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Reginald J Crowley

December 25, 1953 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 67)


Reginald J. Crowley, 67, of Copake Falls, passed away on November 23, 2021 in the comfort of his home and surrounded by his family. He was born in Albany on December 25, 1953 to the late Joseph and Mary (Franciose) Crowley. Growing up in Philmont, he was a 1972 graduate of Taconic Hills Central School and a 1974 graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College. After a short stay in Colorado, Reggie moved back to New York.

Reginald spent the majority of his life in service to the public. From 1977 to 1989 he was a Columbia County Deputy Sheriff, and then he went to work for New York State Office of Parks and Recreation until his retirement. After which, he ran the Columbia County Stop – DWI Program, and was chairman of the New York State Stop -  DWI Foundation board. He was also very involved in the Town of Copake. Serving as Town Justice for fourteen years, Town Supervisor for one term, and was the Copake GOP town chairman.

Reggie loved to travel and enjoyed spending his summers with his family at Lakeside Pines Campground in Bridgton, Maine. He enjoyed playing the guitar and listening to music, especially the Beatles. Above all family was the most important thing in his life and always put his family first.

Reginald is survived by his wife of 45 years, Deborah, his two daughters, Regina Shea and Kelly and her husband Josh Kline; His two granddaughters, Summer and Gianna; Sister, Denise Melino and half Sister Toni Crowley; Along with many cherished nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his brother Joseph Crowley, sister, Nicholette Booream, and his nephew Ralph Melino.  

Visitation time will be from 3:00 to 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Peck & Peck Funeral Home, 8063 Route 22, Copake. A memorial service will begin at 6:00pm.

In lieu of flowers donations in Reginald’s memory may be made to the Community Hospice of Columbia & Greene Counties, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, NY 12414, or the New York State Stop – DWI Foundation Inc, 1170 Phoenix Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12308

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December 1, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Copake, NY

Memorial Service
December 1, 2021

6:00 PM
Peck and Peck Funeral Homes, Inc.
8063 Route 22
Copake, NY 12516

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