Carl H. Wooster

Jun 04, 2018
Carl Wooster

Camden — Carl H. Wooster, 84, died peacefully, Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Togus VA Hospice.

Born in Rockland May 17, 1934, he was the son of Carl A. and Alberta Larabee Wooster. He was educated in local schools until his high school education was interrupted by service in the Army.

Serving during the Korean War, Carl was stationed in Hanau, Germany. At the time of his discharge in 1956, he had attained the rank of sergeant.

Prior to entering the military, Carl worked for three years at Boothbay Freezer Co. Returning from the military, he earned his GED at Thomaston High School. Later Carl married Cynthia Brewster in Rockland. Mrs. Wooster passed away in 1998.

Carl began his career with Continental Wire Co. in Wallingford, Conn., as production foreman. During that same time, he worked at Custom Cord and Cable Co. in Hartford for 18 years.

In 1971 Carl returned to Maine, where he was employed with Crowe Rope in Warren for two years. In 1973, he began with Fisher Engineering and worked for more than 25 years as quality control foreman, retiring in 1998.

When he wasn’t busy working, Carl enjoyed horse racing, both at local fairs and off-track. He was an avid pool enthusiast and at one time managed Sonnies Roost Pool Hall in Rockland.

Carl resided at the Methodist Conference Home until 2011, and most recently resided at Merry Gardens in Camden.

Predeceased by his wife; a daughter, Cindy M. Wooster, in 1989; two sisters, Donna Wooster and Hazel Wiley; and a brother, George Wooster; Carl is survived by his daughter Linda Farnham and her husband, Ronald, of Boothbay Harbor; a granddaughter, Cindy L. Casey, and her husband, Adam, of Boothbay Harbor; his sisters, Flora Hill of Connecticut, Mary L. Wooster of St. Petersburg, Fla., Helen Garneau of Windsor, Cynthia Hall and her husband, Douglas, of Rockland, Lisa Robinson of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and his brothers, Walter Wooster and his wife, Diane, John Wooster and Ronald Wooster, all of Rockland.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Achorn Cemetery, Old County Road, Rockland.

Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland.

To share a memory or condolence with the Wooster family,  visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.

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