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“Chris - My Condolences to you and your family ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Kevin - Londonderry, NH

“Dear Chris, Charles and Sophie, I was very sorry to read of Freya's passing in the paper. I met her when she brought Charles to preschool. She...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Nancy Woodmansee - Bedford, NH

“Chris - I am so sorry to hear about Freya. Please know you do not have to go through this alone. You have so many folks at GT that care about you....Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Danielle Alsberg - Francestown, NH

“I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss, our heartfelt condolences. Chris know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Sulesky & Kevin Burnell

“Chris, I just returned from China and heard the sad news about Freya. Linda and I will certainly say prayers in Church this Sunday for Freya, the...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Ed Samaha - Westford

“Chris, My deepest sympathy goes to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. Words can't express. If God brings you to it, He will bring...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Melissa Bornheim & Josh Moule - NH

“Chris, My deepest sympathy's go out to you and your family. Sorry for your loss. Bob ”
7 of 26 | Posted by: Bob Montbleau

“"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure." So sorry for your loss! ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Heidi Barahona - NH

“I am sorry for your lost ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Gilbert Laureano - Friend

“So sorry to hear about Freya. Our prayers are with all of you. Wanda and Jack. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: Wanda & Jack brownley - NH

“We are so sorry for your loss Fred and Jean Petrigno and Bob and Angela LeBow ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Mr& Mrs Fred Petrigno and Bob and Angela LeBow - MA

“Just too many memories Freya. From the minute you let me borrow your brother's cassette in 84, I promised to bring it back the next day so he wouldn...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Kelly Rowland - Ann Arbor, MI

“Freya was the most cheerful and joyful person in our office. She was so kind to help me to move some furniture when I moved last year. She brought me...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Dirce Richards

“This is a message from my Mom. We visited Freya with my son Farooz in December: Salamalaikum Reema, it is so sad that Freya died, but her memories...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Reema - Friend

“I haven't seen freya since our days at vassar. she was (and, i am sure, is) always full of light and joy. it was always a pleasure to hang out with...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Greg - Ames, IA - friend

“We are so sorry to hear about your daughter-in-law Richard & Jan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Linda & Tom ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Linda & Tom Groleau - Dunbarton, NH

Freya and family at her First Holy Communion and Confirmation on Easter Sunday. “Our daughter-in-law - a beautiful free spirit who touched the lives of many - now an angel. May God hold you in the palm of his hand forever. You can...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Jan and Richard Carter - Warner, NH

“Our hearts go out to you Chris, Sophie, and Charles...know that we are continuing to pray for you...Lisa and Marikate ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Coppez - Manchester, NH

“Freya you will be missed. I remember frequently going to your house and playing games with you, especially with your toy horses. It was such a...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Susie Willis-Hallam - Friend

Freya and Meredith at a Perkins Reunion “Blessings to the Carter family, especially Chris, Sophie and Charles! Freya was one of a kind! Compassionate, funny, loving, quirky, smiling,...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Meredith Whitten - Somerville, MA

Looking at old photos with Freya - a favorite thing to do! “Freya, my beautiful cousin, best friend and sister-at-heart, I love you always. Ever kind, ever graceful, always laughing - I have learned so much...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Jennie - Cousin

“To Freya's Loving Family, Thank you for sharing your sweet, beautiful, thoughtful, creative, insightful and witty mom, wife, daughter, sister,...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Dana Guthrie - friend

“My sincere condolences for the passing of this amazing person, bright spirit, and inspiration. Though it's almost two decades ago I remember times...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Tom F - Seattle, WA

“Freya was a mother, friend, artist, teacher, and in so many other ways. She will continue to inspire me to see the beauty in the...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Kathleen - Newton, MA - friend

“We are so sad at the loss of an amazing woman, Mom and wife. Our hearts are with you Chris, Sophie and Charles...Love Heidi, Kelsi and Brendan ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Heidi Carter

“Forever in our hearts........... Love, Dave and Alice ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Dave and Alice Carter

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Freya S. (Murphey) Carter, 42, of Bedford died May 21, 2011 at home surrounded by her family and friends following an illness.

She was born on May 27, 1968 in Detroit, MI the daughter of Larry Murphey of Anchorage, Alaska and Jane Auringer Danjin of Port Huron, MI.

Freya attended Cass Technical High School in Detroit and then went on to study at both Vassar College and Antioch University of New England. After her college graduation, Freya moved to Boston, MA where she worked at Perkins School for the Blind. Freya worked as a teacher and school administrator during her career; most recently she was working at Pine Hill Waldorf School in Wilton, NH.

Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband of 16 years, Christopher Carter of Bedford; son, Charles Carter of Bedford, daughter, Sophie Carter of Bedford and her brother, Brenan Murphey of Port Huron, MI

Calling Hours are at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover St, corner of Union St, Manchester, NH on Monday, May 23rd from 5 to 8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH on Tuesday, May 24th at 9AM. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester & Southern New Hampshire Inc: