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Carlton C. Scovill, Sr.

Retired United States Coast Guard

September 30, 1909 – November 18, 1980

SALISBURY, MASS. – Carlton C. Scovill Sr., 71, of 8 Warren Ave., Boy Scoutmaster of Troop 38 and retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard, died Tuesday morning at his home.

He was fatally stricken by a heart attack after shoveling snow from his driveway.

Mr. Scovill was the husband of Lydia F. (Jones) Scovill. He was born in Lubec, Maine, Sept. 30, 1909, the son of Ira Elroy and Mabel (Myers) Scovill, and had been a resident of Salisbury for the past 38 years.

Prior to retirement, he was employed as a painter at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and had been previously employed as a security guard for the Pinkerton Co. and also in the maintenance department at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.

Mr. Scovill retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 26 years’ service, and had been stationed at Hampton Beach, N.H., and at other New England locations.

He was a member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge of Portsmouth, N.H., the Newburyport Commandery KT 3, and the Rand Memorial Church of Seabrook, N. H. In addition to his wife, family members include a son, Carlton C. Scovill Jr.. of Seabrook; a brother, C. Gerald Scovill of Houlton, Maine; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Allen of Rockland, Maine, Mrs. Alice Ramsdell of Lubec, Maine and Mrs. Constance Small of Kittery, Maine; a grandson, Jeffrey A. Scovill of Seabrook; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. from the McKinney-Farmer Home for Funerals, 287 High St., Newburyport, followed by burial in Wildwood Cemetery, Seabrook.

Calling hours will be observed at the funeral home this evening from 7-9 and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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