Cumberland Times-News

January 13, 2013

ANNA M. (NELSON) CROWE [Frostburg]

Cumberland Times-News

— FROSTBURG — Anna Margaret (Nelson) Crowe, 81, of Finzel, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at the WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center.

 Born July 22, 1931 in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Nelson and Elvira (Hendley) Nelson. She was preceded in death by son-in-law Jim Deem.

Anna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an avid reader and loved music. Anna was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Hubert Crowe; sons, Andrew and wife, Joyce, Frostburg, James and wife Debi, Finzel; daughters, Elizabeth "Betsy" Deem, Finzel, Sharon Presley and husband Floyd, Eckhart, Julie Dzaack and husband Ken, Canaan Valley, W.Va., and Valerie Wilson and husband Kevin, Finzel; grandchildren, Donna (Crowe) Lucier and husband Nate, Stephen Crowe and wife Waleska, Jessica Crowe, Brian Crowe, Ashley Wilson, Megan(Dzaack) Bayonet and husband Chris, Michael Deem and wife Katie, Melissa Crowe and special friend Gerald Edmonds, Jason Wilson and fiancée Whitney Barker, Heather (Deem) Kossar and husband Tony, Amy (Dzaack)Curtis and husband Joe, Jon Deem, Erin Dzaack and fiancée Chase O'Dell, and Kimberly Crowe; great-grandchildren, Anna Lucier, Gabriel Crowe, Caedon Lucier, Carson Wilson, Emma Bayonet, Sophie Lucier; and sister Norma Fagan, Silver Spring. Also, numerous special nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Agnew officiating.

Interment will be in the family cemetery lot.

The family wishes to thank the WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center and the Home Care nurses and caregivers for their excellent, courteous and loving service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

There will be a time of fellowship and refreshments following the funeral at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

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