Mary Louise Crewe

A photo of Mary Louise Crewe


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Monday March 19, 2018
1:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Sunday March 18, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

On March 14th, early in the morning, helped by an earth angel, Mary Lou Crewe went to her everlasting home to be with her husband Glenn Crewe, her parents Manley & Mary (Giffin) Dawson, her sister and brother-in-law Marjorie & Doug Simpson and grandchild Ashley Maracle. The matriarch leaves behind her baby sister Marilyn (Gerald) Richmond, and her children Linda (Ken) Breese – Georgie, Ed and Tim; Lee (Earl) Davidson – Tara and Kevin; Ed (Sheri) Thompson – Leah and Jordan; Charlene (John) Ireland – Mark, Tiffany, Cassadi and Shea-Lyn; Bob Crewe and Pat Charbonneau. She had twenty six great grandchildren and one and a half great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She was adored and loved.

Mary Lou began her life on the Front Line, Blenheim, to Windsor areas and back again to Blenheim. She came back to finish her education to be a teacher. She met and married George Thompson, had her family, continued her studies and finally went back to teaching until retirement. She enjoyed travelling, dancing, reading, her church, lay-ministry, shopping and family gatherings.

Friends and family are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Sunday for visitation from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Service for Mary Lou will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday March 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends wishing to remember Mary Lou with a memorial donation are asked to consider the charity of your choice.

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My condolences to Mrs. Crewes family. She was my Grade 6 teacher and I still have fond memories of her reading the story "Anne of Green Gables" to us.

My deepest condolences to all of the family at this time..sorry for your loss.. Charlene Gordon

Ed., Linda, Lee and Charlene Remembering a classy aunt with a great sense of humour. Her smile and little mischevious twinkle in her eye made her a very special aunt. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Lloyd and Sally

My deepest sympathy to Mary Lou's family and friends. She was a lovely woman. I remember Larry saying he always enjoyed his talks with her.

Mary Lou will be missed by her many family members and friends, but we know she is safe in the presence of her Saviour as she was a dedicated Jesus follower .

We greatly appreciated knowing Mary Lou. We listened to many stories of her and her sisters from Ken and Myrtle as young children. Martin was extremely happy to hear that she had become a Lay Worship leader in the United Church, and he also remembers her coming to Arthur United Church to hear him preach, when he was in Ontario. We will be thinking of her family during this time of loss and separation from a wonderful person., and we regret that we will not be able to attend the funeral service as we are now on PEI. Perhaps Psalm 121 will come to your aid. "I lift my eyes to the hills- from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth."

I have had mixed feelings about Aunt Mary-Lou's passing. Mostly I see her with Jesus and so many missed loved ones that went to heaven before her. I hope you know that I would be there for you if at all possible. A hug will be in order (a long one) when I see you hopefully soon. What a legacy and truly remarkable woman we called our own. Love Barbie

Thinking of you all. Ted enjoyed teaching with your Mom in Merlin. They had many good laughs. May you find comfort in your memories. Sincerely, Ted and Brenda.

To Mary Lou's family, my heartfelt condolences. I was secretary at MAPS when Mary Lou taught there. We had a couple of Road-Trips to her beloved "Tubs" - Tobemorey. Always happy and laughing. Rest In Peace Mary Lou

I love you gramma ❤ Shea and kidsxo

Charlene, John and your family. Sending you thoughts, prayers and a hug. So sorry for your loss.