Albert Barton Carr, 79, of East Sandwich died on July 1 at Cape Cod Hospital.
He was the husband of Roseanne (Kelley) Carr. The couple had been married for 51 years.
A native of Roslindale, Mr. Carr was the son of Albert C. Carr and Elizabeth Ann (Tucker) Carr. He later moved to Sandwich, where he lived for 30 years. He was known as Bart.
Mr. Carr was a veteran of the US Navy, serving at bases in Naples, Italy, and Port Lyautey, French Morocco, during the Korean War.
After his service, Mr. Carr had a long career with the Massachusetts Department of Correction. He retired in 1990 as deputy director of special operations.
He spent as much time as he could relaxing with the “Cape cousins” and riding his Gold Wing motorcycle with the Blue Knights and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. He also was a lifetime member and past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 9444 in Sandwich.
Since the early 1990s, Mr. Carr spent his winters in Naples, Florida. There he enjoyed boating privately and participating in activities with USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 93. He also enjoyed traveling.
He was known for his jokes and stories and his penchant for cooking. He enjoyed sharing his culinary tips with others. He also enjoyed hosting and attending parties with family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he leaves two daughters, Kelly Lenz and her husband, Eben Lenz, of Milton, and Lynne Belliveau and her husband, Robert Belliveau, of Naples, Florida; his four grandchildren, Benjamin Lenz, Max Lenz, Josie Belliveau and Juliette Belliveau; two sisters, Helen Asbury of Middleborough and Kathryn Coull of Brockton; as well as 23 nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Carr was predeceased by his sister Betty Daly.
A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, July 10, from 4 to 8 PM at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 154 Route 6A, Sandwich.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 11, at 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Church in East Sandwich.
Interment with military honors will be at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Carr’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451; or to a charity of one’s choice.