VAN WERT, Ohio — Michael E. Crowley, 60, of Van Wert, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at 9:50 a.m.

Mike lived the majority of his life in Allenstown, New Hampshire.

He enjoyed flea markets and swap meets. He was always looking for a hidden treasure. Mike spent many years doing furniture reupholstering and was very good at it. The last few years of his working life were spent at P & R Medical Connection where he was treated like family.


His parents were Daniel F. Crowley, who passed away in 1971, and his mother Jeannette E. (Young) Crowley, who passed away in 1973.

He leaves behind two brothers, Patrick Crowley of California and Kevin Crowley of Switzerland, and one sister, Laura Fitzsimmons (Denny Smith) of Van Wert. He was an uncle to five nephews, Josha Crowley of Seattle, Washington, Cory Fitzsimmons of Columbus Grove, Ohio, Erik, Nicholas, and Phillip Crowley of Geneva, Switzerland, and a niece, Valerie Fitzsimmons of Celina, Ohio.

There are no services planned at this time.

The family requests anyone who would like to honor Mike’s life to please make a donation in his name to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

Arrangements were handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert.

Condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.