Eleanor Teresa Carter

Eleanor Teresa Carter Feb. 25, 1919-Dec. 15, 2012 Passed Away peacefully December 15, 2012 at AlmaVia assisted living San Rafael, CA. Eleanor was born and raised in North Beach, San Francisco. She graduated from Galileo High School Class of 1937 nee Eleanor T. Servidio. She met and married Emmett Carter who predeceased her in death January 2002 after 55 years of marriage. They met at the Ambassador Roller Skating Rink in San Francisco and were married in May 1946 at St. Peter and Paul's Church in North Beach. Eleanor loved camping with her family, learning new activities like calligraphy, crafts and square dancing with her husband Emmett and in later years Tai Chi. Eleanor especially enjoyed "Club" a monthly gathering with a group of dear friends for over fifty years. A loving wife, mother and friend to many, she is survived by son Glenn R. Carter and wife Denise of Santa Cruz, CA, son Craig D. Carter and wife Sandi of Novato, CA. Grandchildren: Molly and husband Brad MacPherson of MA, Lucas Carter and partner Tina Saso of Boulder Creek, CA. Step grandchildren: Jon Hardisty and wife Ashley of Ben Lomond, CA and Jedadiah Burkhardt of Los Angeles, CA. Great grandchildren: June, Bruce, Evelyn, Griffin, Harper and Maxwell. Eleanor will be missed by all who knew her kindness and generous spirit of friendship. A memorial service will be held at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 40th Ave. and Balboa, SF on January 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Donations to in lieu of flowers.

Published in Marin Independent Journal on Jan. 9, 2013