AUBURN – Carl L. Gould, 83, of 1408 Riverside Drive, died Friday, Nov. 19, at Clover Manor.

He was born in Dexter, Nov. 3, 1921, the son of Freeland and Belle Leathers Gould. He was educated in Auburn schools, and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1941.

He served in the United States Army 83rd Division during World War II.

On July 3, 1954, he married Audrey Brainerd. She passed away on March 2, 2003.

He was employed at the Portland Ship Yard, and later at Bates Manufacturing until his retirement in 1984.

He was a member of Acacia Masonic Lodge in Durham, Past Patron of Mt. Olivet Chapter #29 Order of Eastern Star, and Past Dad Advisor of Lewiston Assembly #14 International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.

He was also a volunteer fireman for the city of Auburn.

He enjoyed traveling, collecting antique car models, taking his daughter, Rebecca, and later his granddaughter, Megan, to Rainbow meetings. He also enjoyed watching his grandson, Carl, play soccer.

His hobbies included hooking rugs and making sequin calendars for family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Skilling and her husband, Barry, of Auburn; two grandchildren, Megan and Carl; and two sisters, Pauline Thompson of Dexter, and Elizabeth Vickery of Auburn.

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