Douglas Leisenring Crowl, 81, of Danville, PA, formerly of Deep River,
Connecticut, passed away Tuesday morning, December 8, 2015 at his residence.
He was born December 1, 1934 in Danville, PA, the son of the late Sylvester
and Charlotte (Leisenring) Crowl.
Douglas is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Janet (Dancey) Crowl
whom he married February 2, 1957.
Douglas graduated from Ralpho Township High School in 1952 and attended Penn
served his country with the U.S. Air Force as a navigator and pilot rising
to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Douglas was later employed by Pan American Airways and traveled the world.
active in church and civic activities throughout his life, serving on the
Valley Regional School Board and Board of Finance in Connecticut. Douglas
was a member of the Essex Congregational Church of Essex, Connecticut and
Grove Presbyterian Church of Danville, PA.
an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his life. Douglas' greatest
enjoyment in life was spending time with his family.
addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter; Nancy Swanson and her
husband Steven of Virginia and one son; Charles Crowl of Asbury Park, New
Jersey. Douglas is also survived by three grandchildren; Andrew Swanson and
his wife Leslie; Christopher Crowl and his wife Anna, and Samantha Swanson
and her fiancée Stuart Williams.
preceded in death by one sister; Joanne Reber.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Douglas' Life
to be held Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 12:00 Noon at Grove Presbyterian
Church, 330 Bloom Road, Danville, PA with the Reverend Dr. Robert J. Andrews
officiating. Friends will be received from 10:30AM until 11:45AM in the
Great Room at the church. Burial will be private in the Memorial Garden.
family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded
Warrior Project Memorial Fund 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL
32256 or Grove Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10
West. Mahoning Street; Danville, PA 17821 www.visneski.com