WATERBORO—Earle F. Peralta, 75, of Waterboro, died on Dec. 8, 2016, at the Exeter Center in Exeter, New Hamsphire.

He was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on Jan. 29, 1941, son of the late Joseph L. Peralta and Mary L. Knowlton.

Earle grew up in Lynn, attended the local schools and served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961. He worked for many years for the town of Waterboro and eventually Sanford before his retirement. Earle enjoyed taking care of his horses, sulky racing and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Peralta in 2007; and is survived by: three daughters, Gail Wadleigh and her husband, Scott, Linda Bullock and her husband, Wayne, and Wendy Jackson. He is also survived by: his grandchildren, Andrew Wadleigh, Timothy Wadleigh, Emily Jackson, Brittney Bullock, Thomas Bullock, Hunter Bullock, Kaliyah Bush-Peralta, Olivia Holder; one great-grandchild, Maegan Wadleigh; two brothers, Joseph L. Peralta, and John R. Peralta; one sister, Mary A. Dube; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at St. Joseph Church, 200 Pleasant St., Epping, New Hampshire. Brewitt Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Epping, New Hampshire is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Live and Let Live Farm, Inc., 20 Paradise Lane, Chichester, New Hampshire 03258

For more information, please visit brewittfuneralhome.com.