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Obituary: Daniel M. Carhart Sr 

Published September 7, 2017 at 3:59 p.m.

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  • Daniel M. Carhart Sr

Daniel M. Carhart Sr. of Clearwater Florida, formerly of S. Burlington, Vermont, Age 74, Heard The Owl Call His Name on July 6th, 2017 at Mease Countryside Hospital of Respiratory Arrest.

God phoned him and said “Dan, I want you to take me trout ?shing.” And Dan answered, “God my ?y rod & reel are all packed. I’ve been waiting all my life to take you ?shing, let’s go get the big ones!”

When Dan was born God shined on him and said “This one is mine!” So he walked beside him all his life. Even when he walked away from religion for 40 years. 3 times he wouldn’t let him die when he should have, so he could keep a vow he made in 1959 when he was 16 and his dad died. That vow was to be there for his children. On July 30, 2011 he completed that vow. He leaves behind the pride of his life, Daniel Carhart Jr. & Colleen Carhart Davenport. A sister Mary Williams, several nieces & nephews.

The New York service will be at Holy Infancy Cemetery, 354 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, New York 12846 on September 16th at 11 a.m.

The Vermont service will be held at the Volunteers Green in Richmond, on September 23rd at 12 p.m.

If you have any questions you can email Dan Jr at [email protected].

Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.

Sh’ma Yisrael, Adonai Elohenu, Adonai Echad!

Baruch shem k’vod malchuto l’olam va—ed.

In a river he swam with his dog Skipper and he gave back.

In a forest he saw a squirrel and he gave back.

In a school he danced and he gave back.

In the military he traveled and he gave back.

In a city he found the love of having children and he gave back.

In a business he helped people grow and he gave back.

In a soup kitchen he met a friend and he gave back.

In a stream he saw a trout he did not want to catch and he gave back. In a corn ?eld he saw geese ?ying and he gave back.

In a church he learned what God wanted him to do and he gave back. In a senior housing he cherished a person of 99 years and he gave back. In a Synagogue he found his home and he gave back.

May your life journey be as rewarding as mine.

This Poem is intended to be used freely.

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