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Gaylon Earle

August 20, 1926 ~ May 16, 2019 (age 92)



Earle, Gaylon


Castleton-Gaylon Earle of Castleton passed away suddenly at home on Thursday May 16, 2019.  Gaylon was born on August 20, 1926 in Tupper Lake, NY to the late Leslie and Dorothy Earle and was predeceased by his wife of 63 years Mildred Earle  and his sister Wilma DeSorbo.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, Corporal-Military Police, where he receive the Victory Medal and the American Theater Service Medal.  He was a member of the American Legion Melvin Roads Post  #1231.  He was also a  member of the Van Rensselaer Lodge No. 87 F&AM for 65 years.  After his honorable discharge from the military, he worked at Sterling Drug for 48 years.  Upon his retirement, he continued working part-time with his Father as a painter.  No matter how busy he was, he always took time to take his family camping and fishing every summer.  Gaylon is survived by his daughters, Gale L. Clum, Donna M. Earle, and Joanne L. Sperbeck; grandchildren Dennis Sancomb, Jr. and Daniel Millard.

At the request of Gaylon, funeral services will be private.  Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery, Castleton, NY.


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