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Virginia R. Carter

August 5, 1936 — August 29, 2022

Virginia R. Carter, 86, of Pottsville formerly of Long Island, NY, died peacefully Monday while in the care of her granddaughter, Paula Ann and great-grandson Michael.

She was born August 5, 1936 in Long Island City, NY a daughter of the late Thomas M. and Almyra Stewart Barrett.

Virginia was of Catholic faith.

Virginia was known as loving woman to her entire family and never had a bad word to say about anyone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Carter; a sister, Ethel Timmermann

Surviving are her children, Paula Smith, Pottsville; Debra Boncore, Pottsville; Elizabeth Puckli, Long Island, NY; Anthony Evangelista; Long Island; Thomas Evangelista, Port Jefferson, NY; Dennis Evangelista, Minersville; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers, George Barrett, Brooklyn, NY; Michael Barrett, Fl; nieces and nephews.

Prayer service will be held 11AM Saturday at James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing from 10AM until the time of services. The family would prefer remembrances to help defray some funeral expenses be made to Humphrey Funeral Home, 1112 W. Market St. Pottsville, PA 17901 or by going to Virginia’s obituary and click on Donate Funeral Funds. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY. Please share your memories and condolences with Virginia’s family by signing the guest book at

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