LITTLETON, ME AND FLORIDA - Clyde G. Earle, 76, of Littleton, ME and Florida, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA following a courageous battle with mesothelioma.
Mr. Earle retired from Lucent Technology as a supervisor in 1989 after many years of service. He previously co-owned and operated a Sawmill in Hampstead, NH, an Auto Repair Shop in Haverhill, MA, and was a heating contractor in Sandown, NH. In his younger years, he was a cook at Camp Tel-Noah in Hampstead. Mr. Earle was a US Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey A. (Parker) Earle; two children, Pamela Marsh and Clyde W. Earle; four grandchildren, Brad, Kellie, Kristan, and Chad; two great-grandchildren, Kamaya and Nathan; four stepchildren, William Thompson Jr., Todd Thompson, Roxanne Ellsworth and her husband, Lester, and Mathew Bolstridge and his wife, Becky; stepgrandchildren, Laura, Michael, Katelyn, Kristina, Kyle, Ean, Owen, and Allyson; three brothers, John Foley and his wife, Claire, Peter Foley, and Donald Foley and his wife, Judy; two aunts, Winnie Howlett and Claire Burditt; cousins, Karleen and Joe Monroe, and Juanita and Frank Arrington; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family whom he loved dearly. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret Beckford; the mother of his children, Eileen Patterson; Pamela Shaw who was a surrogate mother to his children; as well as his uncle, Wallace Earle.
Calling hours will be held 9-11 a.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry, N.H. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Hampstead, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brigham and Women's Hospital, International Mesothelioma Program, 15 Francis Street, Room PBB239, Boston, MA 02115, or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Alzheimer's Association, NH Office, 5 Bedford Farms Dr., Ste. 201, Bedford, NH 03110. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.