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CARTER – Wilfrid Leroy

April 28, 1936 – August 6, 2011

Wilfred ‘Wilf’ Carter passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the age of 75 years.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lorraine, and brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Shirley Carter of Kelowna, BC. Wilf was predeceased by his father Clifford Carter in 1973, and his mother Edrena Carter in 1992. Wilf worked as a Press Room Manager, and retired in 1993 from North Hill Web Publications.

A Celebration of Wilf’s Life will be held at a later date.
Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Wilf Carter, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Tracy Shenfield :

    I was so so saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Wilf. My sincere condolences to the Carter family. He was such a gentle and caring soul, who had such an amazing smile and big heart! He will be so missed by his Avis family! My thoughts and prayers are with you as you get through this difficult time.

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  2. Lorraine, Wayne and Shirley,

    Our sincere sympathy with special thoughts, prayers and fond memories of our time together with Wilf. A special thank you to you Lorraine for your telephone call at such a difficult time, with the sad news of Wilf’s passing.

    Dick Wilcox and Family

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  3. Saddened by the sudden loss of Wilf. We were friends for over 50 years. My condolences to Lorraine and the Carter Family, my prayers are with you all

    Gary Durksen

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  4. Chris Durksen :

    Sad to hear. Wilf was my first boss. He was a good boss, and a good man. My thoughts are with his family and friends.

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  5. Susan L Durksen :

    I remember Wilf’s kindness so many years ago, what a dear soul. I will remember him in prayers,
    Bless you Lorraine.

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  6. Jean and Ken MacDonald :

    Lorraine, we wish to send our deepest sympathy to you at this very difficult time. We feel so blessed that we were able to see Wilf in June when we were visiting Shirley and Wayne in their motor home in Calgary. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Jean and Ken MacDonald.

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  7. Wes & Holly Braden :

    So sorry to hear of Wilf’s passing.
    We loved him so dearly and will miss him. You are in our hearts and hope that your heart will heal and cherish all your wonderful memories of Wilf.

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  8. Blaine & Wanda Borley :

    Lorraine, we just heard of Wilf’s passing and wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We have many fond memories of Wilf and the discussions around the Wing Rider Sunday morning breakfast table. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  9. Rick and Gail Bracken :

    Lorraine, Rick and I are still so sorry for the loss of our dear Wilf. We are so sorry we are not able to attend the celebration of his life today. You have remained in my heart since the sad day you came to give me the sad news. I will miss his friendly smile whenever I would come around the corner of the Cove to see him washing your trailer or cars. Know that our door is always open for tea or a chat.

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