Creagan Thomas E. Creagan, age 76, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Kobacker House surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born February 23, 1938 in Lorain, Ohio and had lived in Central Ohio for more than 50 years. Tom was a loyal husband and father and is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 43 years, Sue. Preceded in death by parents Mareta (Traxler) Creagan and James M. Creagan and stepmother Alice Creagan, sister-in-law Dixie DeLuca and brother-in-law Charles Iannarino. In addition to his wife Sue and precious poodle companion Abbie, Tom is also survived by his sons, Scott Creagan, Christopher (Jodie) Creagan; daughter, Michelle (Randy) Somerville; along with adoring grandchildren, Brandon Creagan, Joshua Creagan, Jason (Leslie) Somerville, Brooke Creagan, and Aimee Somerville; brothers, James Francis (Gwyn) Creagan, David (Patricia) Creagan; and sister, Judy (Henry) Brown; sister-in-law, Joy Iannarino; brother-in-law, James (Julie) Mason; brother-in-law, Joseph DeLuca; uncle, Paul (Rose) Mason; aunt, Freda Mason. Numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Tom proudly served with great integrity in the United States Army and was an alumni of The Ohio State University. He worked many years for Mac Tool and the State of Ohio. Tom loved classical music, was a member of The Singing Buckeyes and sang in the choir at UALC. Friends may call on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, from 6-8 p.m., at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus. Funeral 10 a.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014, at the Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, 2300 Lytham Rd, Columbus (43220), with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the OhioHealth Hospice/Kobacker House, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus (43215). Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 30, 2014