TOPSHAM — Jerome B. Creeden, 83, died Nov. 19.

Born in Lewiston on April 9, 1927, he was a son of Jeremiah and Margaret Murphy Creeden.

In 1952 he graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, and began working in the field of computer science for government and defense contractors.

On Nov. 16, 1957, he married Mary Petersen in Arlington, Va.

He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus.

In 1991 he retired to Maine to be near his extended family.

He was predeceased by his wife Mary and a brother, James Creeden.

Survivors include a brother, John Creeden and his wife Miriam of Mt. Prospect, Ill.; a son, Dennis Creeden of Freeport, and two daughters, Ann Creeden of Topsham, and Patricia Bryant and her husband Darin of Topsham; five grandchildren, Megan Creeden, Molly Creeden, Joshua Bryant, Nathan Bryant and Seth Bryant; and a brother-in-law, Neil Hintze of Oshkosh, Wis.

A private funeral and interment will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, N.Y. 10008-0780.

Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.

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