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Beulah Belle Dyke


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Orford, N.H. — Beulah Belle Dyke of Brook Road died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center following a brief illness. She was 91.

Born on Oct. 15, 1926, in Wethersfield, Conn., she was the youngest of five children born to Harry W. and Jennie (Deming) Bockus.

Beulah grew up and was educated in Alexandria, N.H.

On Nov. 16, 1943, she married George C. Dyke and they settled in Orford.

They enjoyed 45 years of marriage until his passing in 1987.

Along with her husband, she owned and operated Linrock Drilling and Blasting until her retirement in 2008.

She enjoyed going to Foxwoods Casino, playing bingo, crossword puzzles, and playing solitaire. She was also quite well known for her donuts and pies.

Besides her parents and husband, she is predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her seven children: Alan (Jean) Dyke of Orford, Sharon Dyke of Orford, Barbara (Dale) Gray of Sebastian, Fla., Terry Dyke of Orford, Kathy (Mark) Irle of Sebastian, Michael (Mary) Dyke of Orford, and Connie (Steve) Ball of Orford; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

There are no services scheduled. Burial will be at Orford Cemetery.

Arrangments are by Hale Funeral Homes and Cremation Care of Bradford & Thetford, Vt.

Online guestbook at www.halefuneralhomes.com.