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Carter, Doris L.


Obituary of Carter, Doris L.

Peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 90. Doris has been reunited with her beloved husband of 70 years, George Carter who passed away on December 10th, 2020. Loving and devoted mother of Stephen of Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Patrick (Maryanne) of Stroud, UK, Robert (Heather) of Prince George, B.C. Adoring Grandma to Jeff (Melissa) Carter and Jason (Nichole) Scott, both of Alberta.

Doris was born in Birmingham, United Kingdom, to her parents William Thomas Heath and Kathleen Heath (nee Read). Doris met her husband George Carter in England and in 1957 moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada to raise their family. Doris and George enjoyed many years in their home and being part of the N-O-T-L community. Throughout the years Doris, was a long-time dedicated member of the St. David’s Lioness Club in which she assisted and participated with the NOTL Christmas Parade and Lions Eye Care in camp Dorset. Doris was a social butterfly and made many friendships with her neighbours and community friends. She was also kind and nurturing and extended her help towards Meals on Wheels, Block Parents, Neighbourhood Watch, St. David’s Brownies and many other organizations.

In accordance with Doris’ wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. In memory of Doris, memorial donations may be given to a local service club of your choosing. Online condolences may be shared on Doris’ tribute page shared at

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Barbara Lawson-Barber
2 years ago

Doris was a kind and helpful friend from the first day I met her at St. Davids Lioness Club.
It was probably because we were fellow Brits that we had such good conversations.
Sorry to hear of your loss, Doris always spoke so proudly of her family.
Sincerely, Barbara

Karin Haslam
2 years ago

So sorry to read about your Mom, Steve – please accept my sincere condolences. Always hard to lose a parent. Sending you hugs.

Jeanette Leyden
2 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of Doris. She was a kind friend to my mom Helen Bradshaw.


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