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Brother Stephen R. Creagh


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Brother Stephen R. Creagh Obituary
CREAGH, BROTHER STEPHEN R. FSC
83, of De La Salle Hall, Lincroft, New Jersey died on Friday, June 8, 2018.
Brother Stephen was born in the Bronx, New York on April 2, 1935, son of the late Edward and Frances (Tillman) Creagh. He was the brother of the late Carol Calby. He leaves one sister, Jean Devlin of Greenlawn, NY. He also leaves a niece Bernadette Devlin and three nephews, Michael and Patrick Devlin, and Bruce Calby.
He entered the Brothers of the Christian Schools at Barrytown, NY, in 1953 and received the habit in May of that year. He pronounced his final vows in 1960 in Barrytown, NY.
Brother Stephen received a Bachelor degree in Physics from The Catholic University in 1958. He earned a Master's degree from Brown University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Natural Science in 1964.
Brother Stephen began his teaching career in 1958 at St. Raphael Academy in Rhode Island. From there he taught at Mater Christi High School in Astoria, NY. In 1965 he traveled to Moshi, Tanzania where he taught at Umbwe Secondary School. Then it was on to Kenya teaching in our schools in Nakuru, Rongai Njoro, Subukia, until 1998. He returned home for a year at La Salle Center, Oakdale, NY. He taught physics at The Prout School in Wakefield, RI until 2001. He traveled to South Africa where he served as Headmaster and teacher. Christian Brothers Center became his communiy in 2007 where he provided assistance to seniors in the local communities until his health began to fail. He moved to De La Salle Hall which is our healthcare residence.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of the Star Chapel, Christian Brothers Center, 635 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI. Burial will be in the Brothers' Cemetery at the Center. Visiting hours will be from 2:00 - 5:00 on Tuesday, June 12, at Christian Brothers Center. For guest book and condolences, averystortifuneralhome.com.
Published in The Providence Journal on June 12, 2018
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