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Emma Creighton

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Emma Frances Andrews Creighton, age 90, of Cambridge, MD, died at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday evening, November 9, 2011.

Born on March 17, 1921 in Andrews, Dorchester County, MD, she was the daughter of the late Albert Andrews and Addie Sweenie Fitzhugh Andrews.

In 1940 she married Hobart Creighton and he died in 1974.

Emma had lived in Dorchester County for most of her life. She had picked crabs for Oscar Nelson on Hoopers Island, then worked at canning factories, Rob Roy, and as an aide at House of the Pines in Easton, MD.

Her hobbies were puzzle books and puzzles.

Emma’s greatest joy was her family, whom she deeply loved.

Surviving are five children Cora Tyler of Hoopers Island, MD, Cleveland “Butch” Creighton and his wife Nancy of Hoopers Island, MD, Dottie Coffey of Cambridge, MD, Hobart Creighton and his wife Cindy of Lisbon, MD, Rankin Creighton of Cambridge, MD; a sister Edna Sard of Federalsburg, MD; nineteen grandchildren; forty four great-grandchildren; twenty two great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is also survived by her cat Pretty Boy and dog Ivy Lou.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was a daughter Brooksie J. Wright; two sons-in-law Lonnie Coffey and David Tyler; ten siblings James Emerson Andrews, Stella Marie Andrews, Thomas James Andrews, Myrtle Andrews, Medford Woodrow Andrews, Emma Louise Andrews, William Alvin Andrews, William Goldsborough Andrews, Margaret Louvenia Andrew, Martha Madeline Andrews and Manie Madeline Andrews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Windy Hill Cemetery, Trappe, MD.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Ray Coffey, Joey Coffey, Lonnie Malinowski, Andrew Malinowski, Christopher Malinowski and Rankin Scott Creighton, Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Tommy Tyler and Tom Demarest.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations may be made to the funeral home at 308 High St, Cambridge, MD 21613 to offset the burial expenses.

To view online condolences, please visit www.curran-bromwell.com

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Posted by: Brooksie Kishpaugh I will miss you always. I know that my life will change. I will always remember how strong you were and how much you have done for me. I look forward to seeing you again. I know that you are with god and that brings peace to my heart. Till we meet again loves always your granddaughter Brooksie 11/14/2011 Posted by: John Malinowski and Linda Connell "What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget" Love you Mom-Mom 11/12/2011 Posted by: Lillian Jones May God be with each of you at this time of sorrow. Mrs Emma lived a good long life. What a blessing. Gosh seems like yesterday we all lived near one another and that Mr Hobart passed. Wow time flies. Trappe was a great place. Keep your head up. Nothing like your Mom. I know I miss mine. 11/11/2011 Posted by: Kimberly Ratcliffe Please know Mommom was special to us all in many ways, she uplifted our spirits whenever we came near and always had a hug to share for the boys and I. She will be deeply missed. We loved her just as much and thank you so much for sharing her with us! Our prayers go out to all of you during your struggle to adjust with the loss. Just know she's guiding your way through your journey now with the rest of the angels lost along the way!! Love you guys!! Take care and God Bless you all! 11/11/2011 Posted by: Stephanie Pritchett Dottie and family, My thought are with you at this time. Stephanie Pritchett 11/11/2011 Posted by: Margaret Farley Dotty, and family we are so saded by the lost of your dear mother .May God bless each of you and we do love you .With our most sincere thoughts .Margaret and Stevie 11/11/2011

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