BROOKLIN - Elwood Wallace Carter, 67, passed away Oct. 8, 2013, at home with his family by his side. He was born May 26, 1946, the son of Harry and Ida Carter.
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Elwood served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War before and after he worked at Callahan & Blackhawk copper mines. Elwood also worked as a caretaker for several estates in Brooklin. Working for the Emory's before semi-retiring. During this period he also served on the Brooklin School Board.
Elwood is survived by his wife, Nota of 47 years; daughter, Lisa Carter-Gross and husband, Donald Gross, and very special grandson, Shaine (Joseph) Gross; son, Troy E. Carter; sister, Harriet Grindle; two brothers, Carl and wife, Joyce, and Robert and wife, Debbie; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Gordon; sister, Grace Astbury; and nephew, Micheal Winters.
A celebration of life will take place 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Brooklin IOOF Lodge.
Published in BDN Maine on Oct. 22, 2013