Sunday, June 12, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Harold J. Crowe

Harold J. Crowe, Retired Allison Inspector, Dies

Harold J. Crowe, 72, 35 West Pleasant Run Parkway, South Drive, an engine inspector 35 years for Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors Corporation died yesterday in Methodist Hospital.
He was born at Rockport and lived in Indianapolis for 52 years. He retired from Allison in 1964. 

Mrs. [sic] Crowe was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, the Speedway American Legion Post and 40 & 8. He was a World War I Army Veteran. 

Services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. in the church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jeannette Hall of Carmel and Mrs Mary Lucille [sic] Gallagher of Marietta, Ga., and two sons, Charles W. Crowe of Milwaukee and Harold J. Crowe, Jr of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana, 20 September 1971, p. 31.

*When I received my great grandfather's obituary (above), I got a big chunk of the page from the newspaper.  The Indianapolis Star obituaries have not been digitized, so I will be posting the (legible) obituaries from that page over the next several Sundays.


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