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Carter (AP)
patrick j. carter

Posted on Nov. 1, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

June 20, 1943 - Oct. 30, 2013

GOSHEN — Patrick Joseph Carter, 70, of Goshen, passed away at 3:42 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

He was born June 20, 1943, in Mishawaka, to the late Pinkney and Clara (Stoner) Carter.

On April 2, 1966, in Syracuse, he married Marilyn “Kay” Nordman.

Survivors include his wife; children Rob (Monica) Carter of Syracuse, Scott (Dionne) Carter of Fort Wayne, Toby (Alainea) Carter of Goshen and Kristie (Rob) Watson of Fort Wayne; brothers Mike (Dorothy) Carter and John Carter, both of Osceola; and five grandchildren.

Pat was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin Carter, and a sister, Crystal Krizman.

Pat had a passion for ministry and also published three books.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, 2310 Eisenhower Drive N., Goshen. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in the Wawasee High School Auditorium, Syracuse.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Center for Hospice Care or the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, Goshen.

Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.