HUDSON - Thomas Jules Creeley, 70, died at his home in Hudson, February 13, 2021. Tom was born as Thomas Jules Creeley in Littleton, New Hampshire on December 16,1950, the son of Robert Creeley and Ann (MacKinnon) Creeley (later Ann Creeley Ebitz Kucera).
Tom married Regina Burke in 1973. Tom graduated high school from the Lenox School for Boys, during which time his name was Thomas Ebitz. Later he changed it back to Creeley. Tom graduated from UMass Amherst in 1974 and earned his MA in Special Education from UMaine Orono. He was employed by The Metropolitan State Hospital and The Fernald School in Massachusetts. He later taught at Central High School in Corinth, Maine, for 26 years, with a great deal of dedication and affection toward his students.
Tom is survived by his wife and their children: Tristan Creeley, his wife, Sandy, and his stepdaughter, Emma, of Tlajomulco,
Mexico; and Thomas Creeley, his wife, Dasha, and his stepson, Cameron, of Augusta, Maine. Tom is also survived by his sister, Charlotte Creeley, of Brocton, MA; half-sister Sarah Creeley, of Hercules, CA; half-sister Kate Creeley, of Boulder, CO; half-brother, Will Creeley (Serafina), of Moorestown, NJ; half-sister Hannah Cedarmark (Craig), of Philadelphia, PA; and by his step-mother Penelope Creeley, of Buffalo, NY. Tom is also survived by many beloved in-laws and nieces and nephews.
Tom is predeceased by his mother, Ann Kucera; his father, Robert Creeley; and his brother, David Ebitz.
Tom pursued many interests in his life, including blacksmithing, riding and driving horses, birding, fencing, Tae Kwon Do with his sons, listening to music, and sea kayaking. Tom was a great reader of classic literature, particularly 19th-century European authors. Tom avidly followed politics, deeply cynical toward corporate mainstream media and neoliberal and neoconservative agendas alike, and belonged to and moderated several online groups. His remains will be interred by the resting place of his beloved horse, Tiger, and pony, Apache, near the house and barn he built and the gardens he tended,
His family will conduct an on-line memorial service for Tom on Saturday, February 27. Please contact a family member if you would like more information. Tom’s family plan to bury his cremated remains during an informal summer memorial service. Condolences to the family may be expressed at Brookings-Smith.com