Louise R. Creighton

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CHURCH CREEK - Louise R. Creighton passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Chesapeake Woods Center. She was born in Taylors Island on Nov. 4, 1920 and was a daughter of the late George W. and Lue Berlie Wallace Ruark. Mrs. Creighton attended schools in Dorchester County. Mrs. Creighton married John M. "Jack" Creighton, who passed away on Feb. 1, 2012. She was employed by the Eastern Shore State Hospital Center in the Dietary Department. Mrs. Creighton enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was a member of Taylors Island United Methodist Church and Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company. She is survived by a sister, Norma Lee Richardson of Cambridge; a sister-in-law, Beverly Creighton of Church Creek; and several cousins. Besides her parents and her husband, Mrs. Creighton is preceded in death by two brother-in-laws, Earl Creighton and Donald Richardson. Pallbearers will be Robert Brooks, Adam Kelley, Roy Robinson, Larry Dail, Jay Newcomb and Bill Moosegian. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerome Shenton, Edgar Ruark and Arthur Todd. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge with Rev. Robert G. Kirkley and Rev. A. Delmer Willey, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Old Trinity Churchyard. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions can be made to Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 16, Church Creek, MD, 21622 or to the Taylors Island United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Taylors Island, MD 21669.

Published in NewsZapMD on Mar. 8, 2013