Carl H. Setterberg, of Philadelphia, was born in Hartford, Conn., on Dec. 7, 1921, and passed away at the age of 97 on Feb. 14, 2019. He was 20 years old on Pearl Harbor Day, and enlisted in the Navy. He started in the Amphibious Force on the LTC’s, and was later transferred to Navy Civil affairs.

Carl, when he passed, left behind: his wife of 44 years, Lois Doy Setterberg;

Three step-children, Mark Curran, of Connecticut, Eileen Curran, of Florida, Sharon Lightbourn, of Florida, and their families;

Many nieces, nephews, and their families.

A memorial service is planned for Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the church he attended, Athens Seventh-day Adventist Church. The church is located at 230 New Englewood Road in Athens. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on March 17, 2019, with a memorial service to follow at 4 p.m.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Carl and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.