SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

July 30, 2013

Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Gaudet) Creamer


Danvers — Mrs. Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Gaudet) Creamer, 58, of Danvers, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully on Friday evening in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family, after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of Lawrence A. “Larry” Creamer, with whom she shared 38 years of marriage, love and friendship.

Born in Lynn, Betty was the daughter of the late Ernest “Pete” and Theresa (Landry) Gaudet. She attended St. Jean’s Grammar School and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1972. She resided in Lynn for most of her early life, before moving to Danvers 25 years ago.

Betty’s greatest pleasure was spending time with her entire family, especially her seven grandchildren. She considered them to be her most treasured gifts. Betty was an avid walker and runner around the town of Danvers. She loved going on cruises and traveling with her husband, Larry. They also created many happy memories while visiting North Conway, N.H., one of their favorite spots. Betty was a communicant of St. Richard's Parish, and prior to retirement in 2011, she was the office manager of Kropa Dental in Swampscott for 25 years. Betty had many dear friends and loved them all.

In addition to her husband, she leaves her three children and their spouses, Timothy D. Creamer and his wife, Stacy, Katie E. Guitard and her husband, Dan, and Lauren E. Rec and her husband, Brian, all of Danvers. She was the sister of Corinne Aubrey and her husband, Chet, of Lynn, Lita Isham and her husband, John, of Ormond Beach, Fla., Donald Gaudet and his wife, Susan, of Ipswich, and Michael Gaudet and his wife, Sandra, of Marlborough, N.H. Betty was the loving grandmother to Andrew, Timothy Jr., Jacob, Penelope, Elizabeth, Teresa, and Bryson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, who adored their Auntie Betty.

ARRANGEMENTS: Betty’s Funeral will be held from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, on Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Richard’s Church, Danvers, at 10 a.m. The family will hold a private burial at a later date. Visiting hours are Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Betty’s memory may be sent to the Betty Creamer Fund for Ovarian Cancer, People’s United Bank C/O Jayne Murray Bernier, 1 Conant Street, Danvers, MA 01923. To sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.