2013-09-26 / Obituaries

Dolores Y. Creek Hancock, 88

Dolores Younker Creek, 88, Hancock, Md., died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at her home.

Born at Hancock July 21, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin A. Younker and M. Rosalie (Sensel) Younker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert G. Creek, and her half brother, John Culp; half sister, Helen Keefer; one brother, Lowell Younker, and a son, Leon A. Creek.

Surviving are two sons: David and wife Karen Creek, and Scott and wife Vicky Creek; and Beverly Creek, widow of Leon Creek; a brother, Arnold L. Younker and wife Faye; one sister, Yetta J. Souders; and one sisterin law, Francis Younker; seven grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; and four greatgreat grandchildren.

She was retired from Nationwide Insurance Co. with a broker’s license in security in exchange. She was an associate there from 1950-1974, at which time she became a full agent and worked at that capacity until 1990.

She was co-founder of the Home Center Inc. and Creek IV Management Corp.

She was a member of st. Thomas Episcopal Church, serving as a Sunday School teacher, altar guild member and past member of the choir. She was a past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the American Legion and also active in many civic organizations.

Friends will be received at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock, Wednesday, September 25, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A closing prayer will be offered by Father Allen Weatherholt Jr. at the close of the visitation. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

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