Earl H. England, 69, of Marlboro, formerly of Hudson, died on Monday, April 14th at The Reservoir Center for Health and Rehabilitation. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, M. Jeanne (Kenneally) England of Marlboro. Earl was born in Tilton, NH, son of the late Donald and Mina ( Weeks) England. He was raised in Hudson where he attended local schools and was a well known and respected mechanic for Durand Chevrolet of Hudson for 51 years until his retirement. He also worked as a bartender at the Hudson Elks. Earl was a member of the Hudson Elks Lodge; the Marlboro Moose Lodge; The Italian Americans (ITAM) Club in Marlboro; The Riverside Gun Club in Hudson; the Hudson Eagles and Marlboro American Legion. Earl enjoyed Trap and Skeet Shooting in his spare time. He was an automotive enthusiast and loved to attend vintage car shows. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family who will miss him dearly. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Cheryl Poirrier and her husband Robert of Naples, FL, Stephen Kilburn and his wife Cidalia of Clinton, Dawn England of Hudson and Dawns son Patrick England of Marlboro for whom Earl raised as a son. He was predeceased by his son, Joseph Kilburn in 2012. He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren including Patrick; 13 great grandchildren and 5 nieces. He was the brother of the late Geraldine Keefe. A funeral service and celebration of Earls life will be held on Friday, April 18th at 11:00 a.m. in the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (www.tighehamilton.com). Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the uneral home.
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Published in The Marlborough Enterprise from Apr. 16 to Apr. 23, 2014