Kenneth E. Erler, 63

Kenneth E. Erler, 63, passed at Wingate at Haverhill on Saturday, August 2, 2014, after 10 years of living with Alzheimer's disease.

Born on October 7, 1950, raised in educated in Andover, son of the late Carl and Catherine (Pattullo) Erler. He was employed as a Home Health Aid and a Certified Nurse's Assistant. He enjoyed fishing and his career, most of all enjoyed the time spent with his children and grandchildren.

His surviving family members include his loving wife of 40 years, Robin Erler of Haverhill; children, Jesse Erler and wife Jamie (Cobb) of Danvers, Timothy Erler of Haverhill and Mackenzie (Erler) Schreyack and husband William of Haverhill; sister Nancy (Erler) Carter and husband Chuck of Grafton; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will be having a private cremation ceremony.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather for a Celebration of Kenneth's Life on Wednesday, August 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. in the function room of The Loft Restaurant and Pub, 1140 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA 01845.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Kenneth's memory to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/manh/in_my_community_donate.asp ; or by mail to: Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill, MA 01835.