|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||May 15, 2008|
John S. Carpenter, 87, of Syracuse, NY, died at his home, Thursday, May 15, 2008. He is a graduate of the Mt. Hermon School, Mt. Hermon, MA, and received his bachelor's degree from Hamilton College, Hamilton, NY. He was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. Mr. Carpenter served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was president of W.D. Carpenter Co., a family-owned business, for more than 40 years. He achieved the distinct honor of Eagle Scout as a youth and was a prolific reader and writer throughout his life. His book, Streetwise, a historical account of the naming of the streets and landmarks in the Syracuse area, was published in 1993; and due to popular demand, the book was reprinted several times. Mr. Carpenter was a 50-year member of the Syracuse Rotary Club and was active in the Syracuse Miniatures Club. Mr. Carpenter is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary-Louise Hills Carpenter; as well as two children, John S. Carpenter Jr. and Nancy L. Cook; a daughter-in-law, Jill Carpenter; son-in-law, Randy Cook; and grandson, David J. Carpenter. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. of Syracuse. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2008, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Greenleaf Funeral Home. A private family service at Oakwood Morningside Cemetery on Monday.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 5/16/2008.
Roy William Carpenter (1880 - 1971)
Theodora Stark Carpenter (1892 - 1952)
Mary Louise Hills Carpenter (1920 - 2011)
New York, USA
Plot: Morningside Section
Maintained by: Jcarpen6@twcny.rr.com
Originally Created by: Frank K.
Record added: May 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26853236