CARTER: H. Douglas “Doug” age 76 of Chatham passed away on Monday, December 10, 2012. He was born in Chatham son of Hugh and Lillian (Lucas) Carter. Doug lived in Dresden until attending University of Windsor, graduating, B. Comm ’59. He is predeceased by his parents and sister Lois Handsor. He is survived by his loving wife Jacqueline, nephews: Blake Handsor (Michele) of Chatham, Jeff Handsor (Nadia) of Huntsville, Terry Rath of New Hamburg, Ian Rath of Ottawa, nieces: Leanne Wilson (Patrick) of Pickering, Vicky Noble (Scott) of England, Rebecca Rath of Dundas, brothers-in-law: Jim Rath (Carol) of Chatham, Dave Rath of Dundas. Also survived by great-nephews/nieces and cousins.

Doug’s career was two-fold. Upon graduation he entered the sales/marketing field with an international corporation and progressed to Marketing Manager. Although headquartered in Toronto, his responsibilities took him across Canada, the United States and Japan. He decided after a number of years in business to transfer his experience and talent to becoming a marketing Professor at Ryerson University, Toronto. He remained there until he retired in 1999. At retirement he came back to his roots in Dresden and then moved to his recent residence in Chatham.

He is a member of Dresden Community Church. He was an ardent boater and Past Commodore of Lefroy Yacht Club. Doug was also a past member of Dresden Rotary. He enjoyed carpentry and was always building, renovating or repairing. Doug will be fondly remembered by family and friends. Visitation will be held at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Monday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. when the Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Colin Paterson and Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. If desired, memorial contributions to Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or Dresden Community Church may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at


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