Mary Therese (Teri) Carpenter

Mary Therese (Teri) Carpenter

Born November 18, 1922 in Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. Passed away June 24, 2015 at Ridge Meadows Hospital. She is predeceased by her husband Archie in 2000. Survived by her sister, Irene Ivanauskus; children William (Carol), Patricia (Robert) and Robert; Grandchildren, Tammy (Frank), Michael (Vivian), Coralee (Jeff), Daniel (Kate), Sarah (David) and Marilyn (Andrew); great-grandchildren, Christian, Grace, Jacqueline, Claire, Michaela, Robert, and Arthur. She had a long and happy life, well loved by her family and her many friends both old and new.

We thank the doctors and nurses at Ridge Meadows Hospital for their untiring treatment during her recent stay with them. We also thank the caring staff at Baillie House who looked after our Mother from December, 2014 until now.

Prayers will be said on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm at St. Luke’s Parish – 20285 Dewdney trunk Road, Maple Ridge. Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 3, at 11:00am also at St. Luke’s.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Covenant House, 575 Drake St, Vancouver, BC, or online at

Expressions of sympathy can be made below.

Contact information:

Garden Hill Cremation and Funeral Services, 11765-224th Street, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6A5, Canada - Phone: (604) 463-8161 Fax: 604-463-2929 Email:

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  1. John & June Targett Calgary AB

    We both are saddened at your loss. Please accept our sincerest condolences and be assured that we are thinking of you. A long and happy life well spent. You will miss her.

  2. Dave and Sandra Wattling

    To All of Teri’s family
    Please accept our heartfelt condolences in the loss of a dear Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and friend. Take comfort in her long and happy life, all of you contributed to that. She will live on in your hearts and minds forever. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Dave and Sandra Wattling

  3. Sherrie Pedersen

    Oh dear, I’m sorry for your loss. Haven’t figured out the proper words for the death of a parent. Hopefully the great memories will bubble to the surface after the grief heals.

    Sending you hugs over the fence.

  4. Marlene and Bob Abrey

    We are thinking of you and your family at this sad time.

  5. Mary our meeting was a wonderful surprise. Our friendship grew quickly. Our conversations where witty, serious, funny and challenging. We scooted together up and down the halls. Mary chatted about how wonderful her family is and it was as if I had known them for years. Mary you will be missed but forever in my heart.

  6. Joyce & Andrew Preston

    Sorry for the loss of your dear mother. We did not know your mother but we know how important and special mothers are in our lives. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

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