Benjamin H. Creighton

Date of Passing:

July 19, 2023

Creighton, Benjamin H. β€œBen”, 61, of East Providence, died peacefully on July 19, 2023 at the Hope Health Hospice Center, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary A. (Dutra) Creighton.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Elmer and Margaret (Gutekenst) Creighton, he was a lifelong resident of East Providence.

Mr. Creighton enjoyed working on classic cars and spending time with his loving children and grandchildren.

Besides his wife of thirty three years, he is survived by four daughters, Samantha Creighton of Woonsocket, Jessica Gallo of Coventry, Angelina Wakester of Florida and Norma Pereira of East Providence; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Edward Creighton of Florida and Elmer Creighton of Coventry and three sisters, Mary Mello of East Providence, Anna Brightman of East Providence and Margaret Creighton of Coventry.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Calling Hours on Monday July 24, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 5-8 p.m.

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  1. Benji .You were such a good person to me . Someone I looked up to .when life didn’t make sence to me. You always put things in perspective even though we were same age you always seem so much wiser .I Thank you for being you. You deserved the best.from what I see .you have had treasures of your Beautiful family & Friends you totally deserved .RIP. Benji.
    From Flora P

  2. I am so sorry to learn of your loss. May these words fromour Heavenly Father bring g the comfort they are intended to: Acts 24:15 And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous

  3. Mary I am so sorry for Ben’s passing. I am sending love and prayers to all of you.

  4. So sorry to hear of the loss of a schoolmate from Oldham. My thoughts and prayers are with the Creighton family.

  5. Sorry for your loss

  6. To the Creighton Family,
    So sorry for your loss. God Bless.

  7. Ben you will always be the most handsome one with the best hair. I love you! Forever in my heart β™₯

  8. A good man & a great Friend. You definitely were one of a kind. I will miss you my friend. You rest easy. Til’ we meet againβ€πŸ™πŸ™β€

  9. I miss you already, Rest easy my baby brother I will always love you

  10. My thoughts and prayers for the Creighton family πŸ™

  11. My condolences to the Creighton family, May you R.I.P. Ben Creighton πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

  12. God only takes the best rest in peace Ben

  13. You will always be in my heart, rest easy my baby brother Ben

  14. I love you uncle Ben, you will be missed, you will always be my uncle cool guy.
    Love Jamie

  15. Love you Dad you are one of a kind. Im glad to say you were my dad!
    Love Angelina

  16. So Sorry for your loss to the Creighton Family in Riverside who we all grew up with. He left way to soon but sometimes God needs good people more than we do. Lot of payers coming from the Agli Family God Bless.

  17. From one Ben Creighton Sr. to another Ben Creighton . Rest in peace Cuz !

  18. Rest in peace Ben, you will be missed.
    Love you

  19. Sorry for your loss

  20. Rest easy, Uncle Ben
    Love Jen, Greg and the kids

  21. Love you so much Pop, you are going to be so terribly missed.

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