Bob A. Creech, age 80 years, of Delaware Township,

Bob A. Creech

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Bob A. Creech, age 80 years, of Delaware Township, NJ, died Sunday, February 8, 2015, at his home.

Born in Mineola, Texas, October 10, 1934, son of the late Andrew and Ada Creech, he had resided in Hunterdon County for thirty years. Bob had formerly resided in Glendora, CA.

He was a graduate of Texas A & M University and did graduate work at the University of Oklahoma.

Employed by Burroughs Corp (later Unisys Corp.) for thirty-five years, working in computer development and computer programming there.

Bob was a communicant of the Church of St. Ann, Lawrenceville, NJ, and a volunteer for Hunterdon Hospice. He was also a great family man who enjoyed visiting his family and friends and delighted in his grandchildren. In retirement, he spent his days helping others anonymously one day at a time and one person at a time.

Surviving are his wife of fourteen years, Patricia O’Shea Creech; a son, Michael Paul Creech and his wife, Anita, of Mineola, TX.; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Bowerman and her husband, Paul, of Altadena, CA.; a step-daughter, Elizabeth Schroeher and her husband, Brian, of Newtown, PA.; a step-son, Patrick Umyn and his wife, Kristen of Pequannock, NJ; six grandchildren, Michael, Drew, Raul, James, Robert and Cindy; three step-grandchildren, Violet, Maxwell, Jameson; nine great grandchildren, and his former wife, Peggy Carlile.

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 10:30 AM in the Church of St. Ann, 1253 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ. Interment will follow in Harbourton Cemetery, Harbourton, NJ. Calling hours will be Thursday 1:00-4:00 PM at Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive Flemington, NJ 08822.

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