Posted on Tuesday, 13th March 2018 | Ellsworth
Gardner Laurence Creamer, 97, died March 11, 2018, at home after several months of declining health. He was born on July 19, 1920, in Everett, Mass., to Lorenzo C. and Martha (Catton) Creamer Sr.
He attended Oxford School of Business in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He joined the Navy in 1942 and served in the Pacific theater until 1946. Upon returning to civilian life, he became a wholesale lobster dealer until he retired in 1982. Gardner was an outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and gardening.
He is survived by his son, Donn of Westbrook; daughter, Gail Jones (Doug) of North Carolina; grandson, Christopher Jones (Becca) of North Carolina; and granddaughter, Hillary Roberts (Aaron) of Virginia. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Margaret.
Contributions in Gardner’s memory may be made to the Sorrento Fire and EMT Department, 79 Pomola Avenue, Sorrento, ME 04677.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Hancock
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.
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