Marion Louise's Story
Marion Louise Crowley, 88, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died on May 28, 2017, after a brief illness.
She was born in Lynn, Mass., on March 22, 1929, the daughter of the late Edwin and Edna (Conway) Crowley, and resided in Swampscott before moving to Peabody 35 years ago.
Marion was a graduate of Brown University in 1952. She was the administrative assistant to the Office of the Dean at Harvard University in Cambridge for 43 years prior to her retirement in 1995.
She was an avid sailor and enjoyed sailing as a paid crew on the Ketch Yankee in the Adriatic Sea, the Mediterranean Ocean, and European rivers and canals, and formed many friendships over the world.
She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Gail Crowley of Sanbornville, N.H., and many cousins and friends and was the sister of the late David “Tank” Crowley and Dennis Crowley.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Brooksby Village Chapel, 101 Brooksby Village Drive (Route 114), Peabody, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 357 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970, in her memory.
For guest book, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on  June 9, 2017