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Alma Grace Carson, nee Long, 98 years of age, passed away with her children at her side in her home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

Alma grew up in Surrey, England and immigrated to Canada in 1948 to marry Albert Carson, whom she had met several years previously when he was stationed in England at the end of World War II.  They farmed together at Thornhill until they retired to Roland in 1978.

In England Alma had a career as a Tailor’s Apprentice.  When the war began she started working at Secretts Market Garden in the Women’s Land Army.  While farming at Thornhill she was active in 4-H, teaching many girls how to sew.  She always had a beautiful garden and was always involved in her local Horticultural Society.  She was also involved in all aspects of her local United Church.

Alma was predeceased by her husband Albert(1980), her sister Beryl Long(2017).  She is survived by her three children; Dennis (Christine), Valerie (David), Sherril (Jeff), 11 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.

We would like to thank Home Care, Cancer Care, Dr. Kruk and her many friends in the community for their care over the years and during her recent illness.

A private family interment will be held in the Fairview Cemetery, Roland. Memorial donations may  be made to Boundary Trails Palliative Care or to Boundary Trails Cancer Care, Box 2000 Station Main, Winkler, MB R6W 1H8.

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#1 Murray and Susan Seymour 2020-03-26 10:41
Dear Dennis, Valerie, Sherril and Family. We are so sorry to hear about your mom and grandma! A sweet lady! Hugs! ❤️❤️
#2 Pete and Michele Thiessen 2020-03-26 16:45
Our deep condolences go out to the family. We have been Mrs. Carson’s neighbour for over 30 years. She was such a sweet lady. She will be missed dearly. Thoughts, prayers and hugs going out to the family.
#3 Terry and Joan Klatt 2020-03-26 20:32
Our condolences to Dennis and family. Alma was a wonderful woman. Energetic and person. She will be missed by many.
#4 Sheila and Dennis Rex 2020-03-27 06:52
Dennis and family.
We wish to extend our sympathy to your family in your moms passing
#5 Marion Hodgson 2020-03-27 09:05
To the family of Alma Carson
I will miss and remember her with love for all these reasons – her English twang, the cups of tea I have had with her with her beautiful English cups and saucers filled with hot tea and kept hot with her tea-cozy- covered tea pot, our talks about our love of music, floor shuffling and war times. Her pride in her English cursive writing, (which I sometimes found hard to decipher), and especially her most lovely garden, all done by herself, even in later years. Her veggies and her beautiful flowers, were lovely to behold by the rest of us as we walked by her home. A gentle happy English Lady!
#6 Don and Lorraine Holenski 2020-03-27 13:00
To Dennis, Valerie and Sherril, our deepest condolences to you and your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
#7 Judy Stambuski 2020-03-28 19:17
Sorry to hear your Mom passed away. Keep all the memories close to you.
#8 Stew and Barb Adams 2020-03-30 10:42
Our condolences to Alma’s family. She was a pleasure to visit with and shared her knowledge and love of flowers with many. May all the great memories ease your loss
#9 Jean Janick 2020-03-30 16:33
Blessings to Alma’s family. Alma was a very gracious
woman with a wealth of knowledge that she shared
so willingly, Many memories of visits over a cup of tea.
We were both involved in UCW, horticultural group & church activities. Enjoyed her immensely.
#10 Monique Hiebert 2020-03-30 17:23
My condolences to the family. She will truly be missed. I loved my visits with her. Will miss her gentleness and smile
#11 John & mary-Lou Hughes 2020-04-02 14:44
So sorry to hear of Alma's Passing, John and I enjoyed getting to know her in the community and love to drive by her home and see the Arbor John built her many years ago in her beautiful garden. She will be missed by everyone. Our thoughts a prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

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