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Celebrating the life of
Andrew Thomas Crowe
March 01, 1929 - April 26, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Visitation
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm - Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Memorial Service
  • 10:30am - Monday, May 01, 2017
  • St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church
  • 590 Walthour Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-897-5725
  • Interment
  • - Monday, May 01, 2017
  • St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
  • 590 Walthour Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

My condolences to the Crowd family. At Revelation 21:4 Jehovah promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. May Jehovah be with your family during this difficult time. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org or a local kingdom hall of Jehovah witnesses.

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You have our deepest sympathy. May the God of Love and Peace be with you and your family. May it console you to know that others care and think of you. We ask God to bless you with courage to bear the sorrow that fills your heart. John 5:28,29 https://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/dead-live-again-tract/dead-live-again/

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Our deepest sympathy. MaryJo, you and your family are in our daily prayers.

Elaine and Bob Braver, Savannah , GA

Revelation 21:3,4

Jehovah's Witnesses, Pooler, GA

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Andy was part of the international team at Soya when I became employed there in 1973. He was one kind gentleman who was welcoming and gracious to me.

Doris Conklin, Fort Wayne, IN

We are sorry for your loss. Memories will be with you forever. Andy always had a pleasant smile and kind words to say. He will be missed. Fondly, Barbara & Charles Scobee

Barbara & Charles Scobee, Savannah, Georgia

Dearest Mary Jo and Family, Our lives were enriched, even as remote relatives, by time with our Uncle Andy over the years. We are especially fortunate that our young children were able to experience his wonderful character during our visit to Savannah in 2016. Our hearts and thoughts are with you. Love, Bob, Susan, Sam, and Charlie Pease Pewaukee WI

Bob Pease's, Pewaukee, WI

Our deepest condolences to Mary Jo and all the family. Although I didn't know Andy well, it was obvious how much he loved his family. May he Rest in Peace.

The Meyers, Apopka, FL

Dear Mary Jo, Please accept my sincere thoughts and friendly support at the occasion of Andy's death. I have really appréciâted working in France with him when starting with Central Soya.

Michel Brandelet, Planguenoual , France

Mary Jo and family - my sincere condolences. So sorry to hear the news of Andy's passing. May the Lord grant peace to the family at this difficult time.

Roberta Oetting, Fort Wayne, IN

Mary Jo and family...sincere condolences. So sorry to learn of Andy's passing. He was one of my first bosses at Central Soya.Many fond memories throughout our many years of employment. Prayers for all during this difficult time.

Cathy Payne / David, Fort Wayne, IN

I enjoyed working with Andy in the Central Soya credit department. I don't remember how many years we worked together--several. But I do remember it as not only time to get the work done but also a time to share a joke and have a little fun. Blessings to you, Mary Jo, and to your family. Linda Kirby (Funk)

Linda Kirby (Funk), Fort Wayne, IN

Dear Mary Jo, Your Husband was soo special. I dont think I've meet a kinder gentler man. I know you have many good memories to hold on to. I wish I could give you a big hug and make the hurt go away, but thar takes time. The Sparrows send their love.

Ginny Sparrow, Deerfield Beach, Fl

Dear Mary Jo; Thoughts and sorrow with you at this time. I have great memories of you and Andy, from meeting you both in November 1992, through your arriving September 21, 1996 after Zach was born with visits in Il, Michigan, Savannah, etc. I hope you find comfort during this time knowing he was loved and remembered for living large. Anne

Anne Fernando, Chesapeake, Va

Andy was born March 1, 1929, in Atlanta to Cornelia Pierce and Thomas Harvill Crowe and graduated from Boys High School. He tells us that he biked across town to school, uphill both ways. After graduating from Georgia State in 1956, Andy worked for Pillsbury as a salesman. This is where he learned to make his famous pancakes, which he embellished with blueberries.

Andy’s career at Central Soya began in Decatur, Indiana. He transferred to the International Division at the corporate office in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In his capacity as International Credit Manager, he traveled to Europe, South and Central America, and Asia. He never imagined that he would have such an opportunity.

Andy and Mary Jo met at Central Soya, and in 1977 they married, creating a blended family. Their children include Claudette, Clint (Sheree), and Andrew Crowe, Chris (Leslie) and Bruce (Dawn) Weaver, and Wendy (Steven) Bath. Grandchildren include Stacey (Mike), Ryan, Sara, Chase, Carson, Cade, Zachariah, Colin, Sam, Hannah, Scott, Joseph, Justin, Zachary (Christina), and Manning. Two great-grandchildren are Scarlet and Theodore. Andy never distinguished between members of this blended family; all were welcomed and loved.

After retiring, Andy and Mary Jo spent several winters camping and birding throughout the southwest and summers camping and birding at Neafie Camp outside Grayling, Michigan. In 1997 the Crowes retired from camping and moved to Savannah where many friends enriched their lives. Andy enjoyed one-on-one interactions and conversations with people, and his quiet, gracious demeanor drew people to him. Also in Savannah, Andy joined the Navy League in support of Sea Services.

While we will all miss him, we are richer for having known him.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests remembrances to Hospice Savannah, St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church, or an organization of your choice.

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My condolences to the Crowd family. At Revelation 21:4 Jehovah promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. May Jehovah be with your family during this difficult time. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org or a local kingdom hall of Jehovah witnesses.

, ,

You have our deepest sympathy. May the God of Love and Peace be with you and your family. May it console you to know that others care and think of you. We ask God to bless you with courage to bear the sorrow that fills your heart. John 5:28,29 https://www.jw.org/en/publications/books/dead-live-again-tract/dead-live-again/

, ,

Our deepest sympathy. MaryJo, you and your family are in our daily prayers.

Elaine and Bob Braver, Savannah , GA

Revelation 21:3,4

Jehovah's Witnesses, Pooler, GA

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Andy was part of the international team at Soya when I became employed there in 1973. He was one kind gentleman who was welcoming and gracious to me.

Doris Conklin, Fort Wayne, IN

We are sorry for your loss. Memories will be with you forever. Andy always had a pleasant smile and kind words to say. He will be missed. Fondly, Barbara & Charles Scobee

Barbara & Charles Scobee, Savannah, Georgia

Dearest Mary Jo and Family, Our lives were enriched, even as remote relatives, by time with our Uncle Andy over the years. We are especially fortunate that our young children were able to experience his wonderful character during our visit to Savannah in 2016. Our hearts and thoughts are with you. Love, Bob, Susan, Sam, and Charlie Pease Pewaukee WI

Bob Pease's, Pewaukee, WI

Our deepest condolences to Mary Jo and all the family. Although I didn't know Andy well, it was obvious how much he loved his family. May he Rest in Peace.

The Meyers, Apopka, FL

Candle tribute lit by Bill and Ellen — Georgia

Dear Mary Jo, Please accept my sincere thoughts and friendly support at the occasion of Andy's death. I have really appréciâted working in France with him when starting with Central Soya.

Michel Brandelet, Planguenoual , France

Mary Jo and family - my sincere condolences. So sorry to hear the news of Andy's passing. May the Lord grant peace to the family at this difficult time.

Roberta Oetting, Fort Wayne, IN

Mary Jo and family...sincere condolences. So sorry to learn of Andy's passing. He was one of my first bosses at Central Soya.Many fond memories throughout our many years of employment. Prayers for all during this difficult time.

Cathy Payne / David, Fort Wayne, IN

I enjoyed working with Andy in the Central Soya credit department. I don't remember how many years we worked together--several. But I do remember it as not only time to get the work done but also a time to share a joke and have a little fun. Blessings to you, Mary Jo, and to your family. Linda Kirby (Funk)

Linda Kirby (Funk), Fort Wayne, IN

Dear Mary Jo, Your Husband was soo special. I dont think I've meet a kinder gentler man. I know you have many good memories to hold on to. I wish I could give you a big hug and make the hurt go away, but thar takes time. The Sparrows send their love.

Ginny Sparrow, Deerfield Beach, Fl

Candle tribute lit by Helen & Al Reimer — Georgia

Dear Mary Jo; Thoughts and sorrow with you at this time. I have great memories of you and Andy, from meeting you both in November 1992, through your arriving September 21, 1996 after Zach was born with visits in Il, Michigan, Savannah, etc. I hope you find comfort during this time knowing he was loved and remembered for living large. Anne

Anne Fernando, Chesapeake, Va


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