Margaret E. Crowell, 91

Margaret (Maggie) E. Crowell, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

A resident of Manomet, Mass. for 70 years, Margaret was born in Sekonk, Mass., Dec. 4, 1921, the daughter of the late Emily and Joseph Souza. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Leslie (Let) Crowell, and one son Richard Crowell of Manomet. She is survived by two sons, Martin Crowell and wife Muffett Crowell of Harrison, Maine; Donald Crowell and wife Christine, of Pensacola, Fla.; and a daughter Kathleen Mann, of Manomet, Mass.; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Margaret worked for several years as a hairdresser in Plymouth, Mass., and was owner of Leslie’s Beauty Salon in Manomet during the 1960s. She enjoyed doing ceramics, often making gifts for her children and grandchildren. She was an avid baker, known for her delicious pies and pastries. During her late seventies she began feeding dozens of birds at her home on Falmouth Rd. and enjoyed spending part of her day watching them come and go. An afternoon drive to Gellars for ice cream was another of her favorite pastimes.

She attended many suppers and dances at the John Alden Sports-mans Club. Since 1976, she and her husband spent summers in Harrison, Maine, where they were active in the community.

A funeral service was held at Davis Funeral Home followed by her burial at Manomet Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St Anne’s Church, 890 Brock Ave, New Bedford, MA 02744.

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