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In Loving Memory of Edward W. Carter
1946 – 2023
Edward Walter Carter, husband of Joan (Williston) Carter of Napan, New Brunswick, passed away at his residence on November 1, 2023, at the age of 77.
Born in Kouchibouguac, NB, on May 30, 1946, he was the son of the late Simon Firth and Edith (Randall) Carter. He was a woods worker by occupation, until his accident on October 10, 1989, and even after 34 years, his love for life was still there. He was a member of the Pentecostals of Miramichi and church was a very big part of his life. A true passion of his was teaching a Home Bible Study sitting around his table.
He was a loyal husband, a loving father of 4 children and a kind friend to all who knew him and he lived a life well worth remembering. He will be remembered for all the heart he shared with his family and friends. He truly loved each of them and if you knew him, you knew it. He was a kind and thoughtful man and will be missed and remembered by many lives he touched. He was a true friend of many.
Edward is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan (Williston) Carter; two daughters: Janice Munn (Donald) of Doaktown, NB and Rev. Colleen Carter of Gabon, Central Africa; two sons: Rev. Brent Carter (Daphne) of Quispamsis and Keith Carter (Angela) of Miramichi; seven grandchildren: Jarvis Munn (Jessica), Rev. Mikko Carter (Jessie), Miranda Mills (Evan), Gina Munn, Marissa Carroll (Cody), Kurri Carter (Kelsey) and Kamden Carter (Paula); nine great-grandchildren: Kingsley, Zaara, Eason, Korver, Alaster, Ezra, Tage, Anderson and Evander; two sisters: Noreen Gardiner of Targettvillle, NB, and Edna Flanagan of Beersville, NB; one brother, Charlie Carter (Thelma) of Kouchibouguac, NB; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; sisters: Marion Smith, Barbara Tweedie, Alice Peterson, Marie Colpitts; brothers: Kenneth and Winston; sister-in-law: Lorna Carter; and brothers-in-law: Clayton Smith, Irvin Colpitts, James Tweedie, Curtis Peterson, Joseph Gardiner, Lloyd Flanagan and Gary Henry.
Visitation was held at The Pentecostals of Miramichi, 146 King St., Miramichi, on Sunday, November 5, 2023, from 6-8 pm and Monday, November 6, 2023, from 11am – 12:45pm. A funeral service followed at 1 pm from the church with Reverend Peter Long and Reverend Brent Carter officiating. Live music for the service was provided by the family. Opening remarks and prayer was by Rev. Peter Long. Remarks was given by Keith Carter and then special songs was sung by Janice, Donnie, Keith, Angela and Colleen. Remarks were made by Rev. Lester Mitchell. A special song and remarks were made by grandchildren. The Eulogy was by Rev. Colleen Carter. A Congregational Song was led by Rev. Brent and Daphne Carter. Rev. Brent Carter provided the message "Three Things Dad Taught Me". A prayer was led by Rev. Brent Carter. The recessional song was recorded song "Address Change Notification" by Southbound. The Active Pallbearers were: Jarvis Munn, Mikko Carter, Kurri Carter, Kamden Carter, Evan Mills, Cody Carroll, Ross Carter, and Jamie Olafson. The Honoarary Pallbearers were: Steve Kingston, Wayne Munn, Joey Trayler, and Robert Dunnett. Interment was in the Black River Community Cemetery. A reception occurred at the church following the committal.
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As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Pentecostals of Miramichi Roof Project or Move the Mission would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements were entrusted to Adams Funeral Home Ltd., 140 King St., Miramichi, NB, telephone (506) 773-3492. Additionally, messages of condolence may be shared online at www.adamsfh.ca
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