Robert G. Cartier – Maine

Robert G. Cartier – Maine

Robert G. Cartier, 75, of Troy, Maine, passed away on November 17, 2017, at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta. He was born on October 30, 1942, in Central Falls, R.I., the son of Charles E. and Irene (Cochran) Cartier Sr.

Robert graduated from Attleboro High School in Massachusetts and after graduation joined the U.S. Air Force. After his service in the military, he attended Bristol Community College and graduated from Rhode Island College with a master's degree. In 1978 he began his teaching career as an industrial arts teacher at Woonsocket Area Career and Technical Center for 25 years.

Robert was an avid scuba diver and recreational diver for over 50 years. He was a member of the Old Colony Amphibians of Attleboro, Mass., and the Boston Sea Rovers as well as the American Legion, Benjamin Berry Post in Unity, Maine.

He is predeceased by his parents and twin brother, Ronald. Robert is survived by his spouse of 39 years, Louise (LaChapelle) Cartier, of Troy; his children, Robert A. Cartier and wife, Stephanie, of Waldo, Maine, Joshua Cartier of Somerset, Mass., Jennifer Joinson and husband, Brian, of China, Maine; siblings, Janice Leaden and husband, Jack, of Seekonk, Mass., Charles E. Cartier Jr. of Attleboro, Mass., Valerie Meunier of Mapleville, R.I.; grandchildren, Taylor, Bailey, Jordyn and Devin; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special god-daughter Hannah Cole; special friends Don and Joyce Marshall, Maria and Robert Bennett, Joe and Rita Hohmann, Frank and Shari Benoit, Jane Pelland, Trevor and Melanie Cole.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to the Disabled American Veterans of Maine, PO Box 3151, Augusta, ME 04330-3151.

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