, Derry, New Hampshire

May 8, 2014

George F. Carleton, 57

Hooksett, NH — George F. Carleton, 57, passed away after a brief illness Monday, May 5. Born Aug. 4, 1956, son of the late Frank and Ruth Carleton of Pelham, N.H. George was a generous, kind soul despite his imposing stature, he was often times a gentle giant.

He had a love for literature, music and art. He was usually able to find beauty in every crevice. George was a handy man and could fix almost anything you put in front of him. He also had a passion for motorcycles and cars especially vintage British racing ones.

George was an equipment Engineer employed at Aeroflex in Londonderry, N.H.

He had worked for over 25 years in the Semi-conductor industry, past employers included Nantero, Texas Instruments, Unitrode, Intel, Draper Labs and Balzers.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Wendi (Taylor) Carleton of Hooksett; two daughters, Jilian Ann and Stefanie Jade, their fiances, Matthew Wiedman and Shaun Acevedo; two grandchildren, Shayla and Isaiah Acevedo, all of Manchester, N.H.

This world will never be the same without him in it.

He will be greatly missed by ALMOST everyone that he met.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, with a service at 4 p.m. Cremation followed. Committal will be Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Gibson Cemetery, Mammoth Road, Pelham, N.H. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit