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John Edwin Carter


John Edwin Carter

Carter, John Edwin, 79, Debert, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Debert, he was a son of the late Edwin and Corena (Staples) Carter.

He is survived by sons, Jeffrey (Deann) of Berwick, Jason (Jackie) of Winnipeg; grandchildren, Zachary, Matthew, Avery; sister, Gracie (BJ) Tan of Debert; brothers, Phylip (Gail) of Bedford, Brent (June) of New Market, NB, Ben (Charlotte) of Windsor Junction; several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother Stephen.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Visitation will take place Tuesday from 7-9, and funeral service Wednesday, June 19th at 2 pm, all in the Debert Baptist Church, Debert. Reverend Paul Worden will officiate with burial to follow in Main Road Cemetery, Debert. A reception in the church hall will follow the burial. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Baptist Ministries (Designated Carter Family Support) or to a charity of choice. A special thank you to the doctors and nurses of the CEHHC, Truro, ICU Unit, for your wonderful care given to John.  Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing John’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Debert Baptist Church, Debert, NS

Tuesday, June 18th
Visitation Time
7-9 pm
Visitation Location
Debert Baptist Church, Debert, NS

Burial Date
June 19, 2019
Burial Location
Main Road Cemetery, Debert, NS

Requested Charity
To the Canadian Baptist Ministries (Designated Carter Family Support) or to a charity of choice