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ESTHER CARR

ESTHER CARR (GOLDEN) Esther Carr passed away peacefully on February 26, 2013, at age 96. Esther was born in Winnipeg to parents Rose and Solomon Golden. Except for a few years in Vancouver and Montreal, she lived most of her life in Winnipeg. It was in Winnipeg where she met the love of her life, David Carr. They were married on June 14, 1942. Although Esther was a valued employee at the Capitol Theatre, the Airliner Hotel and the law firm of Taylor, McCaffrey, she will be remembered best as a wonderful mother to her three sons. They will always fondly remember their family vacations, with the Miles family of course, at Winnipeg Beach and Detroit Lakes. Friday night dinners were always special gatherings for family and guests. Esther loved bridge, mah jong, golf and a good glass of scotch. She was an avid reader, often finishing several books in a week. She had a lifelong devotion to athleticism. At age 75, she swam 75 lengths of her favourite swimming pool! At 94, she was still at the gym four times a week. She enjoyed travelling and knit the most beautiful creations imaginable for her family. Esther is survived by sons Alexander (Fern), Robert (Shawn Greenberg), James (Colleen Suche), and grandchildren Jill, David, Rachel, Matthew, Ben and Rebecca. She will be fondly remembered as well by Colleen's children Daniel, Jesse and Kiernan. She was predeceased by her husband David and brother David. She is lovingly remembered by her sister Frances Miles, brother Don (Evelyn), and sister-in-law Molly. Esther was a glass completely full kind of woman. Her spark and zest for life were inspirational. Funeral services were held on February 28 at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue with interment at the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Carr, Matthew Carr, Ben Carr, Gary Miles, David Miles and Mark Golden. The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers (through Home Instead and Revera) who attended to Esther in recent weeks and a special thank you to Dr. Kevin Coates for his extraordinary care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Museum of Human Rights or to the charity of your choice.
Publish Date: Mar 2, 2013

ESTHER CARR (GOLDEN) Peacefully on February 26, Esther Carr (Golden) passed away. Services will be held Thursday, February 28, at 12:00 noon at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue. Longer obituary to follow.
Publish Date: Feb 28, 2013

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 02, 2013

Guest Book(6 entries)

  • MY most sincere sympathy to Esther's entire family. Esther was such a fun loving lady so full of life , she never seemed to age, always into her swimming etc. I always so much enjoyed her company when i would visit my mother in winnipeg and we of course always ended up at Ricki and Gary's for dinner with the Fenster family and Esther and Fran were always there. Again my condolences to the entire family. Best David
    - Posted by: David P Fenster on: Mar 13, 2013
  • Condolences from us to Sandy,Robert,Jim &your families as we are in Mesa Az.& we just heard about your Mom. Rena always felt like an adopted daughter. We will always admire your mom for her vitality ,strength,& her joie de vivre. Rena & Bernie
    - Posted by: Rena &Bernie Plischke (A long time friend) on: Mar 2, 2013
  • When my family moved to Winnipeg in 1958, your family welcomed me into your home and hearts better than anyone else I met. All of you - Sandy, Robert, Jimmy and your Mom and Dad. I have very fond memories of that time, as your Mother would always make me feel at home; a plate at her table was always there for me. Although many years have passed, my memories haven't faded, and my heart is with you all, and your families at this time. My sincerest condolences in your Mother's passing. Your friend, Steve Rome
    - Posted by: Steve Rome (friend) on: Mar 1, 2013
  • we will always remember friday night soirees
    - Posted by: Marge and Lawrie (frien ds) on: Mar 1, 2013
  • I am so so sorry to hear of your mum's passing and very sorry that I did not know, so I could attend her funeral. I will always remember her as being as vibrant as her red hair. She was bright and confident and I admired her for that. My first memory of her was when I came to Winnipeg when I was 16 and had a visit. She sent me off with Jim to his room and he played guitar for me. I know you all loved her and she will be missed by all. Darlene
    - Posted by: Darlene Hendler (Niece) on: Feb 28, 2013
  • Dear Robert,Sandy and Jimmy and families, So sad to hear the news... Your mother was such a fun and lovely lady.She will be missed
    - Posted by: Reesa(Slayen) Braun (Niece) on: Feb 28, 2013

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