Dec. 3, 1918 New Albany Bradford County Pennsylvania, USA
Feb. 11, 2005 Towanda Bradford County Pennsylvania, USA
HELEN L. (HIBBARD) CARPENTER, age 86, of New Albany, died on Friday, Feb., 11, 2005, at Skilled Nursing Unit in Towanda.
She was born on Dec. 3, 1918, in Albany Township, a daughter of the late Prentice W. and Ada Dimmock Hibbard.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Rynveld's Manufacturing in New Albany. She has been a lifetime resident of Bradford County. Mrs. Carpenter was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church, and had served as a Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the Missionary Circle. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening and flowers.
She leaves surviving her children, Duane Carpenter of New Albany, Pa., Donald and Thelma Carpenter of Glenn Daniel, W.Va., Joyce Marsh of Frederick, Md.; a sister-in-law, Dora Hibbard; and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Otis in 1972.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the Evergreen Christian Church, with Pastor Michael Dodd, officiating. Friends and family are invited to call on Wednesday morning at the Evergreen Christian Church from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Evergreen Christian Church, c/o Nancy Claudell, RR 2, New Albany, Pa. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, Pa.