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“Dear Crowl Family, I am so sorry to hear about the death of your mother. I have fond memories of times with all of you. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Penny Drew

“sorry cotmenms got a little screwed up….if nobody noticed then , i mean nothing….(whistling in background) ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Risa

“Dear Crowl Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff - I still remember some of the great stories you told me about your mom and a certain lecture...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Annie McLhinney-Cochran

“Renee, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. You are truly a reflection of the...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Donna

“Bob, Jeff, Renee and Lisa, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Mim was truly a classy lady. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Clark

“Lisa, I'm sorry to hear of your Mothers Passing. My deepest Sympathy to you and your family. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Sandra Turner Weaver

“In great sadness, Mim was a sweet and wonderful Lady always smiled when you saw her /We had Lunch one time after I moved to Tn in Newark, she will...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Lucy Parrott

“It is with sadness I am writing to say I will really miss Mim. She was a classmate of mine at Hershey High School, and always a bright spot in my...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Blanche Nye Kinch

“Bob, Jeff, Lisa and Renee. Sorry to read about your mom. I know she will be missed by you and your family. With sincere thoughts. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Larry Anderson

“Lise/Barry, Bobby, Jeff, Renee; so sorry to hear of your moms passing..brought tears to my eyes. Now all of the moms that lived on lafayette while...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tawni Olsen

“Dearest Renee, Tricia, Jeff and family. May you find comfort in knowing our thoughts are with you and your entire family. She was an awesome lady who...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Phyllis Wallis

“Miriam Crowl was a dental patient in our office for many years. She was one of the classiest ladies I ever met. Elegance, confidence and...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Barry

“In one of the stars I shall be living In one of them I shall be laughing And so I will be as if all the stars were laughing when you look at the sky...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: la la

“My deepest condolences to your family. May the God of all comfort grant you peace at this very sad time.-Isaiah 61:2 ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Claudine

“To The Family, Please accept my condolence. Hopefully, you are able to draw comfort from the scriptures during this difficult time. For example,...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Sherry

“Mim was a person who could meet you and immediately put you at your ease. Conversing with her was always enjoyable and I, personally, always came...Read More »
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Miriam L. 'Mim' Crowl, 79, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away at her home January 6, 2012.

Born in Hershey, PA on October 21, 1932, Mim was the youngest of 13 children born to the late John and Mabel Riegel Cassel. At the age of 15, she graduated from Hershey High School in 1948. She was a homemaker for many years and then later in life took on a career as a journalist, starting at the Cecil Democrat, then going to the Cecil Whig and moving to the News Journal. She changed her career again and became personnel officer for the Rodel Company in Newark, DE where she retired in 1997. She travelled extensively throughout North America, Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa. She was an avid reader and self educated woman who lived very independently. She enjoyed antiques and fine collectibles.

She is survived by two sons, Robert L. Crowl, II and Jeffry D. Crowl of Rising Sun; two daughters Lise L. Brown of Rising Sun and Renee L. Crowl of Newark, DE; three sisters, Ethel Good of Palmyra, PA, Polly Hatter of Halifax, PA and Helen Steffen of Hershey, PA and a brother John H. Cassel, Jr. of Nicholasville, KY; four grandchildren, Tricia, Ashley, Robert, III and Rachel; a great grandchild Liam; a son-in-law Barry Brown as well as numerous nieces and nephews who all greatly loved 'Aunt Mim'.

A service honoring her life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. Friends and family may call at the funeral home beginning at 12 noon. Burial will be private.