Obituaries

William Carpenter

May 15, 1924 - October 11, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: October 17, 2020

Funeral Home Anthony P Litwin Jr Funeral Homes Inc

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 11am from Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St. Factoryville with Pastor Paul Fields II officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife and son at Evergreen-Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville.

William (Bill) Carpenter, a longtime resident of Factoryville, Pennsylvania passed away in his sleep on October 11, 2020 at the age of 96. Bill was born in Factoryville on May 15, 1924 to the late William M. Carpenter and the late Ina Mae (Michaels) Carpenter.

Bill graduated from Falls Overfield High School and was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Factoryville. Retired, former employee of the Lackawanna Railroad, Scranton and Princeton Airways, Princeton, New Jersey. Bill was a former Treasurer of the Clinton Township School and Lackawanna Trail High School and a Life Member of the American Legion Post 0457 in Tunkhannock, PA and a member of the Bordentown Elks Lodge in Fieldsboro, NJ. Bill was honorably discharged from the United States Maritime Service and United States Air Corp serving in WWII.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, the former Sarah Jane Dendle of West Pittston, PA, in 2001; a son Craig William Carpenter of Hernando, Florida in 2017; Brothers Glen Carpenter and James Carpenter both of Factoryville and sister Vivian Dickson of Belvedere, New Jersey.

Bill is survived by one son Wayne Carpenter of Buckeye, Arizona and his sister Lyla Williams of Orlando, Florida as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 11am from Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St. Factoryville with Pastor Paul Fields II officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife and son at Evergreen-Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville.

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