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Florence May Carter

1924-2024

Florence May Carter

Aged 99, Florence May Carter passed away with loving family at her side on June 5, 2024, in Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, Middleton, NS. Born September 30, 1924, in Aylesford, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Nellie (Turner) Keddy.

She was a lifelong volunteer who believed in helping others in the community and in her church. She volunteered with the Red Cross, taught Sunday School, was a long time member of the Altar Guild, sang in the church choir, was treasurer of the ACW for 40 years, gave blood, square danced, was secretary of the Berwick Food Bank for many years, a member of the Kings West PC Association, and for many years, was a well-known feature at the dessert table (with her sister, Esther) at the Christ Church luncheons.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Gerry) Hiltz, Coldbrook; son, Michael (Louise) Carter, Kentville; sister, Marguerite Field, Wolfville; sister-in-law, Linda Keddy, Berwick; grandchildren, Heather (Gregory) Wagner, Angela (Allan) Shay, Megan Hiltz (Tom Power), Margot Hiltz, Rebecca (Robert) Parks, Janice Carter (Shawn Scott), Lori Carter (Nick Tropéa), Andrew Carter (Lynn Coxhead), Erin Carter (Adam Armstrong), Michelle Carter (David Strenger); 12 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and many special and kind friends.

Florence had a circle of family and friends who loved her and she loved them. She took great joy in being included in their activities and celebrations.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon; sons, David and Lindsay, daughters-in-law, Frances and Freda; sister, Esther; brothers, Alfred, Morris, Henry, Gordon, Dorn, and Alden.

There will be no visitation by request. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, Reverend Dorothy Miller officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will take place in the Berwick Cemetery. A video webcast of the service will be available on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, the Berwick Food Bank, or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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Service Date
Friday, June 14, 2024
Service Time
1:00 p.m.
Service Location
Christ Anglican Church, Berwick

Visitation
There will be no visitation, by request.

Burial Location
Berwick Cemetery

Requested Charity
Christ Anglican Church, Berwick, the Berwick Food Bank, or a charity of your choice