Dr. PATRICIA CARTER – LeCOMPTEPosted: April 29th, 2015
It is with deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Patricia, on April 25, 2015, at the Gimli Community Health Center.
Patricia was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on, March 21, 1942. She was predeceased by husband Jude LeCompte; nephew Paul Ward; parents Archdeacon J.W. and Mabel Carter. She is survived by brother Dr. David Carter (Jean); sister Anne LaRue; nephews Robert Ward (Denise), Darren Ward, Steven Ward (Angie); nieces Heather Carter, Maureen Petropoulos (Paul) and their families; cousins and friends in Canada, England, U.S.A. and Arabia.
Patricia was educated in Medicine Hat, Alberta and trained in England as a R.N. and Midwife. She returned to nurse in the Lake Harbour, Baffin Island, Newfoundland and Calgary. Her nursing experiences next took her to hospitals in the Middle East and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. There she became involved in Total Quality Health Care Management. She was a respected, teacher, presenter, lecturer and the author of numerous learned papers in this area. She served on several international boards with distinction and received well earned professional recognition.
In 2010 Patricia returned to Canada, moving to Churchill, Manitoba as Patient Safety Officer until 2012 then retiring to Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba. Patricia was a world traveller and enjoyed sharing her many interesting experiences.
The family expresses sincere gratitude to the doctors and all caregivers at the Gimli Community Health Center for their care and compassion.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm. at All Saints Church, Whytewold, Manitoba, officiants Dr. David J. Carter and The Rev. Robin Mather. Interment to follow in August in the family plot at St. Margaret’s Church, Eagle Butte, Cypress Hills, Alberta.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Margaret’s Church C/O Box 39 Elkwater, Alberta T0J1C0.
Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli
in care of arrangements.