DEERING, NH: Philip Drew Carter, 79 years old, was born on December 3, 941. Drew passed away at his home peacefully on April 21, 2021. He was the son of the late Seymour Carter and Barbara Jane Drew Carter.
Drew was born in Natick, MA and was raised in Sherborn, MA. He was a graduate of Framingham High School, Class of 1959 and joined the Marine Corps after high school. He did a three-year tour, returned and owned a tree business in the Middlesex area for many years.
He moved to New Hampshire in 1980 and was partners in a real estate firm for the next 30 years. Drew loved to spend time talking with his family about life stories and his many adventures with his loving wife of 51 years. He also loved hanging out with friends, on a daily basis, beginning at the Hillsboro Diner and eventually moving to Kat’s Corner Store in Hillsboro, NH.
Drew is predeceased by his youngest sister, Barbara Annette, and his son, Stephen Carter. He is survived by his brother, Robert of Sherborn, MA, his sisters, Nancy of Hillsboro, NH and Cynthia of Bennington, NH, his wife Brenda Carter of Deering, NH and nine children, Paul Carter of Milford, MA, Philip Carter of Hillsboro, NH, Patty Carter of Mineral Wells, TX, Sandi Jo Potter of Hillsboro, NH, Randy Carter of Weare, NH, Michelle Lobsien of Hillsboro, NH, Drew Carter of Concord, NH, Christopher Carter of Manchester, NH and Jason Carter of Hillsboro, NH. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of His Life will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 1 to 7 pm in the American Legion Post # 59 Hillsboro, NH, where he was a member for many years. Masks will be required and social distancing as per CDC Guidelines will be followed.
Burial will be in Harvey Memorial Cemetery in Hillsboro, NH.
The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.