Mary Loretta Crowley

Mary L. (Wojcik) Crowley, a retired clerk, died at her home in Milton, Friday July 22, 2011. She was 85 years old.

Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Our Lady of Czestochowa School, South Boston.  Mary was married in Oakland, California, where she taught tap and ballroom dancing while her husband was stationed there. Upon returning to Boston, she began raising her family and operated Crowley Florist in Dorchester. Mary worked as a retail clerk at R.H. Stearns for many years and retired from Quincy District Court in 1987.

She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed knitting, completing crossword puzzles and playing cards. She will be missed by all.

Loving mother of Frederick J. Crowley of Bristol, NH, Kevin J. Crowley of Boston, Therese M. Lynch of Harwich and Bryan J. Crowley of Marshfield. Sister of Helen Coogan of Yarmouthport and the late Johnny Wojcik, Stanley Podchakowski and Sophie Gentile. Mary is also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, St. Mary’s Road, Milton, Wednesday July 27 at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Tuesday 4-8 PM.