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Donald P. Carter

August 7, 1937 ~ April 2, 2021 (age 83)


Donald P. Carter, age 83, peacefully passed away, due to recently discovered cancer, on Friday, April 2, 2021 at home with his family and cat at his side.  

He was born on August 7, 1937 in Wilton, NY, the son of the late Thomas Carter and Ruth Hammond Carter. 

Donald was a plumber for the Steamfitter Local 1000 and worked at the Saratoga Spa State Park for 36 years. He also served in the US Army during the Cold War. He was an avid outdoorsman and jack of all trades, enjoying fishing, hunting, and hanging out with his friends at the local coffee shop.  

Donald is survived by his daughters, Donna Mills (Richard), Deanna Meyer (John), grandchildren, Adam Meyer, Elaina Meyer, and large extended family. Also, many friends who will miss him dearly as well. 

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elaine Lynch Carter; brothers, Richard, Gerald, James; sisters, Linda Dahlman and Nancy Austro. 

A private graveside service was held on Monday, April 5, 2021 at North Milton Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, NY.  



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