Agnes Crowley

[ Age 88 ] Administrator and volunteer

December 25, 2007

Agnes E. Crowley, a retired medical administrator and community volunteer who chaired the 1988 Flower Mart, died of respiratory failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Catonsville resident was 88.

Born Agnes Slater in Washington, she was raised in the Edmondson Village area and was a graduate of St. Cecilia's School.

She worked at the old Hochschild Kohn department store and later became assistant credit manager at the old Hamburger's Clothiers on Baltimore Street.

She later joined the Glenn L. Martin Co. and also worked at Westinghouse Corp. in Timonium. In the mid-1970s she was part of the team that opened the John L. Denton Medical Center in the Inner Harbor. After spending about 10 years there, she worked in administration at the Fort Washington Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Crowley was a longtime volunteer. She belonged to the Friends of the Baltimore Symphony and the Baltimore Symphony Associates. She was involved in Symphony Sunday, the Decorators' Show House and the Tiny Tots Concerts. She also worked part time in the symphony's public relations office.

She was a member of the Women's Civic League and was its treasurer. She chaired the 1988 Flower Mart.

She was also treasurer for the Maryland Science Center Associates and helped with fundraising. She was an adviser to the "Round the World Adventure Series" travel talks.

She was a past president and chairwoman of the Ways and Means Committee of the Woman's Club of Catonsville.

She enjoyed traveling with her daughters.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 1108 Providence Road in Towson.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara C. Booth of Parkville and E. Stephanie Crowley of Ellicott City; a grandson; and two great-grandsons. Her marriage ended in divorce.

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