Marion Lynn Carter


Marion Lynn Carter, 78, of Littlestown, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Md.

Born on Wednesday, June 26, 1940, in North English, Iowa, he was a son of the late Marion G. and Gertrude Blanche King Carter.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Ricarda “Rici” Finley Carter, who died on Jan. 28, 2018; a son Michael E. Carter; and a brother John J. Carter.

He was a 1958 graduate of Towson (Md.) High School.

Gifted with his hands, he enjoyed doing mechanical work on cars, trucks and tractors. He later retired from Utz Quality Foods where he was a road mechanic. Mr. Carter took great pleasure in farming and being on a tractor, but mostly being with his grandchildren.

Survivors include two children, Melissa Lyn Carter of Thurmont, Md., and Richard Marion Carter and his wife Sarah of Littlestown; two grandchildren, Gavin Joseph Carter and Avery Loretta Carter, both of Littlestown; two sisters, Madge C. Jenkins and her husband Lee of Baldwin, Md., and Doris C. Dennis and her husband Rust, of Tyaskin, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 725 Baltimore St., Hanover, with the Rev. Charles L. Persing officiating. The family will receive at a viewing to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Panebaker Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center Inc., 311 Broadway, Hanover, with a prayer service to held at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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