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Dorothy Lou "Dot" Crowe

November 8, 1941 - March 26, 2019

Dorothy “Dot” Lou Crowe, 77, while surrounded by loved ones, went to be with the Lord and her husband on March 26, 2019.

Dot was born in Pueblo, Colorado to the late Robert and Ruth Martinez. After finishing high school, Dot joined the Navy and served her country proudly for 3 years. It was during her time in the Navy where she met her husband Charles Crowe. She spent another 26 years serving as a Navy wife. Dot served in the medical field for forty years, twenty-four of which as an RN at Virginia Beach General Hospital where she ultimately retired.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 50 years, Charles Edward Crowe; brothers, Jerry, Roy, Leonard, Fred and Bobby Martinez.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, R. Mark Crowe with wife Beth and Monica Crowe Vollmer with husband Mick; grandchildren, Julie Crowe, Kendall and Morgan Vollmer; sister, Mary Coyne and many more extended family and friends.

A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (1396 Lynnhaven Pkwy, VA Beach, 23453) at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you make a donation in Dot’s name at to help win the fight against Alzheimer’s.


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Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


Holy Spirit Catholic Church

1396 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453

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