Genevieve Carder
{ "" }
Share
Share Genevieve's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
CARDER, Genevieve (Taylor) —

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Shepherd Lodge on May 25, 2017 in her 101st year. Predeceased by her beloved husband for 52 years Rev. James L. Carder with whom she shared in United Church ministry in Hearst, Barrie, Sudbury, Toronto and Stouffville. Also predeceased by her brother Bryce Taylor and survived by his wife Audrey. Loved mother of Bill (Marney), Gord (MaryLou), Ruth Margaret (Paul), Bob, daughter-in-law Terry and honorary son Garry Chong. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Chris (Sandy), Glenn (Andrea), Michael (Shari), Kate (Lee), Jason (Linda), Bryan (Mallisa) and Neil (Megan). Much loved "G.G." of Nelson, Alexander, Desmond, Olivia, Brianna and Logan.

Genevieve spent her life in service to others. She held a number of important roles with the United Church's head office including: National Girl's Work Secretary, responsibility for developing the United Church's ministry with person's of special needs, representing the United Church at the National Council of Churches and Canada on a committee of the World Council of Churches. In 1982 she served as president of Toronto Presbytery of the United Church. She also chaired moderator Dr. Sang Chul Lee's advisory committee and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Sacred Letters in 1992. In her retirement she continued to serve others at Glen Ayr United Church and as president of the residents' councils at Fellowship Towers and Shepherd Terrace right up to her 95th year.

Funeral service will be held at Knox United Church, 2569 Midland Ave. (Midland Ave. and Sheppard Ave. E.), on Saturday, June 3rd with visitation from 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at 2:30 p.m. Special thanks for the excellent care provided by the staff at Shepherd Lodge, as well as to companions Nancy, Marilou and Lalita for their loving care.

Donations in her memory may be made to the United Church of Canada Mission & Service Fund, Knox United Church Memorial Fund, Shepherd Village or a charity of your choice.



To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in Toronto Star on May 29, 2017.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
11 entries
June 2, 2017
Sending all our love and best wishes. Aunt Genevieve was a wonderful lady. We will miss her so much.
Dawn, Brian & family Taylor-Moulson
June 2, 2017
A woman who demonstrated God's compassion day in and day out. May we remember this saint as the church moves forth.
Louise Mahood
May 31, 2017
Sending caring, prayerful condolences to all of the Carder family as dear, dear Mrs. Carder moves to her Heavenly Home. I have such cherished memories of her during her years at Glenmount United Church. Such a life well lived!
Lovingly,
Donna Jacobs-McCourt (nee Donna MacKinnon)
May 30, 2017
My deepest condolences. She was such a grand lady and loved child of God.
Rev. Ken MacDonald
May 30, 2017
Sending deepest sympathy to the Carder Family.Dianne & Bill Mathews.
Dianne Mathews
May 29, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family.
Keith Liedtke
May 29, 2017
So very sorry for your loss, Bob.
Susan Clarke Sphar
May 29, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the Carder family.

Colleen Clarke (Daughter of the late Les: 2005 and Audrey: 2016 Clarke)
Colleen Clarke
May 29, 2017
Our deepest sympathies on the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful woman and I have many fond memories of her. We are thinking of you during this time and sending lots of love. Love Shannon and Blair
Shannon Wilkinson
May 29, 2017
During this time of loss, may you find comfort, strength and peace in the memories of your mother's long life of service to others and of her love of a dear family. Blessings to all.
Pat Gillard
May 29, 2017
My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother, Bill and Marney. She clearly led a long, wonderful life, serving others and surrounded by her loving family. May your memories of joyful times spent together help comfort and sustain you in the days and weeks ahead.
Pam Wells
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences