SORRENTO – Margaret Caroline Newell Creamer, 96, passed away peacefully March 1, 2012, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1915, in West Head, Nova Scotia, the daughter of James and Ora Newell.

She became a naturalized citizen Dec. 17, 1945. Margaret received her licensed practical nursing degree after training at Massachusetts General Hospital and worked as a private duty nurse while living in Maine. She was known locally for her beautiful braided rugs, Lopi sweaters and her cake doughnuts.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Gardner; son, Donn of Westbrook; daughter, Gail Jones and husband, Douglas, of North Carolina; and grandchildren, Christopher and Hillary Jones of North Carolina.

A graveside service will be announced in the spring. Contributions in Margaret’s memory may be made to Sorrento Fire and Emergency Medical Technician Department, 79 Pomola Ave., Sorrento, ME 04677. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at