FRAMINGHAM – Earl A. Posey , 91, peacefully passes away on March 10, 2019 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center.
Earl was born in Fall River, MA to the late E. Adrian and Irene (Earl) Posey.
Earl was a loving and devoted husband of 64 years to Barbara (Brigham) Posey of Framingham who died on August 5, 2018.
Earl is survived by his children, Craig Posey and wife Nancy of Portland, ME, and daughter, Joan Perron and husband Gary of Worcester, MA; grandchildren Christopher P., Christopher R., John, Samantha and Heather; great-grandchildren; Rebekah, Avery, Jorja, Adrianna and Wesley. He is also survived by his sister Priscilla (Posey) Smith and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Irene (Posey) Millward.
Earl grew up in Fall River, MA and was a proud graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School in 1946. He also graduated from the University of Maryland in 1952 with a Business Degree.
Between high school and college, Earl enlisted in the U.S. Army and was a proud World War II veteran.
Earl worked in New England’s marine insurance industry for over 56 years. He was employed by Maurice Saval Insurance, International Marine Underwriters, One Beacon, and Commercial Union.
Earl was a long-time member and officer of the Propeller Club of Boston taking special interest in New England’s nautical business activities.
Earl was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, who will best be remembered for always being a gentleman and his great sense of humor.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours, Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Norton Funeral Home, 53 Beech St, Framingham. Earl’s funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Plymouth Church, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham Centre. Burial will follow at Edgell Grove Cemetery, Framingham.
In lieu of flowers please consider memorial remembrances in Earl’s name be made to Plymouth Church, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham or to a charity of your choice.