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J. Kenneth "Ken" Carter

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J. Kenneth "Ken" Carter Obituary
J. Kenneth Ken Carter, 98, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Coleman House, Northborough. Born and raised in Revere, he was the son of the late Chester and Emma (McCauley) Carter and the husband of Marie (Byrne) Carter, who died in 1996. He was a graduate of Revere High School and a Boston College Golden Eagle. He had been the personnel director for the former LaPointes Machine and Tool, Hudson, for many years, later becoming the personnel director at Design Pak in Marlborough until his retirement. Mr. Carter served in the US Army, where he was stationed in France, Holland and Belgium during WW II. He and his wife, Marie, spent their golden years on their beloved Cape Cod. He enjoyed playing cards, golf, gardening and had a particular passion for food and viewing his favorite Boston sports teams. Throughout his life, Ken always made his family his number one priority. He is survived by his sons, Jack and his wife, Diane, of Steamboat Springs, Colo., Stephen and his wife, Marcia, of Natick, Kevin and his wife, Dianne, of Shrewsbury, and Philip and his wife, Joyce, of Leominster, his daughter-in-law, Jeanne Carter of Marlborough; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Paul Carter and the brother of the late Chester Carter. Visiting hours are Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 9 to 10:15 a.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough. Burial will follow at 2:15 p.m., in the National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations may be made to the , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Published in The Marlborough Enterprise from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24, 2013
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