Quietly and peacefully, November 23, 2016, Almighty God gently closed the eyes of our beloved Mary McCarter, known as Evelyn McCarter. She was born on November 6, 1918 to the late Gertrude Fedderman and Carol Collins. Evelyn was raised and educated in Cambridge. She was a 1935 graduate of Frederick Douglass St. Clair High School. She met and married the late William S. McCarter. Out of this union was born one daughter, Catherine McCarter Hooper.
Evelyn was a lifelong member of Bethel AME Church. She was a member of the Senior Usher Board, Church Sunday School, Sunshine Club, and Senior Choir. Evelyn also attended Bible Study and served as a member of the Homecoming Committee for many years. She was also very active as a member of the Missionary Society for over 25 years and enjoyed visiting the sick and shut-in at the nursing homes. She was an active member of the community Silver Leaf Club for many years. They often took trips traveling south with Mr. George Cornish. Occasionally, she went to the Mac Center.
Evelyn did domestic work and worked at Rob Roy for many years. Many people often called upon her as a seamstress. She was known for her kindness, pleasant smile, and willingness to help others. Evelyn enjoyed doing word search puzzles and needle point.
She leaves to cherish fond memories a faithful daughter Catherine McCarter Hooper; a godchild Lisa Rigby, the Smith family; the Jones, a committed family; a cousin Regina Humaine Rolle; Isaac Carr and Isaac Downs who were likes sons; 3 care givers who cared for her with love: Wanda Smith of Easton, Sharee Grant and Gloria Jenkins of Cambridge; and a host of adoptive family, relatives, and friends.