It is with deep regret the Officers and Members of the Upper Makefield Fire Company announce the passing of Charter Member Mauice Creighton. UMFC Chief Tim Brewer & Life Member Robert Kay Sr had the pleasure of celebrating Maurice’s 100th Birthday this past May by bringing Engine 71 to the party. “Just seeing his face light up seeing the apparatus from the Fire Company he helped start in 1967 was priceless” said Robert Kay Sr. at the 100th birthday party. “He had a smile from ear to ear” said Chief Brewer.
Maurice Creighton of Newtown, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Chandler Hall, Newtown. He was 100.
Born in Northampton Township, Maurice was a life long area resident. He was the son of the late James and Myrtle Fulk Creighton; husband of 70 years to the late Mary Wambold Creighton; and father of the late Barbara Erb, Linda Gray, Edith Dimick and Richard Creighton.
Maurice was a self employed carpenter and a charter member of the Upper Makefield Fire Co.
Maurice is survived by his sons and daughters, Jane (Howard) Bowman, Carol (Ben) Douglas, Kathryn Parry, Susan (Bill) Wendell, William and Robert Creighton. He was the proud grandfather of 25 and many great grandchildren.
Private services and interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in Maurice’s name may be made to the Upper Makefield Fire Co., P.O. Box 125, Washington Crossing, PA 18977