Frederick J. “Fred” Carty, 82

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Tunbridge, Vt.— Frederick J. “Fred” Carty, 82 died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 at his home in Tunbridge, Vt. He was born July 28, 1933 in Providence, R.I. the son of Justin and Frances (Stanley) Carty. He spent his early years in Woburn, Mass. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Fred worked ten years at the Draper Corp. in Hopedale, Mass. and worked the next twenty years as a partner in the Farrar and Carty Landfill in Milford, Mass. He moved to Vermont in 1986, working at the Randolph Landfill for two years before working ten years as a caretaker for Charlotte Donaldson of Pomfred, Vt.
On Sept. 23, 1993 he married Terry Carpenter in Tunbridge. They lived all their married life in Tunbridge where they shared many adventures including hiking, photography, archery, sliding during the winter and walking on beaches.

He was a member of the Nipmuc Rod and Gun Club in Upton, Mass. and the Chelsea Fish & Game Club in Chelsea, Vt. He enjoyed photography, (especially photographing lady slippers), talking with his many friends and shooting and collecting classic recurve bows.

Fred was the Massachusetts Archery Association State Champion for three separate years. He is survived by his wife, Terry Carty of Tunbridge, Vt.; two sons, Eric Carty of Hopkinton, Mass. and Isaac Carty of Tunbridge, Vt.; two daughters, Lynn Carty of Treasure Island, Fla. and Tina Milardo of Douglas, Mass.; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a brother, Richard Carty of Port Clyde, Maine; a sister, Janice Stokes of Wilmington, Mass.; an aunt, Janet Armstrong of Medway, Mass. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He as predeceased by two daughters, Amy Parent and Wendy Leduc and his first wife Kay Carty.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at 6p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, 300 VT RT 110, Chelsea, VT. A graveside service will be held at 29 Johnson Circle @ 2 p.m. Oct. 16, 2015, in the Carty Family Cemetery in Tunbridge, Vt. A private message of sympathy for the family can be shared at www.boardwayandcilley.com.