T. Carter Hagaman Dies in Michigan

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T. Carter Hagaman of Rochester, Michigan, formerly of Livingston, died November 28 at the age of 82.

Mr. Hagaman grew up in Livingston, where he became an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in Caldwell, and from Harvard College in 1960, where he had been the band manager in his junior year. He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1964.

After college, he worked for Irving Trust from 1960 to 1989, becoming a senior vice president in the corporate finance department. He next worked as an adjunct profe ssor offinance and economics at Kean University from 1991 to 2008. During that time, he served as chairman of the New York (then later New Jersey) Council of Economic Education.

He was a member of the Maplewood Glee Club, the Strollers of Maplewood and the Summit Playhouse, for which he acted, sang and built sets. A member of Calvary Episcopal Church, he sang in the church’s choir and chorale, served as a lay reader, and volunteered to visit local nursing homes for evening prayer services.

He was also an active member of the Harvard Club of New Jersey, serving as its president. He was also on the Club’s nominating and executive board committees and headed a section for the interviewing of applicants. In 2013, he received a Hiram S. Hunn Memorial Schools and Scholarship Award in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at a HarvardAlumni Association meeting.

He was the husband of Susan Hagaman; and the father ofAmanda (Gregory) Gallant, Lorrie (Paul) Gunn, Karin Hagaman (Mark Gorman) and Cynthia (the late Marshall) Helm. Also surviving are eight grandchildren.

At Mr. Hagaman’s request, he was cremated, and no public services will be held. Arrangements were by the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested donations to support the music program at Calvary Episcopal Church at 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901.

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