ALTON — Erla Hope Dalrymple age 89 of Farmington Road in Alton Bay died peacefully on August 23.
Born April 2nd 1924 in Sutton, NH the Daughter of Charles Laforest Davis and Alice Hope (Whitney) Davis. She grew up in Alton Bay where she met her husband, the late Horace Osborne "Dal" Dalrymple at the Pavilion Roller Skating Rink. They married in 1942.
Erla and Dal settled in Tolland, Connecticut where they lived and raised a family all the while spending summers at Alton Bay. Erla attended church regularly at the Christian Conference Center and The Bay Church, which she loved dearly.
Erla loved spending time with family and friends at the lake, picking blueberries on Mt. Major and in later years doing puzzles and sitting on her porch watching the loons on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Erla is survived by her son Kevin M. Dalrymple of Stafford, CT. and his daughter Jessica; her son Jay A. Dalrymple, his wife Deborah and her grandchildren Alec and Ashlyn Dalrymple of Alton; her sister Jeanette Fletcher of Vernon, CT and her brother Mahlon Davis of Tilton, along with many nieces and nephews.
Calling Hour will be Monday August 26, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Peaslee Alton Funeral Home, 12 School Street, Alton, NH. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral Home. Interment will follow at the New Riverside Cemetery on Route 28 South, Alton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alton Bay Christian Conference Center P.O.Box 321 Alton Bay NH 03810. To express condolences, please visit www.peasleefuneralhome.com