Leominster, MA native, Korean War Vet; 77
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LAFAYETTE, Indiana -- Professor George E. Carter, died April 4, 2012. Born in Leominster, MA, September 16, 1934, and a Korean War Veteran, was a recent resident of the Indiana Veteran's Home.
A lifelong Quaker and member also of the Unitarian Universalists, George was held "in the light" by family and friends throughout a life dedicated to tolerance and the understanding that we live in a diverse world.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Tonsing; children, Lydia Zimmer, David Carter, Russell Carter, Douglas Carter, Eva Tonsing-Carter, and Joe Tonsing-Carter; and his sister, June McDowell.
Preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Anita Carter; brothers, Andrew and Alfred Carter, and first wife, Carmen Carter.
CARTER -- Services will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 11 AM in the chapel at the Indiana Veteran's Home in West Lafayette, Indiana, followed by a military burial. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the American Friends Service Committee, London Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends or the University of Oregon Foundation.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on April 8, 2012