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Dorothy Mae Simmons Creegan
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1912
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2008
Allegany County
Maryland, USA

Dorothy Mae Creegan
December 14, 1912 - October 17, 2008
Cumberland, MD - Dorothy Mae Creegan, 95, of Cumberland, MD, died Friday, October 17, 2008, at the Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care.
Born December 14, 1912, in Moorefield, WV, she was the daughter of the late Asa Franklin Simmons and Bessie Lee (Strawderman) Simmons.
Mrs. Creegan was also preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Creegan; three brothers, James D. Simmons, Omer F. Simmons, and Frederick Simmons; and two sisters, Hazel L. Simmons and Betty L. Simmons.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
A homemaker, Mrs. Creegan attended Central Assembly of God Church. Dorothy would have described herself first and foremost as a Christian who loved the Lord. She was also a homemaker who enjoyed making needlework gifts for her family and friends, flower gardening, playing the organ, singing and reading her Bible. She taught Sunday School for many years at the First Baptist Church on Bedford Street.
Until she was in her late 80s, she regularly visited friends and relatives who were confined due to illness or age, often walking a couple of miles to do so. Dorothy is survived by her son, Lowell Thomas and his wife Rosalie, LaVale, MD; six grandchildren, Mikio Thomas, Covington, KY; Felicia Martin and her husband, David, Bel Air, MD; Philip Thomas, Cumberland, MD; Tony Thomas and his wife, Cynthia, Cambridge, MD; Todd Thomas and his wife, Laurie, Hagerstown, MD; and Jason Thomas and his wife, Tracy, Frostburg, MD; ten great grandchildren; as well as her sister-in-law, Arlene Simmons, one niece, three nephews, plus several grand- and great grand-nieces and nephews, cousins, and a special friend and caregiver, Paul Smith.
Friends were received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Monday, October 20, 2008, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
A funeral service was conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Tom Landaker officiating. Interment was in Saint Mary's Cemetery.
From the Adams F. H.
Saint Marys Cemetery
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Marion Steiding-Chappell
Record added: Feb 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125050445
Dorothy Mae <i>Simmons</i> Creegan
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- Marion Steiding-Chappell
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014

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