Dateline: Malta, NY
Dorothy McCarter, age 90, passed away on December 3, 2018 at Home of the Good Shepherd. She was born on July 1, 1928 in Albany, New York and was the daughter of the late George and Helen (Homan) Marlow.
Dorothy attended Fordham University, and later graduated from William Paterson College with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. After graduation, Dorothy went on to teach at the Fanny Meyer Hillers School in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Dorothy considered herself a New York City girl. She enjoyed travel, camping, nature, babies, children, reading, teaching, swimming, Errol Flynn, Hawaii, scrabble, bargains, Lake George, Broadway shows, and the Nutcracker Ballet.
Dorothy is survived by her beloved children Clyde S. (Linda) McCarter, Claire M. (Timothy) Murphy, Eve M. (Daniel) Beauregard, Megan S. (Gary) McCarter, Bruce M. McCarter, Brian M. McCarter, Maureen McCarter, David W. (Doris) McCarter and Mathew D. (Cathy-Jo) McCarter; her loving grandchildren Lauryn, Kevin, Caitlin, Haley, Joshua, Meghan, Aidan, Emme, Jesse and Jason; and her dear niece Linda Marlowe and grandnieces Jackie and Kristy.
Dorothy is predeceased by her loving husband Clyde Campbell McCarter; her brother Eugene Marlow; and her granddaughter Rachel.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Tuesday December 18, 2018, from 4:00pm-7:00pm, at Townley and Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, New York 12019.
A Service of Prayer will follow at 6:30pm.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:15am at Church of the Assumption, 29 Jefferson Avenue, Emerson, New Jersey 07630.
Interment will be on Thursday December 20, 2018 in St. Andrews Cemetery, 266 Cedar Lane River Vale, New Jersey 07675.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Weekend Snack Pack Program through Center for Food Action in New Jersey https://cfanj.org/honorary-memorial-giving/ . Please customize your tribute as “Dorothy McCarter, Weekend Snack Pack Program”.
With confidence, the family has placed their trust in the loving care of the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, and they encourage you to view and leave messages on Dorothy’s Book of Memories at www.TownleyWheelerFH.com