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Mary Elizabeth Crowell, 89, of Coudersport, passed away, Friday, June 22, 2018, at UPMC Cole, Coudersport.
Mary was born on May 6, 1929 in Bingham Township, the daughter of the late Lavern B. and Viola (Teater) Howe. She was the wife of the late Adelbert C. “Del” Crowell who preceded her in death on July 31, 2003.
She was a graduate of Ulysses High School, Class of 1947, and attended the YWCA Secretarial School in Buffalo, NY. Mary was by her husband’s side, Adelbert C. Crowell, CPA, for over forty years as his secretary.
Mary was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Coudersport and a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Ulysses Chapter #95. She was the daughter of farmers and loved the outdoors and gardening. She also enjoyed knitting and spending time with her family. Mary was forever young and a friend to all.
Mary is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Brenda L. Crowell of Coudersport and Julia A. and T.J. Jackson of Loveland, OH; five grandchildren; Cassie E. Fish of Pittsburgh; Alexander B. Fish of Coudersport; Holly A. Jackson of New Orleans, LA; Autumn L. Jackson of Loveland, OH and Elizabeth C. Jackson of Cincinnati, OH.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by a son, Bruce T. Crowell, a sister, Phyllis L. Burrell and a brother, Rev. P. Burdette Howe.
Family and Friends are welcome from 6- 8:00 pm, Thursday, June 28, 2018 for a visitation at the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, 210 North East Street, Coudersport and from 10-11:00 am, Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Park United Methodist Church, 15 East Third Street, Coudersport where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 am with Rev. Scott R. Ogden officiating. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm at the North Bingham Cemetery, Genesee.
Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Park United Methodist Church, 15 East Third Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to a charity of the donor's choice.