Larry Creaghe…February 12, 1920 – December 9, 2011

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Denver, Colorado resident and former Lamar, CO. resident Larry Creaghe will be held Saturday March 24, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lamar, CO. Rev. Caryl Miller will officiate and in-urnment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery with Full Military Honors by St. George S. Creaghe, Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3621 – Lamar, CO.

Per the family’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public viewing.

Mr. Creaghe was born on February 12, 1920 at Meeker, CO. to Lawrence P. Creaghe and Nellie B. Creaghe. He departed this life on December 9, 2011 in Denver, CO. at the of age of 91.

Larry was preceded in death by his father Lawrence P. Creaghe of Lamar, CO.; by his mother Nellie B. Creaghe of Lamar, CO.; by a daughter Sally Wright Creaghe of Lamar, CO.; and by his brother John S. Creaghe of Santa Rosa, CA.

He is survived by his wife Betty Anne Creaghe of Denver, CO.; by a son Stephen (Dalyla) Creaghe of Denver, CO.; by 4 grandchildren Christopher (Noelie) Creaghe of Arlington, VA.; Sarah (Nick Holstein) Creaghe of Falls Church, VA.; Patrick Creaghe of Denver, CO.; and S. Matthew Creaghe of Centennial, CO.; Also surviving are other relatives and a host of friends.

 Services for Larry Creaghe are under the direction of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. providing families with sensitivity, compassion, and respect. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at


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