BRIDGEWATER CORNERS — A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday evening Nov. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home for Carroll F. Earle, 85, who died Nov 17 at Cedar Hill Health Care in Windsor. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. at the Bethany Mennonite Church in Bridgewater Corners. Burial will follow in the Topliff Cemetery.
Carroll was born on Nov. 21, 1927 in Bridgewater, son of Clifford N. and Vera (Furman) Earle.
Carroll was a Veteran of the Korean War.
He had a number of jobs locally including; driving a school bus, delivering sawdust, working for Putnam Construction, a mail carrier for the postal service, but most of all he was a proud dairy farmer.
Carroll enjoyed being a sugar maker. He also found time to ski, skate, roller skate, be an avid Red Sox fan, and a great dancer. In 2002 he was named Bridgewater’s citizen of the year.
Carroll is survived by his wife of 56 years Doris (Billings) Earle; five children; Linda Scott-Andrews and her husband Rodney Andrews, Debora and James Oldenburg Jr, Tammi Earle and her partner Robert Berg, Edwin P. and his wife Tammy Earle, and Carolsue and her husband William Hannabury; 14 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one brother Robert Earle; and extended family Robin and Bob Ennis.
He was predeceased by his parents; four siblings; Florence Frost, Nadia Geno, Earnest Earle, and Marilyn Blodgett; and a grandson Mark G. Earle.
Memorial donations may be made to The Bethany Birches Camp, c/o Bethany Mennonite Church, 169 Rte. 100A, Bridgewater Corners, 05035.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com.
This obituary first appeared in the November 21, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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