Ruth's Story

Ruth P. Crowley, 86, passed away on July 25, 2016, at Sunrise Nursing Home in Jonesport, ME. She was born February 25, 1930, daughter of the late Robert Church and the late Geraldine M. Church.

Ruth graduated from Jonesport High School. She was formerly a secretary for the Jonesport School Department, Superintendent of Schools. She enjoyed the Patriot football games, reading, swimming at Gardner's Lake, bingo, any type of seafood and loved her chocolate candy.

Ruth was married to her husband of 69 years, the late Millard P. "Sammy" Crowley Jr.; 2 sons, Steven Crowley and wife, Cathy Crowley, and the late Bruce M. Crowley and his wife, Janet K. Crowley; 1 daughter, the late Terry L. Alley and husband, Darrell Alley, all of Jonesport; 6 grandchildren, Scott Alley of Livermore, Taryn Finlay of East Machias, Derek Alley of Jonesport, Maegan Crowley of South Portland, Toby Crowley of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Ryan Crowley of Austin, Texas; 6 great-great-grandchildren,Adrienne and Lucas Alley of Livermore, Alexander Finlay, Jordan Finlay, and Derek Polk, all of East Machias, and Tyler Crowley of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Ruth's graveside service is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Greenwood Cemetery in Jonesport, ME. Arrangements entrusted to Bragdon-Kelley Funeral in Machias, ME. Online condolences may be shared at www.bragdonkelley.com.
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