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Earl F. Dearman Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Earl F. Dearman Jr., 86, passed away Monday morning, October 17th, 2011 at Durgin Pines in Kittery, Maine. Earl, a lifelong resident of Pawtucket, R.I., moved to Maine in the spring of 2008.
He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth Schmidt Dearman and devoted father of Cheryl Dearman Mills of Wells, Maine and Linda Dearman Arnold of Georgetown, MA. His sister, Phyllis Swanson of Kane, PA and his five grandchildren also survive him. He was the brother of the late Dorothy Latimer. Earl was a member of the Darlington Congregational Church and served as deacon, treasurer, trustee, Sunday School teacher, chair of the building committee and most recently on the missions committee. He worked as the production manager for Fuller Packaging before retiring in 1996 after 49 years. Earl served in the armed forces in the Pacific arena during World War II.
VISITATION will be held at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket on Friday, October 21st from 5 to 7 pm. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at 10 am in the Darlington Congregational Church, 685 Central Ave., Pawtucket, followed by burial at Highland Memorial Park, Johnston, RI. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the National Stroke Association, the Darlington Congregational Church or World Vision International. For online condolences visit: