Donald E. Carter, Jr., age 62 of Sweet Valley, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at home. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on September 5, 1957 and was the son of Donald E. Carter, Sr. of Sweet Valley and the late Lois Davies Carter. Donald retired from SCI Retreat as a corrections officer after 30 years of service. He coached mini football and wrestling for Lake-Lehman. Donald possessed a wonderfully strange sense of humor and enjoyed playing unique practical jokes on his family and friends. He was a member of the George M. Dallas Masonic Lodge #531, Dallas. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by son, Sean Carter and brother, Scott Carter. In addition to his father, Donald is survived by his wife of 28 years, the former Kathleen Martz; sons, Donald E. Carter, III, Kristopher Carter and Bryan Carter and his wife Elspeth; brothers, Jeffrey Carter and Mark Carter; sister, Sherry Carter. A visitation will be held Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corners of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. Private interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lake Twp.