He was born in Windham, Vt. on Jan. 14, 1931, to Frank and Lucy Holden Carleton.
Most of his life was spent working as a tool and die maker. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, car racing, snowmobiles and rebuilding cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, June A. DeVoid Carleton; brothers: Maurice E. Carleton, Rupert E. Carleton, John E. Carleton and Hollis E. Carleton; sisters: Dorothy Carleton Davis, Vera Carleton Johnson and Shirley Carleton Fairbanks.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Baker Jankowski Carleton; sons: John W. Carleton (Patricia) and Jerry M. Carleton (Peggy); daughters: Judy M. Grubb (Ronald) and Donna M. Carleton; sister, Frances Carleton Dwire; grandchildren: Melissa Grubb, Dawn Marie Hill, Nicole O’Laughlin, Amber Poirier, Kevin Carleton, Sean Snizek, Richard Snizek and Jeffrey Carleton; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Roland and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family is honored to assist the Carleton family with these arrangements.