Mary Luise Creedon

November 18, 1925May 10, 2018

Mary Luise Jenkins Creedon

On May 10, 2018, Mary Luise Jenkins Creedon died at her home in Bethesda, MD, due to complications from pneumonia. Beloved wife of 63 years to the late Vincent Michael Creedon. Devoted mother to Anne Creedon Coon (Fred), Claire Creedon Tamm (Tom), Mary Christine Creedon (died as a newborn), Gus Creedon (Jennifer), and Peter Creedon (Amy); grandmother to 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Loving sister to Eugene Jenkins, Jr. (deceased) and Albert L. Jenkins (Clare). She was a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and worked at various jobs in Washington DC before meeting her future husband. They were married on October 18, 1952 and lived in Bethesda, MD and northwest Washington DC, before moving to Maplewood Park Place in Bethesda, MD in 2010. Mary Lu volunteered with the Christ Child Society on various projects, including the Opportunity Shop in Georgetown. She also volunteered in the gift shop at Suburban Hospital. Mary Lu and Vince were members of the John Carroll Society and were members of Columbia Country Club for 35 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Jane de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 on Friday, June 1 at 10:45 a.m., with visitation beforehand beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Family & Nursing Care Foundation, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910 ( or Christ Child Society, 5101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 102, Washington DC 20016 (


  • Visitation Friday, June 1, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 1, 2018

Mary Luise Creedon

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