieces, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her father and her husband Paul K. Crowley on December 24, 1989. A Funeral Service and visitation was held on Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Wiefels and Sons Mortuary, Palm Springs, CA. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Migeon Avenue in Torrington, CT. Interment will be in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA at a later date. Those wishing to make donations may do so to the Hospice of the Desert Communities, 1150 North Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on 7/8/2009
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: 30B-116
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
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