Kimberly A. Creighton

January 25, 1971December 7, 2012
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Kimberly A. (Arruda) Creighton, RN, 41, passed away December 7, 2012 at RI Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of MaryAnn (Volpicelli) Arruda and the late Gary Arruda. She was the wife of Zeus Creighton, Sr.

Mother of Zeus Creighton, Jr. and Kayleigh Creighton; grandmother of Zoey Skye Creighton; sister of Stacey Arruda-Tracy; aunt of Ryan and Emily Tracy.

Kimberly was an RN in the NICU Unit at Rhode Island Hospital. Her love for music included Shinedown and Awaken the Tide.

She also enjoyed reading and camping and was an avid Miami Dolphins fan.

Visitation will be held Sunday, 4-7 p.m. with a funeral on Monday at 10 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. Edward Church, 997 Branch Avenue, Providence, followed by a graveside burial in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers, donation to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Avenue, Norwood, MA 02062.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2012

Kimberly A. Creighton

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January 17, 2013

I wait every day for a text......I miss you more than I can admit- but I know you are here with me getthing through it....XOOXOXOXO

December 27, 2012

Our thoughts of you will forever remain, as time will not dim the light we have in out hearts for you. God Blesses you now...for we will all see you again in his due time.

December 19, 2012

I so miss you!!! I do not know how I am going to keep going without you. I just have no where to go. I love you so much!!

Beverly Burgess

December 19, 2012

I worked with Kim for many years at RIH. She truly had a gift for caring and empathy. May your family be wrapped in love during this difficult time. Kim will be missed.

December 12, 2012

I miss you auntie, You will never be forgotten. Walk the heavens with grandma, we all shall be with you soon.... -Ne-Ne-

December 11, 2012

Its so hard going each day without hearing from you. You were the only one I could really talk to. Share our days, vent to each other. No one really knows how much you meant to me. I am lost and have no one to talk to. I love you!!!

Your Marshmellow :)

December 11, 2012

A candle to remind us of the life so precious to us; may your flame live on forever in our hearts and minds...


Alice Powell

December 11, 2012

Our hearts go out to you and your family at this time. A life cut too short, but now you are in Heaven. You will be sadly missed, as we pray for you and know you will be cradled in God's loving arms.
God Bless You Kim,

Love Always,

Alice and Mark Powell & Family

John Bernard

December 10, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Deeply saddened for our loss. She will truly be missed. Rest in peace Kim.

December 10, 2012

Kim your in my prayers