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Dr. Creighton J. Hale: Official Obituary

Dr. Creighton J. Hale: Official Obituary

Dr. Creighton J. Hale, 93, of Loyalsock Township, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Gatehouse in Divine Providence Hospital. He was born February 18, 1924 in Hardy, Neb. a son of Russell and Anita Farthing Hale.

He was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy. He had been a Professor at Springfield College in Mass. and retired as President and CEO of Little League Baseball Inc.

He was predeceased by his parents; son, Tim; brothers, Keith, and Thane and sister, Bernita Wright.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, the former Beverly J. Gray; daughter, Kathy S. Dumanis of Avon, Conn.; son, Tad (Jennifer) Hale of Pittsburgh; brother, Russell (Margaret) Hale of Napa Valley, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Klump Academic Center Auditorium at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1034 West Third St. Williamsport. Friends will be received following the service. Private entombment will be held in the mausoleum at Wildwood Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at, ctadhale@gmail.com.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to the Little League Museum, P.O. Box 3485, Williamsport, PA 17701. Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.