Jill Carter Swart

June 11, 1970 - February 18, 2019
Jill Carter Swart

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Jill Carter Swart 48, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Jill was the daughter of Tony Tyrone Carter and Mary Shackleton Carter.

She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Michael Joseph Swart and their two children Danielle Paris Swart (15) and Julian Michael Swart (12); as well as her mother Mary Shackleton Carter, father, Tony Tyrone Carter and his wife, Harriet Carter; two sisters, Stacy Keels and Allie Carter Link, numerous nieces and nephews,and extended family and friends.

Jill’s kind nature and generous spirit will not be forgotten

A Celebration of Life will be held 5:00pm Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Brooklyn Arts Center 516 N. 4th Street, Wilmington NC 28403. Please bring an hors d’oeuvre, finger food, or dessert to share.

In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to BETHEMATCH.org and Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403.

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  • February 21, 2019
    Allie Carter Link says:
    Sweet sister, you are dearly missed. What a loving, kind, funny, and talented woman you were. Your time with us was much too short. You had more than your share of obstacles, yet you were always so gracious and full of appreciation for life. You were a support person for everyone around you. You raised two incredible children. You made everyone feel important and loved. You were gentle, but so strong. You were many things - an artist, a friend, a wife, a mother, a daughter, and to me, a big sister. You were there for all the important days in my life. I got to be a flower girl in your wedding. You sent me cards for every occasion. I saved them all because I love your handwriting. I’m so glad I saved them. I’ll miss your sarcastic remarks and your daily posts about Silver kitty. I’ll miss chatting about your trips to Disney World and the mountains. I’ll miss giving you hugs. I feel like you’re here with me as I write this. I know Papa was waiting for you on the other side when you crossed over this afternoon, sitting there in a rocking chair smoking his pipe. Granny had a fresh cake for you, I’m sure. Be at peace, love. We’ll all see you again some day. I love you always

  • February 24, 2019
    Sarah Graves says:
    Jill - no matter what, you were always at school with a smile on your face supporting Danielle and Julian. Your kindness, support, and love was inspirational. You will be missed by so many. Thoughts and prayers for Michael, Julian, and Danielle

  • February 24, 2019
    Paige Thomas lit a candle:
    Lit since February 24, 2019 at 2:09:52 AM

  • February 23, 2019
    Barbara Harris says:
    All who knew her loved her and we all feel the loss.

  • February 23, 2019
    Julie Teague (from UNCW) says:
    Michael I am so sorry for your loss! I will keep you and your family in my prayers.