BLUE HILL – Geraldine C. Carter, 87, passed away peacefully April 30, 2013, at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital with her loving family at her side. She was born July 9, 1925, in Blue Hill, daughter of Archie and Ruth (Gray) Candage.
Geraldine spent her entire life in Blue Hill, working many jobs including devoted, loving wife and mother of two. She spent her time at Blue Hill Post Office, Charlie Ware’s Department Store, and Madeline’s Fashions. She was an avid Toddy Pond fisherman, champion putter, card shark and prize winning needleworker. She also enjoyed reading, cooking, cheering on her grandkids from the sidelines, and most recently, spoiling her four beautiful great-granddaughters. She was the longest living member of First Baptist Church, Blue Hill, until her passing.
Geraldine is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Linwood “Lin” Carter; son, Dale L. Carter and wife, Gail, of Sedgwick; daughter, Janel Carter and partner, Richard Dawes, of Blue Hill; three grandchildren, Cara Pinkham and husband, Rod, of Dedham, Erika Lucchese and husband, Joey, of Middletown, N.J., and Grant Jewett and wife, Angela, of Auburn; and four very special great-granddaughters, Ella and Gracie Jewett, and Kaiya and Mallory Lucchese. She is also survived by her loving sister, Joyce (Candage) Tyler of Blue Hill. She leaves behind a special feline friend, Dawson.
A service of remembrance will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at First Baptist Church, Blue Hill, with a reception after at Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, Blue Hill.