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Edward L. Price, 86, a resident of Derry, N.H., passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Aurora Senior Living, Derry.
Edward was born in Arlington, Mass., on April 17, 1930, a son of the late Chesley and Violet Price.
He was a member of the United States Marine Corp. Marching Band. He worked for Bill Ela’s Plumbing in Derry for many years, before going into Barbering owning “Clarkies Barbershop” in Derry, retiring in 1997. Edward was one amazing craftsman building, doll houses, cradles, tables, benches and everything out of wood. His hobbies also include paintings, photography, the love for airplanes and taking trips to Las Vegas with his wife, Jean. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and his family meant the world to him.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (Clark) Price of Derry; his son, Steven E. Price of Exeter; his daughter, Sandra (Price) Eaton and her husband, Brian J. Eaton of Derry; as well as four grandchildren, Christopher and Jennifer Merrow of Maine, James Merrow and his wife, Rene’ of Derry, and Tiffany Eaton of Derry. He is also survived by five great- grandchildren, Kahleb, Devin and Jenna, all from Maine, and Blake and Aisley of Derry; as well as nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Edward is survived by his four brothers, Will, Allen, Fred, Peter Price. He was predeceased by his sisters, Lil Stevens, Dorothy Gorham, and Bett Freeman.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry, NH. A funeral service will follow at 12 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfunerlahome.com.
Published on  March 16, 2017
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