Dolores T. (Power) “Dee” Crowley of Hopkinton, formerly of Dedham and Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Nov. 23 at the age of 97. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Crowley and devoted mother of Dennis P. Crowley and his wife, Mary, of Medway, and the late Janice Ann Crowley. She also was a loving grandmother of Dennis Paul and his wife, Chelsa, Jonathan Ryan and his wife, Jaclyn, Katie Collins and her husband, Brian; great-grandmother of Madelyn, Merritt, Via, Willa, Mars, Foster and Samus; and loyal sister of Stephen Power and his wife, Eileen Power, of Punta Gorda, Florida. Dee also is survived by her good and loyal friend for 57 years, Anne Sheridan. Dee and Anne were referred to as the “Q Tip Sisters.”
Dee’s career as an insurance broker spanned over 40 years. She was a longtime member of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women. She was an original and devoted parishioner of St. Susanna’s Church in Dedham.
Gam, as her grandchildren called her, loved to winter in Florida and was involved in many activities. She made many friends with her happy and friendly ways. She was an avid card player who always was willing to challenge anyone in a game of cribbage. She will be missed by her family and many friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 28, from 3-6 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington Street. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston, 708 Washington Street. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dolores’ memory to Children’s Tumor Foundation, c/o Neurofibromatosis, Mail Code 6895, P.O. Box 7247, Philadelphia, PA 09170.