Linda R. Carter

Linda R. Carter

Linda R. Carter, age 72, of Fort Johnson, passed away with her family by her side on November 24, 2017, at her home that her husband and daughters built themselves in 1970. She was born June 14, 1945, in Fort Johnson, NY, and was the only child of the late William and Lillian (Marsh) Ryan.

She is survived by her husband, David C. Carter, whom she married in 1965 and they have been married for 52 years; and a loving mother of two daughters, Michele L. Carter, Tracey L. (Mark R.) Pabis. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, David R. (Allison) Pabis of Fort Johnson, Stephen (Sam) Pabis of Amsterdam, and Jenelle Pabis of Fort Johnson; and one great-granddaughter, Paisley Grace Louise Pabis who she adored. She is also survived by a lifelong friend, Kathy McWhinnie; two sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; and many cousins nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her mother-in-law, Agnes H. Carter; father-in-law, Edwin D. Carter; a brother-in-law, James M. Carter; and her fur baby, Gordy.

Linda was a lifelong resident of Fort Johnson. She was a graduate of high school in 1963, and she started working for Harry D. Putman & Son Inc., where she worked for 48 years and retired in 2011.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Betz, Rossi, & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010 on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will take place on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the funeral home with a burial to follow in the family plot of the Hagaman Cemetery.

Contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to Community Hospice of Amsterdam, 246 Manny Corners Road, Amsterdam, NY 12010 or to the Fort Johnson Volunteer Fire Company, 4 Fort Johnson Ave., Fort Johnson, NY 12070.

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