John “Jack” E. Creamer of Waltham passed away peacefully on July 27 th after a courageous
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battle with cancer.
Born on August 15, 1961, and son of the late Edward J. Creamer and Catherine (McShane)
Creamer, Jack was raised in Waltham and continued to spend much of his life there.
Jack is survived by his daughter, Regina (Creamer) Douglas, her husband, Scott Douglas and
their son, Scott Douglas Jr; his loving fiancé of 17 years, Janice Dallaire and her children, Jenna
Bowsza and Adam Dallaire; his devoted siblings Steven Creamer and his wife Wendy of
Fitchburg; David Creamer and his wife Denise of Attleboro; Karen Landis and her partner
Barney Wallace of Allston; Laurie Johnson and her husband Tom of Berkley; and by an aunt,
uncle, many nieces, nephews and close friends.
Jack is now reunited with his parents and nephew, Aaron. He will be greatly missed by all who
knew him, but never forgotten.
When the Boston Bruins were not on, you could find Jack relaxing by the ocean, playing games
with friends and family, listening to music, observing nature, fishing, or spending time with his
He also loved vacationing at Hampton beach every July, as well as making spontaneous
weekend trips to Ogunquit. Jamaica was his all-time favorite destination.
Jack admired his family and lifelong friends from the “old neighborhood.” He had a bright and
energetic personality and was known to many as “the life of the party.” He was always willing
to lend a helping hand, even to a stranger. For many years, Jack worked with the public,
something he genuinely enjoyed. A fantastic chef, he owned his own catering business, and
before becoming ill, he worked for Patriot Taxi in Waltham, a job he loved.
Family and friends will gather to share their love and support during a celebration of life at the
Mary Catherine Chapel at Brasco & Sons on Monday, August 3rd from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
For the safety of those we love and care about during this difficult time, and for those who wish to pay their respects to John and his family. The family has respectfully requested that everyone please do so in accordance with CDC, Federal and State guidelines by refraining from hugging and handshaking of any kind.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jack’s name to the American Cancer Society.