ORIENT - Walter J. Carlucci, 89 passed away Tuesday August 5, 2014 at Houlton Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Sherborn, MA, the son of Dominic and Grace (Rideout) Carlucci.
After completing high school Walter graduated from trade school and worked for many years as a linotype operator for Southern New Hampshire Typesetting Corp., Concord Monitor, and Manchester Union Leader. He was a member of the International Typographical Union in Concord, NH and served as chair and negotiator. One of Walter's greatest enjoyments was his family camp on East Grand Lake in Orient, which the family constructed themselves. The family enjoyed many happy times there and Walter always enjoyed people coming over. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Dorothy "Dot" E. Brown of Orient, two sons, James and his wife, Lynette of Dickson, TN, Dana and his wife, Jocelyn of Pembroke, NH, four grandchildren and their families; Adam and his wife, Tavia and their two daughters, Isabel, and Ilyn; Justin and his wife, Kendra Brandon; Diana Bailey and her husband, Dustin, and their daughter, Virginia and son, Dallas. He will also be remembered by nieces, nephews, and many friends. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, James Collins and two sisters; Mickey Paetzold and Lorraine Panzino.
Friends may call 6-8 PM Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Richard MacLaughlin officiating. Interment will take place at Peters Cove Cemetery, Orient. A reception will follow at the Amity Baptist Church, 1178 US Route 1. Those who wish to remember Walter in a special way may make donations in his memory to Houlton Regional Health Services Foundation, 22 Hartford St., Houlton, ME 04730. Condolences may be expressed at dunnfuneral.com