Catherine C. "Kay" Crowley, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at the age of 82 at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday morning, December 12, 2017. Born in West Grove, PA on April 10, 1935, Catherine was the daughter of the late Alfonso and Rose (Molinaro) Carosi. Catherine, better known as "Kay" by her loved ones, cherished spending time with her family.
Kay worked as an executive secretary in Wilmington, and then later as the Office Manager at Crowley Wealth Management for over 20 years. She was a resident at Sherwood Park II and a parishioner at St. John the Beloved for over 53 years. In her free time, Kay enjoyed cooking, listening to music, and dancing. She loved hosting family events and she always served her famous braciole.
Known as "Nana" by her grandchildren, family was her number one priority. Nana rarely missed her grandchildren's sporting events and school related activities. Nana truly loved her family and will be greatly missed by all.
Kay was predeceased by her loving husband of 53 years, Frederick J. Crowley, Sr. "Lucky." She is now reunited with her husband and God in heaven. She is survived by her sons Frederick J. Crowley, Jr. (Debi Jay) and Robert A. Crowley (Mary); grandchildren, Michael Crowley (Amanda), Shannon Dalle Pazze (Mark), Joseph Crowley, Robert Crowley (Kelly), James Crowley, Dallas Crowley, and Dakota Crowley; great grandchildren, Malakye Crowley, MacKenzie Crowley, Michael Crowley, Jr., and Melanie Crowley; her sister Rose Marie (Carosi) McNair; her nephews and their wives, John McNair (Lisa), and Kevin McNair (Marci); her grandniece Lauren McNair and grandnephew Kevin McNair, Jr.
Friends and family are invited to visitation on Monday, December 18th, between 6-8 pm at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Limestone and Milltown Roads, Wilmington, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday morning at 10 am at St. John The Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE. Interment will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Kennett Square, PA.