January 29, 1920 - July 5, 2021
Doris Ada Carter, beloved wife of the late George Carter, passed away at the Evanston Grand Village in Calgary on July 5, 2021 at the age of 101 years. She will be remembered with love by her children: Dwight (Jacky) Carter of Calgary and Rod (Tanis) Carter of Surrey, BC; her five grandchildren: Skye (Chris), Sabrina (Raj), Daniel, Bradley, and Matthew (Maxine); and her five great-grandchildren: Atleigh, Tayla, Kailas, Rowan, and Kieran. Doris will also be sadly missed by her numerous nieces and nephews, and their spouses, children, and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Ada Elford; her siblings: Ruth Elford, Wes Elford, Esther Elford, and David Elford; and her nephew Fred Elford. Doris was born in St. Michael’s Hospital in Lethbridge, AB. She married George Wilson Carter in June 1949 and they were blessed with two sons Dwight and Rodney. Doris obtained her B.Sc. from the University of Alberta in 1945 and a teaching degree from the University of Calgary. She worked as a dietician at Vancouver General Hospital, taught at Vermillion College, farmed with George near Michichi, AB, and taught at various schools in Calgary. Doris was very involved with the Drumheller United Church, and St. Andrew’s and St. David’s United churches in Calgary. Doris dedicated her life to helping her family, friends, acquaintances, and anyone in need. A Funeral Service will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home (Prairie View Chapel, 1605 100 Street SE, Calgary) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. To express condolences and share memories, as well as access the link to the virtual funeral service livestream, please visit: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca.