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William Carter

William H. Carter

Friday, October 24th, 1952 - Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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Obituary

COHOES William H. Carter, 67, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born in Albany, Bill was the son of the late William and Rita Gathan Carter. He was a veteran of the US Air Force having served honorably as a Sergeant in the Vietnam War. Returning home, he worked at GE Silicones in Waterford for over 30 years until his retirement.

Bill was an active member of the Cohoes Waterford Elks Lodge #1317 serving as a Tiler and prior to that at the Selkirk Elks Lodge where he had been past Exalted Ruler. He also was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus and a member of Cohoes Knights of Columbus Council #192 where he served on the Bingo committee. He was a communicant of St. Michael’s Church in Cohoes and a Eucharistic Minister. He also belonged to the Albany American Legion.

Together for over 28 years, Bill is survived by his loving wife Karen Bailie-Carter; by his children, Greg Ornoski (Olga) of Teaneck, NJ, Grace Bailie of Clifton Park, Lance Carter of Latham, Kim Cushing (Chris) of Guilderland, Jason Carter of Averill Park and Paul Bailie (Chrissy) of Cohoes; by his siblings Jackie Knight (Larry) of Kinderhook and Polly Riley (John) of Pittstown. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Carter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 9 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, Cohoes. Interment will be private in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Relatives and friends may visit Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the Fitzgerald Funeral Home 105, Vliet Blvd., Cohoes. Masks will be required and social distancing regulations will be observed.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 17th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 17th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Fitzgerald Funeral Home
    Address
    105 Vliet Blvd.
    COHOES, NY 12047
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    Notes
    Masks will be required and social distancing regulations will be observed.
  • Service

    Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 | 9:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 9:00am
    Location
    St. Michael's Church
    Address
    20 Page Avenue
    COHOES, NY 12047
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    Notes
    Masks will be required and social distancing regulations will be observed.
    Officiant
    Rev. Edward Deimeke
  • Interment

    Location
    Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    SCHUYLERVILLE, NY 12871
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    Notes
    Interment will be private for family only.

Affiliations

  • Air Force
  • American Legion
  • Celtic Cross
  • Elks Lodge
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Vietnam Service Medal

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Mike Farnam

Posted at 10:26am
My sincere condolences to Bill's family. I recall many spirited discussions with Bill during our time together at GE Silicones. I was impressed with his insight, communication style, work ethic, and ability to get things done. Our piece of the world was a better place with Bill in it.
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Posted at 09:52am
With heartfelt condolences to Greg Ornoski & Family. May your stepfather Rest in Peace. From all of your GSK Packaging Colleagues. Flowers have been sent.
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Posted at 08:47am
With heartfelt condolences, Greg & family. From all of your GSK Packaging colleagues.
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