HARPSWELL — Hector Carrier, 87, died Wednesday, Nov. 24 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
Born on the family farm in Auburn on May 7, 1923, he was a son of George and Fedora Goulet Carrier.
After attending Auburn schools, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in France and Germany.
In 1946 he married Delores Gagne.
He owned and operated his own lumber business and later on built homes in the Auburn area.
In 1959 he and his family moved to Harpswell where he worked as a general contractor, until he was 80 years old. His son Richard joined the family business in 1969.
He enjoyed going to Saturday night Legion dances with his wife Delores, and spending time hunting, tending his lobster traps, and tending his garden at the family camp in Minot.
He was a communicant of St. Charles Borromeo Church.
Surviving are his wife Delores of Harpswell; his son, Richard Carrier and his wife, Dorothy of Harpswell; and one grandson, Chris Carrier of Topsham.
Memorial services were held earlier this week.
Arrangements are by Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick.
If desired, memorial donations can be made to Cundy’s Harbor Fire & Rescue, 45 Taylor Road, Harpswell, ME 04079, or to the Maine Kidney Foundation, 470 Forest Ave. Suite 302, Portland, ME 04101.
Condolences can be expressed at brackettfuneralhome.com.