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Fr. John Creaven dies at age 87

Father John Creaven died January 23 at the St. John Neumann Residence at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD, at age 87.

Father Creaven was born June 21, 1922, and first professed vows as a Redemptorist August 2, 1944. He was ordained to the priesthood June 19, 1949.

A wake service will be held Tuesday, January 26 at 7 p.m. at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Ephrata, PA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, January 27 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Redemptorist cemetery.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Father Creaven, and for the comfort and peace of his family, fellow Redemptorists, and friends.