Keith Paul Creamer
Date of Passing:
Keith Paul Creamer, age 58, of Boston, passed away after a fall at his home on December 1, 2023.
Born on May 2, 1965 in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of the late Edward J. and Lorraine (Rondeau) Creamer, he graduated from Tolman High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1983. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Rhode Island in 1987, where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Keith was a security consultant with American Alarm and Communications in Arlington, Massachusetts for 23 years.
Keith was an active member of the Boston community. He was a passionate supporter of preserving local Boston and New England culture, traditions, and history. He was a member of the Boston Athenaeum and the Union Club of Boston. Keith was a passionate collector who assembled an extraordinary collection of memorabilia, books, prints, photographs, military medals and uniforms, clocks, timepieces, antique signs, sporting equipment, and other items. He greatly enjoyed traveling throughout New England to hunt for new artifacts to add to his extensive collection.
Keith was a kind person with a wonderful sense of humor and a wide circle of friends. He enjoyed summers with friends in both Ogunquit, Maine, and Newport, Rhode Island. He was always ready to help others and was exceptionally good at regularly reaching out to both family and friends.
He is survived by two brothers, David E. Creamer and his wife Claire of Florida, and Glenn M. Creamer and his wife Mary Jane of Florida, and by six nieces and nephews: Tanya Creamer, Lara Hosie (Justin), Andrew Creamer (Maria), Tyler Creamer (Lauren), Margot Creamer, and Teddy Creamer. He is pre-deceased by his brother Kris Creamer.
His funeral will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 18 Belvidere Street, Boston at 11 am. Burial will be private. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Keith’s memory to the Boston Athenaeum, 10-1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108 would be deeply appreciated.