Marjorie Elinor Carter age 97, of Orlando, FL., passed away Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at her home with her family by her side. Marjorie was born in Bar Harbor, Maine on September 5th, 1913, the daughter of the late Lina (Reed) and Percy Hodgkins. She moved to Central Florida from Connecticut in 1997 and was employed as a teacher. Mrs. Carter retired from teaching at the age of 83. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Meals on Wheels, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), Eucharistic Ministers and Crafty Crafters.
Mrs. Carter leaves to cherish her memory, son Richard Carter of Palmetto, FL; daughters Jean (Raymond) Premuroso of Palm Beach Gardens, Mary (Charles) Franklin of Marblehead, Massachusetts, Morgan Keene of Oahu, Hawaii; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 801 Hastings, Orlando, FL at 10:00 am on Monday, May 9th, 2011. After the service the family will be receiving friends at 1:00 pm for a Celebration of Life at the Silver Star Village Community Hall, located at 2530 N. Hiawassee Rd, Orlando FL 32818. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Marjorie Carter's name to RSVP (99 E. Marks Street, Orlando FL 32803)