THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Terence "Terry" Crowley, 83, of Goodman, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 13 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara.
Born Jan. 31, 1931, in Macwahoc, Me., to James and Laura (Pratt) Crowley, he graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. and received a Masters in Education from Central Connecticut State University. He was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean War. He met his wife, Gloria Mountain, in Hartford and they married on July 16, 1955, in Dexter, Me. She preceded him in death in 2011.
He was a public school teacher in Connecticut and later a public school administrator in many school districts in New England and the Midwest. In addition to his long career in public education, he enjoyed sports, golf and gardening, but most importantly, loved spending time with his family and cat.
He is survived by four children, Kevin (Sharon) Crowley, Goodman, Kathleen (Tom) Cavitt, Sun Prairie, Tom Crowley, Goodman and Jennifer (Robert) Monteux, Waterville, Me.; a brother, James Crowley, Hartford; three sisters, Patricia Jobes, Hartford, Nancy Wilde, New Canaan, Conn. and Mary Crowley Reading, Vt.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, Gloria, he was preceded in death by a son, Brian Crowley.
Per his wishes, graveside services will be held Monday, July 21 at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Goodman, with Deacon Jerry Cross officiating. Jacobs Funeral Home, Niagara Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.