Doris Elaine Carter

Doris Elaine Carter, age 83, passed away at her home in Nashua on Saturday, January 5, 2019, with her family by her side. She was born on September 25, 1935 in Allentown, PA, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Fried) Stahley. She was a 1953 graduate of Allentown High School.

Doris served her country in the U.S. Army. She loved doing puzzles, reading, attending local theater shows and spending time with her family. In her later years, Doris frequented the senior citizen clubs and enjoyed being a snowbird in Florida with her husband Robert.

Doris was predeceased by her brother Robert Stahley and her nephew Charles Stahley.

In addition to her husband of almost 63 years, Robert Sayles Carter, Sr., Doris leaves behind her children, Carol Clark of Nashua, Robert Carter of Nashua and Paula and her husband John Cary of Sandown; five grandchildren, Jessica, Lauren, John, Zachary and Dylan and four great grandchildren, Issabella, Sophia, Paisley and Eli. Doris also leaves behind her nieces and nephews, Karen Brevogel, Kenny Stahley and Barbara Cline all of New Jersey.

SERVICES: All are welcome to attend calling hours on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 2-4PM at the Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua. A service will start promptly at 4PM at the funeral home with Rev. Maggie Lewis of the First Baptist Church of Nashua officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged to be sent to Home Health and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua has been placed in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at, (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”