LITTLETON, Maine - Clyde G. Earle, 76, of Littleton and Florida, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 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, N.H., an Auto Repair Shop in Haverhill, Mass., and was a heating contractor in Sandown, N.H. In his younger years, he was a cook at Camp Tel-Noah in Hampstead, N.H. Mr. Earle was a U.S. 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.
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SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Hampstead. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brigham and Women's Hospital, International Mesothelioma Program, 15 Francis St., Room PBB239, Boston, MA 02115, or to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to
, NH Office, 5 Bedford Farms Dr., Ste. 201, Bedford, 03110. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Peabody Funeral Home
15 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038
Published in Union Leader on Aug. 7, 2014