Frank E. Carll, 82

Frank Carll

Frank Carll

WATERBORO — Frank E. Carll, 82, lifelong resident of Waterboro, died peacefully on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2014 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
Frank was born at home in Waterboro on April 25, 1932 the son of Frank E. and Ursula C. (Cameron) Carll. He attended Waterboro schools and graduated from Waterboro High School in 1950, where he was an outstanding athlete. After high school, Frank gained employment with EC Snodgrass, Inc. and then decided to join the United States  Army where he was a master rifleman.
Following his honorable discharge, Frank returned to work with EC Snodgrass, Inc., which became Cianbro Corporation, where he became an expert at building coffer dams and bridge construction. With his mechanical abilities, welding experience and his years of working and fixing equipment on the family farm, Frank was often the foreman on many of the jobs.
Frank enjoyed spending time with his family, farming and attending the Fryeburg Fair. He was a fellow Mason with the Freedom Lodge #42 in Limerick and a member of the American Legion, The Brown Emmons Post #134 in Alfred where he held many leadership positions. Frank loved his morning meetings at his home with all of his buddies; Frank was known for his sense of humor and quick wit.
Frank is survived by his sons, Robert Carll of Naples and Jeffrey Carll of North Carolina; his stepdaughter, Barbara of North Carolina; his sister, Elizabeth LaFrance of Vermont; his brother, James of Waterboro; his two grandchildren; other step great-grandchildren that he enjoyed; and several nieces and nephews.
Frank was predeceased by his parents; and his wife, Bessie (Mason) Carll in 1982.
Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at 12 p.m. at the Alfred Parish Church, 12 Kennebunk Road in Alfred where there be a calling hour beginning at 11 a.m. Military rites and a Masonic Service will be held during Frank’s service.
Following the service, you are all invited to the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street, in Alfred for refreshments, fellowship and stories until 3 p.m.
To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit  www.autumngreenfuneralhome.com. The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Waterboro Historical Society, P.O. Box 498, North Waterboro, ME 04061.

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