Dorothy L. Crowell – Lincoln

Dorothy L. Crowell – Lincoln

Dorothy L. Crowell, 88, of Briarwood Road, Lincoln, passed away March 13, at the Holiday Retirement Center, Lincoln. She was the beloved wife of Stephen H. Crowell Jr. for the past 68 years.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (Saulnier) Lease.

Dorothy was a machine operator for Universal Optical Company and Acme Optical Company for many years before retiring. She was a faithful communicant of Saint Pius V Church.

In addition to her husband, she leaves three sons, Stephen H. Crowell, III and his wife, Sharon; Bruce W. Crowell and his wife, Rochelle; Richard A. Crowell and his wife, Hilary; a daughter, Carol A. Stormes, and her husband, Keith; daughter-in-law, Terri Crowell, wife of the late son Gilbert N. Crowell; a sister, Louise Stephenson; seven grandchildren, Stephen, Russell, Brandon, Kathryn, Alexandra, Shanlee and Sebastian; and seven great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dominic, Isaac, Ethan, Olencia, Donovan and Evelyn. She was a sister of the late Elizabeth Blais and grandmother of the late Jennifer Gorton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m., in Saint Pius V Church, Eaton Street, Providence, to which relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

Arrangements are by by Russell J. Boyle & Son, Providence. For on-line condolences, visit .