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Miss Signe M. Carter, 85, died January 9, 2011

Posted Monday, January 17, 2011

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Pittsboro, NC - of Pittsboro, N.C., and formerly of Rutland, Vt., died January 9, 2011, at the Pittsboro Christian Village in Pittsboro, N.C. She was born on April 19, 1925, in Ludlow, Vt., the daughter of Frank M. and Agnes (Powell) Carter.

She was a graduate of Rutland High School, class of 1945, and Castleton State College, classes of 1947 and 1956.

Miss Carter was a nurse at the old Rutland Hospital on Nichols Street. She also was a schoolteacher in the Ripton, Cavendish and Shaftsbury school districts.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Virginia Hessenius of Elmsford, N.Y.; a brother-in-law, Edward Guinness of Rutland; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Carmella Carter and Mrs. Louise Carter; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Eunice Guinness, and three brothers, Walter Carter, Edwin Carter and Calvin Carter.

There will be no calling hours.

Entombment will be in Evergreen Cemetery and the graveside service will be held at a later date in Laurel Glen Cemetery in Cuttingsville, at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Castleton State College Alumni Association, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05735.

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