2013-02-07 / Obituaries

Carol Carpenter

Carol Carpenter, age 76, of Brewster, died on Monday, February 4, 2013, at Putnam Hospital Center.

Mrs. Carpenter was born in North Tarrytown, NY, on June 4, 1936, daughter to the late Joseph and Evelyn (Tidaback) Schwer. She graduated from Sleepy Hollow High School. On May 20, 1954, she married Allan Carpenter; he predeceased her in 1991.

Mrs. Carpenter was an accounting clerk for Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury, CT for more than 40 years before retiring.

She was an avid gardener and outdoor woman, enjoying camping and fishing, as well as a painter.

Mrs. Carpenter is survived by her three children, Judy Condreras of Brewster, David Carpenter of Amenia, NY, and James Carpenter of East Hampton, NY; five grandchildren, Michael, Christine, Alyson, Cole and Shannon; and by her siblings, Joseph Schwer, Donald Schwer and Evelyn Giannotto.

A funeral service will be held on February 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave, Brewster. Interment will follow at Raymond Hill Cemetery, Carmel. Visitation was Wednesday at the Beecher Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make a contribution to American Cancer Society.

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