Robert Donald Carter, 90

January 10, 2021

Robert Donald Carter, 90, died on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at United Zion Retirement Community. Born in Lakewood, NJ he was the son of the late Harry and Anabel (Barringer) Carter. He was the beloved husband of the late Arlene (Stanhope) Carter who died in 2015.

A graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in business administration, Robert was retired from Princeton University after more than twenty-five years in financial management and loved spending time on the beautiful university campus. Robert also enjoyed reading, listening to music, walking, being in nature, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His life was blessed by a series of much-loved pets, both cats and dogs. He was a lifelong member of the Episcopal Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Dina Carter Ishler, wife of Patrick Ishler of Lititz; three grandchildren, Faith, Carter, and Thomas, and two nephews, Harry Robert Carter, of Adelphia, NJ, and Robert Arthur Carter of Toms River, NJ. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Barringer Carter.

Services and interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to St. Edward’s Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 or to a favorite animal welfare program or an animal shelter of one’s choice.

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