hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

March 28, 2013

Edward R. Noyes, Sr., 87

Haverhill — Edward R. Noyes, Sr., 87, of Haverhill, died Friday morning, March 22, at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, Haverhill.

He was born in Groveland, August 25, 1925, son of the late, Herbert S. and Florence (Whightman) Noyes and was educated in the Haverhill school system.

Mr. Noyes served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was employed as a foreman for the Haverhill Water Department until his retirement.

His survivors include his wife of 67 years, Gertrude L. (Peters) Noyes of Haverhill; two daughters, Brenda L. Noyes of Haverhill, Judith A. Malbon of Plaistow, N.H.; two sons, Edward R. Noyes, Jr. and his wife, Jane of Gainesville, Fla., Leon L. Noyes and Jeannette of Fruitland Park, Fla.; a sister, Barbara Speed of Sarasota, Fla., 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his memorial service on Saturday morning, March 30, at 11 a.m. in Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill, MA 01830, or the DAV, 180 Pond St., Tewksbury, MA 01876. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family please visit