Howard S. Earley of Master Street, Johnsonville, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. He was 82.
Mr. Earley was born in Wells, N.Y., on February 4, 1930, the son of the late James and Nellie (Savage) Earley.
Howard attended the Wells Central School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1949-1951. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic at Southworth Machinery in Albany.
Survivors include his children, William Mark (Margaret Kelly) Lippacher and Scott (Linda) Lippacher, both of Johnsonville, Stephen (Tammy) Lippacher of Vermontville and Alan (Marilyn) Lippacher of Plattsburgh; and his brother, Harold (Loretta) of Mayfield. Also survived by six grandchildren and multiple great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Earley was predeceased by his wife, the former Diane Beaney; and his daughter, Linda Davis; his siblings, Clay, James, Chester, George, Gladys, Margaret and Alice.
Funeral services were held today, July 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, Gabriels, N.Y.
Arrangements by Chase-Smith Family Funeral Homes, 173 Main Street, Schaghticoke (753-4511).
Online remembrances may be made at www.chasesmithfamily.com