Sheldon E. Carbee ’45

Sheldon E. Carbee ’45 died January 6, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jaffrey, N.H. He was born in Boston on June 13, 1922, and prepared for college at Melrose (Mass.) High School and Governor Dummer Academy. Bowdoin granted him a Certificate of Honor in 1945; he graduated in 1946, remaining a member of the class of 1945. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He served in the Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He and his wife, Beverly, ran Greenfield Industries and Carbee’s Corner for fifty-five years until retiring in 2008. He served as selectman and deacon of the Greenfield Union Congregational Church. One of his last and most satisfying accomplishments was the placing of a conservation easement on his land to preserve it for future generations of his family. He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Beverly Bacall Carbee; sons Scott and Hunter Carbee; daughter Sherry Anderson; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Blackwood.

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