Clarence L. Ashlin

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  • "Forever my champion and hero and forever in my heart!"
    - Mary Thompson
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    - April Weingartz
Service Information
Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home
42 Washington Street
Penacook, NH
03303
(603)-753-4991
Celebration of Life
Friday, Jan. 17, 2020
11:00 AM
Wesley United Methodist Church
79 Clinton Street
Concord, NH
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Burial
Friday, Jan. 17, 2020
2:00 PM
New Hampshire Veterans Cemetary
110 Daniel Webster Highway
Boscowen, NH
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Obituary

Ashlin Clarence L. Age 97 of Rice Lake Wisconsin and Concord, New Hampshire. Passed away peacefully January 10, 2020.

Clarence was surrounded by his loving family after complications from pneumonia.

Clarence was born in the resort town of Rice Lake, Wisconsin. His father Henry Joseph Ashlin was a builder and cabinet maker and Berthe Belle(Alderman), homemaker and mother of 7 children.

He graduated from George Washington High School and attended the University of Maryland, US Air Force Officers School and Command College. Clarence enlisted in the Army in 1940 after graduating from high school.

During WWII he met his wife Evangeline Agnes Ashlin (Perrier) on board the hospital ship Hope in the Pacific Conflict. He was offered an officer commission in the United States Air Force in 1949.

For 35 years he gave his life and raised his family in the service of the U.S. Military.

Clarence and his family traveled the world extensively during his service to the nation. He retired in 1978 and has lived a long and happy life in Concord, New Hampshire.

Clarence enjoyed fishing, golf, photography, carpentry, travel and had an amazing green thumb for gardening.

He was an amazing husband, father, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be missed by so many.

Clarence is predeceased in death by his mother and father Henry and Bertha Belle Ashlin,

wife Evangeline of 44 years, brothers Dale Leo Ashlin, Fay Henry Ashlin, Fredrick Ashlin and sisters Mavis Ashlin, Vera Ashlin, Gladys Engels and Marie Henrietta Campbell.

"Ash" is survived by his loving son Tom and wife Jan Ashlin of Saint Paul, MN, daughter Leslie and husband Jay West of Chester, NH, and his sister Merabel June Hurlburt of San Diego, CA. He is also survived by his loving granddaughter April Nicole and husband Matt Weingartz of Woodbury,

MN., and amazing great granddaughters Alisia Catherine and Jacqueline Evangeline Weingartz. He is also is survived by a wonderful, loving and caring friend, Jan Davis of Concord, NH.

Visitation, Celebration of Life and internment will be held on Friday January 17th at 11:00 AM in the morning at Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton Street, Concord, NH.

Burial of his remains will take place at 2:00 PM with military honors at the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery 110 Daniel Webster Highway Boscawen, NH 03303 in the Chapel.

In lieu of flowers it is suggested that any monetary gifts being made go the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery Association at 110 Daniel Webster Highway Boscawen, NH 03303

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Published in The Concord Monitor on Jan. 13, 2020
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