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Annette Louise Carter

November 21, 1931 ~ August 2, 2021 (age 89)


Portland- Annette L. Carter,89, of Forest Avenue, passed away on Monday August 2, 2021 at Maine Medical Center from complications of Diabetes.

She was born in Gardiner, Maine on November 21,1931 a daughter of Helen R. (Morton) and Harold M. Harford.

Annette attended Richmond Schools and was a graduate of Richmond High School, class of 1949. She attended Bryant & Stratton Business College in Boston, Massachusetts.

She worked for the government as a Federal Switch board operator for 6 years, then transferred to the U.S. Postal Service working in Personnel, training and City Operations retiring in 1992.

Annette was an active member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church having served on the Vestry and Various Committees.

She was predeceased by her parents her husband Henry H.” Ted” Carter, Jr., a sister Hilda M. Pooler and a Nephew Chris Pooler.

Surviving is her son Bruce A. Carter & his wife Melissa of Limington, ME., daughter Patricia A. Carter of Joshua Tree, CA., Grandsons Jeffrey Carter & wife Eileen of Hamilton, New Jersey, Terence Carter Anderson of Joshua Tree, CA., several nieces & nephews & great-nieces & great-nephews

At Annette’s request there will be no visiting hours and burial will be private.

In Lieu of flowers contributions in Annette’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 678 Washington Avenue,  Portland, Maine 04103 or the American Diabetes Association, 80 Elm Street, Portland, ME. 04101.

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