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Doris Ada Carter


Doris Ada Carter

The death of Doris Ada Carter, 94, of Sackville, occurred on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Drew Nursing Home.  Born in Sackville, Doris was a daughter of the late Harris and Sarah (Ibbitson) Hicks.

Doris was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who always had time to help her family.  She was an avid and skilled knitter and enjoyed working in the garden with her husband.  She was an excellent cook who loved bowling and watching the Blue Jays play.

Doris will be dearly missed by three sons, Brian (Mary), Mt. Whatley, NB, Douglas (Cynthia), Sackville, David (Cathy), Riverview, NB; one daughter, Marilyn McDougall, Calgary; ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Betty Hicks, Sackville, as well as several nieces, nephews and close friends.  

Doris was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William in 2008; one brother, Ted; three sisters, Marjorie MacLeod, Leona Fullerton and Myrtle Mitton, as well as her son-in-law, Glenn McDougall.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300). As per Doris's wishes, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in the Sackville Cemetery on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 11 am.  Pastor Paul Bedford presiding.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Doris may be made to the Drew Nursing Home, the Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of one's choice.

Doris's family would like to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at the Drew Nursing Home where she had been a resident for over five years.  Doris was treated with love and respect and like one of their family while there.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Doris's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, September 11, 2020
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Sackville Cemetery

Burial Date
Friday, September 11, 2020
Burial Time
11 am
Burial Location
Sackville Cemetery

Requested Charity
Drew Nursing Home or Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation