Woodsville, N.H. — Jane Carle, 79, of Beech Street, died at her home on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by her family.
Jane was born in Hanover, N.H. on March 1, 1935, to Roland and Bernadeen Tobin (Swett) Smith. She graduated from Orford High School. On May 21, 1955, she married Ronald Carle. Jane ran the Coach and Paddock Restaurant for over 20 years, from the mid 1970’s through the mid 1990’s.
Jane loved cooking and is well known for her specialty, macaroni and cheese. She enjoyed flower gardening, birds, and sports of all kinds. As an avid Celtics fan, Larry Bird was her favorite.
Jane was predeceased by her husband Ronald Carle on Jan. 18, 1992; her son Sherman Carle on Nov. 14, 2011; a daughter, Cathy Carle Impey on June 11, 1988; a daughter-in-law, Lorna Priswalko on March 25, 2014; along with two brothers, Lewis and David Smith.
She is survived by her four daughters, Bernadeen Boutin and husband, Randy of Bethlehem, N.H., Shirley Pappageorge of Woodsville, Patricia Carle-Smith and husband, Ken of North Haverhill, N.H., and Paula Torrey and husband Scott of Newbury, Vt.; eight grandchildren, Amber Driscoll, Christopher Prescott, Chad Impey, Brigitte Taylor, Justin Carle, Shawn Prescott, Stacie Blanchard, and Hunter Torrey; nine great-grandchildren, MacKenzie Carle, Hayden Carle, Wyatt Taylor, Carly Taylor, Carly Prescott, twins Lucas and Landon Prescott, Brianna Prescott and Jase Blanchard; a son-in-law, Dennis Impey of North Haverhill; two sisters, Elsie Ewing of Georgia and Shirley Chamberlain of Franconia, N.H.; two brothers, Howard Smith of Springfield, Vt. and John Smith of Alton Bay, N.H.; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, August 7 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch Street, Woodsville.
A graveside service will be on Friday, Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Horse Meadow Cemetery, North Haverhill.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756.
For more information or to offer an online condolence, please visit www.rickerfh.com.
Ricker Funeral Home & Cremation Care of Woodsville is in charge of arrangements.