Dr. Creighton J. Hale

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

He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. 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 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the Klump Academic Center Auditorium at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1034 W. 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, PO Box 3485, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.