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Frances May Carter

Carter, Frances May: On Sunday, December 17, 2017, Frances May Carter (nee Ellis) went home to be with her Lord and Saviour in her 100th year. She passed away peacefully at The Mira, Truro, surrounded by her loving family. Frances was predeceased by her beloved husband, Lorne (1991) of 53 years; sisters, Edie Angevine, Gladys Archibald (Ron), and Elva Isner (Don); brothers, Earl (Rena), Vernon (Margie), and Ralph Ellis; son-in-law, Delbert Allison (2014). Frances leaves behind a family who loved and adored her. She is survived by daughter, Ruth Allison; sons, George (Sandra), Ralph (Lesley) and Danny (Toni); 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Frances, along with her late husband, were charter members of The Peoples Church, Truro. She was a very active member playing the organ and piano, teaching Sunday school and helping wherever needed. She was also an active member of The Gideon’s Ladies Auxiliary. The family would like to thank The Mira staff for their compassion and friendship to Frances, and the tender loving care they provided. She is the last of her generation, and will be sadly missed. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where visitation will be held 6-7 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017, immediately followed by funeral service at 7 p.m., Pastor Ken Fillmore officiating. Reception will follow in the funeral home. Interment to be held at a later date in Brookfield Eastside Cemetery, Brookfield, NS. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons or charity of your choice. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Frances’ obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com


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