Bar News - February 18, 2015
In Memoriam: C. Wesley Crowell
C. Wesley Crowell
C. Wesley “Wes” Crowell, 59, a resident of Kennebunk, Maine, and active member of the Kennebunk community, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Portland, following a sudden illness.
Crowell was born in Worcester, Mass., and grew up in Grafton, Mass., attending Grafton schools. He is a graduate of University of Virginia and Suffolk University Law School. He began practicing law in 1980 and was admitted to the NH Bar in 1983. He was a founding partner with Bergen and Parkinson in Kennebunk, where he specialized in real estate and business law.
Crowell served as selectman for the town of Kennebunk, a trustee at the South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport, a trustee and strong supporter of the Kennebunk Land Trust, a member and director of Arundel Yacht Club, and a member of numerous outdoor alliances. An active outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish and watch wildlife of any form.
He bred and raised Gordon Setters for the last 25 years, was an avid golfer and participated in the Biddeford men’s hockey program. He is survived by his wife, Susan; his children, Mark Crowell of Arundel, and Jenna (Crowell) Petersen of Burlington, Mass.; his brother, Fiske Crowell, of Wayland, Mass.; six nephews and two nieces.
In memory of our colleague, the NHBA Board of Governors has contributed to the NH Bar Foundation.