Roland worked as the sexton at the Horace Bushnell Church in Hartford before taking a position at Hartford Hospital where he worked until his retirement in 1989. Roland was a devout Christian and always was an active part of his church family. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ in Hartford and the former Simsbury Church of Christ before joining the Manchester Church of Christ in 2000. Roland lived out his faith in his everyday life. He was humble, helpful, and a great role model to his five sons. In his spare time, he enjoyed reading and writing poetry, singing hymns, reading his Bible, and tending to the flower and vegetable gardens around his home.
He leaves to mourn his passing, four sons, Anthony N. Carty and his wife Gwendolyn of Bloomfield, Lloyd A. Carty of Hartford, Keith Leopold Carty and his fiancé Letitia Pierce of Hartford, and James Queen and his wife Martha of Trenton, NJ; a brother, Edwin W. Carty of Bloomfield; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews. Besides his wife, he was predeceased by a son, Clifton L. Fleming; three brothers, Leopold, Noel and Charles Carty; and a sister, Cislyn Carty. His family will receive friends on Monday, August 7, 10-11 a.m., followed by a Homegoing service at 11 a.m., at the Manchester Church of Christ, 595 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Anna and Roland Carty Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 2, Poquonock, CT 06064. Carmon Windsor Funeral Home has care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit: www.carmonfuneralhome.com
Published in The Hartford Courant from Aug. 1 to Aug. 3, 2017