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Harry W. Carter

Harry W. Carter, 79, a resident of Church Street, Livermore, Maine, passed away Saturday, May 11 at Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn. He was born April 24, 1934 in Montpelier, Vermont, the son of Sumner Carter and Jessie (Robertson) Carter. His family moved to Maine and he attended school in Penobscot County. Following high school Harry joined the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. Upon returning from the service, he returned to school at Husson College in Bangor and then earned his Master in Education through the University of Massachusetts Amherst. On August 6, 1960 in Bangor he married his wife of 52 years, Marni Pulkkinen. He taught school in New York for 7 years and then in Quincy, Massachusetts for over 35 years, he also had the opportunity to teach in Spain before retiring. He was a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association; National Teachers Association; Rotary, in Scituate, Massachusetts, having served as past president. Harry enjoyed traveling with his wife and for several years they wintered in Clearwater, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Marni Carter of Livermore; daughters, Dr. Peggy Gerow; Carmen Simmons and her husband Robert of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Susan Dunham of Brunswick, Maine; 4 grandchildren, Joshua Weldon, Thomas Dunham Jr., Hayley Carter Dunham and Mitchell Dunham; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Interment Lakeside Cemetery, Federal Road, Livermore, Maine. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a in memory of Harry W. Carter. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Finley Funeral Home
15 Church St Livermore Falls, ME 04254
(207) 897-3588

Published in The Patriot Ledger on May 14, 2013
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