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Howard Earl Cleave

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Howard Earl Cleave, resident of Bennington, Vt. and Annapolis, died of cancer in Annapolis on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004.

Born on Feb. 19, 1919, Dr. Cleave graduated from Mansfield College and received a Ph.D. from Columbia University, teaching music for many years in Great Neck, N.Y. He owned Camp Champlain in Westport, N.Y. He was also a member of the Navy Band and served in World War II, a plankholder on the USS FDR.

Surviving are his daughters Gertrude Carter of Bennington, Mary Cleave of Annapolis and Bobbie Cleave of Logan, Utah; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was married for more than 50 years to the late Barbara Cleave of Williamstown, Mass.

Services are private.

Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, can be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Hwy, Annapolis, MD 21401. Arrangements by Adams Funeral & Cremation Care, Annapolis.
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 6, 2004
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