Edward Carter

Obituary of Edward Carter

Edward Roy Carter, aged 82 years, of Moose Jaw, SK passed away Monday, December 21, 2020. He was predeceased by his parents Roy & Emma Carter, and his sisters Selma Carter and Joyce Weber. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Myrna, and daughters Pamela (Brad) and Eleanor (Terry); grandchildren Kris, Kurt, Noelle (Andy), Evan (Lindsey), Austin (Vanessa), and Tyler; great-grandchildren: Isaiah, Ty, Reid, Carter, Charlie and Harlyn. He is also survived by his brother Donald Carter (Donna). Ed spent his early childhood on the farm in the “hills”. His family moved to a farm south of Mortlach when he was seven. He attended high school at Notre Dame College in Wilcox. It was here he pursued his love of sports playing football, hockey & lacrosse. Ed married Myrna in 1961. On April 29, 1965 they moved to the family farm. Farming was Ed’s passion. He especially took great pride in his cattle operation. Every winter Ed was the Mortlach Rink caretaker. He coached the local boys hockey teams and this is where he earned the name “Coach Carter”. Ed retired in 2009 to Moose Jaw. He was active in the church choir and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved to walk & especially enjoyed visiting with the people he encountered on his way. Ed was proud of his grandchildren & great-grandchildren. He had a sense of humor & loved to laugh. September 2019, Ed & Myrna moved to Chateau St. Michael’s where he lived until his passing. A Private Graveside Service will be held at the Mortlach Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, a donation may be made to the Mortlach Museum in Ed’s name. In living memory of Ed, a memorial tree planting will be made by Jones-Parkview Funeral Services. Please sign the memorial register at www.wjjonesandson.com (obituaries) or www.parkviewfuneralchapel.ca. Kelly Scott, Funeral director.

Private Graveside Service

A private graveside service will be held at the Mortlach Cemetery at a later date.
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