Fry (Creaser), Elizabeth “Beth”

Fry (Creaser), Elizabeth “Beth” – Age 95. Beth was born in Riverport, a daughter of the late James Eben and Bertha May Creaser. She died peacefully in Windsor Elms on May 19, 2016. Beth spent her childhood years in Riverport, before attending Teacher’s College in Truro. At age 18, she began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in New Russell. In 1939, Beth moved to Halifax, where she later met her loving husband of 59 years, Charles “Chick” Fry. They moved to Wolfville in 1963 with their four children, where she became an active member of St. John’s Anglican Church and the ACW. Beth resumed her teaching career at Gaspereau Elementary where she taught grade primary until her retirement. Her many hobbies included lawn bowling, swimming, knitting, baking, reading the daily newspaper, and doing word puzzles. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be lovingly remembered for her wisdom, kindness, and her natural ability to teach in all areas of life.

Left to cherish her memory are son, Peter (Karen), Sheffield Mills; daughter Elizabeth (Bill) Gibson, Windsor; son-in-law, Alexander Young, Halifax; grandchildren, Eben, Emma, Lauren, Graydon, Taryn, Hazen, Maya, Hannah, Shay, Peter; great-grandchildren, Elias, Lily, Olivia, Rowan, and Amadé; nephew, Derek Creaser. Beth was predeceased by her sister, Elaine; brother, Gerald; husband, Chick; sons, James and David.

A memorial service for Beth will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in St. John’s Anglican Church, Wolfville. Donations may be made to St. John’s Anglican Church, Windsor Elms Village, or the David Fry Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Swim Nova Scotia.

Beth’s family would like to thank the staff at Windsor Elms Village for their exceptional care and kindness.