Perry - Forrest G. Carter, 87, passed on Monday, June 20th, surrounded by his loving family.
Forrest was born in Pembroke to Wallace E Carter and Elisabeth K Carter on December 13, 1934.
Forrest attended Pembroke schools and after graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force. When his service ended he returned home and did numerous jobs. He met his wife of 59 years, Juanita A Davis and they moved to Long Island, New York. In NY he worked as an arborist and after several years they returned to Pembroke. They went on to have three daughters. Forrest found his career at the paper mill in Baileyville, Me, where he worked as a stationery engineer and steam plant supervisor, retiring in 1993. Through his employment, he made many great friends. Forrest loved spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, gardening, and working in his garage.
Forrest was predeceased by his wife Juanita, his parents Wallace and Elisabeth, brother Francis Carter and sister Pauline Cantwell. Forrest is survived by his sister Helen (Leona) Redding and her husband William; three daughters, Elisabeth Beal, Juanita Carter and Mary Anne Spearin and husband Ronald; three grandchildren; Forrest Beal and wife Heidi, Tiffany Levasseur and husband Scott, and Ronald Spearin; eight great grandchildren Brice, Anthony, Casey, Ben, Peyton, Dalton, Trinity and Sierra; four great-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special friend Francis “Brother Benson” who visited and brought his homemade applesauce. Forrest also leaves behind his faithful companion beagle Babe.
There will be a graveside service at Clarkside Cemetery in Pembroke on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 11 am. Family and friends are welcome and there will be a celebration of life luncheon immediately following at his home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Community Health & Counseling or a veteran’s programs of your choice. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.