William Thomas Crowe

William Thomas Crowe of Dorchester, formerly of Ballindooley, Co. Galway died on Nov. 17, 2012. Affectionately known also by Willie, Bill and Billy by friends and relatives, he was 89 years of age. He was retired from the Boston Gas Co. after more than 30 years of service. He had played with the Father Tom Burke’s Hurling Club. He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an Asst. Troop leader with the local Boy Scout Troop 66 for many years. He was a proud parent volunteer with the Saint Paul’s Choir School in Cambridge. He loved his family and loved to travel. He is survived by his sisters Nonie Collins and her husband Harry and Katie O’Sullivan, both of England as well as his brother Peter Crowe of Dublin, Ireland. Beloved husband of Anna F. Crowe. Devoted father of Catherine A. Harrington and her husband Ernest of Holbrook, MA; Thomas W. Crowe of Canton, MA; John J. Crowe and his wife Tammy of Merrimack, NH; Mary J. Crowe of Dorchester, MA. Loving grandfather of Anthony W. Crowe and his wife Christina of Quincy, MA. Proud great-grandfather of Miles V. Crowe. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA. on Friday Nov. 23, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass at Saint Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester on Saturday Nov. 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester, MA. Friends and relatives invited.