SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 18, 2013

Carroll 'Pinky' Duwart Sr.


Tewksbury — Carroll E. “Pinky” Duwart Sr., 83, was called home to the Lord on Friday, November 15, 2013. He died peacefully with his devoted daughter, Wanda Lougee, by his side.

He was born on November 12, 1930, to the late Fannie (Stockbridge) and Augustus Duwart in Gloucester, Mass. Growing up in Gloucester, Pinky graduated from Gloucester High School, with the Class of 1949, where he participated in the ROTC with a rank of Lieutenant. He served in the Army National Guard, Sergeant, Battery A 211th Field Artillery, from 1950 to 1958.

“Pinky” worked at Gorton’s of Gloucester before landing a job at Gloucester Engineering, where he worked for more than 30 years before retiring. Pinky loved his sports, music and dancing. He was a much loved person by anyone who knew him.

He is survived by his three daughters, Wanda Lougee, Pat Grecco and Debbie Weatherby; and his two sons, Steve Grecco and Carroll “Pinky” Duwart Jr.; seven grandchildren, Ryan, Cory, Pinky III, Michael, Faye, Woody, and Corrine; and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife of fifty years, Pauline Duwart; four brothers, William “Zeke” Enos, Austin Enos, and Richard “Dickie” Duwart; and his identical twin, Carlton “Bluey” Duwart; and two sisters, Elva Silva and Arline Powers.

ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 20, at 10 a.m., at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Lake Street, Peabody, Mass. He will be laid to rest with his wife, Pauline. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer's Association in his name at www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp, or to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements are under the direction of the Grondin Funeral Home, 376 Cabot St., Beverly. For more information, or to send condolences, please visit www.grondinfuneralservices.com.