WEST CARTHAGE – Alice Pridell Carter, formerly of 7 Harpers Terrace, died Sunday afternoon, October 28th at the Country Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident for several months.
Born on January 24, 1920 on the Bossuot family homestead in the Town of Wilna, the daughter of George T. & Myra Bossuot Pridell. She graduated from the Carthage Augustinian Academy with the Class of 1938 and then graduated from the Watertown School of Commerce. She worked in clerical positions for Eastern Footwear, Doldgeville, Taggart Paper Mill, Carthage, the Savings & Loan, Saranac Lake and retired from the Carthage Central High School in 1981. She married Fred Carter on February 24, 1945 in the United Christian Church, West Carthage with the Rev. Robert Davis, officiating. Mr. Carter died on January 23, 2005.
Alice was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage, where she served in the Vestry, the Altar Guild and was a member of the Episcopal Church Women. She enjoyed researching the genealogy of her family and local history.
Mrs. Carter is survived by her two sons and their wives; Jeffery S. & Sandra Carter, Eden, Vermont, and Dr. Timothy J. & Kaye Carter, Hinton, Virginia. Also surviving are her brother and sister; Jack Pridell, Clayton, NY, & Surprise, Arizona, and Virginia Chandler, Star Lake, NY, & Florida. She is also survived by her 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she is predeceased by 3 brothers and an infant sister; Clinton, Charles, Francis and Marietta Pridell.
A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Champion. There will be no public visitation. www.lundyfuneralhome.com