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In Memory of

Earle Frederick Carpenter

July 26, 1926 - June 3, 2017

Obituary


Earle Frederick Carpenter, Sr. of Ipswich, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL., passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital at the age of 92. Born in Peabody on July 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Frederick R. and Myrtle (Parker) Carpenter. Earle was born, raised and educated in Peabody. After school, he went to work with Southeast Beverage Corp. where he eventually became a Branch Manager. He was preceded in death by his wife Susan, M. (Gibson) Carpenter. He retired to Fort Lauderdale, FL where he spent many...

Earle Frederick Carpenter, Sr. of Ipswich, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL., passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital at the age of 92. Born in Peabody on July 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Frederick R. and Myrtle (Parker) Carpenter. Earle was born, raised and educated in Peabody. After school, he went to work with Southeast Beverage Corp. where he eventually became a Branch Manager. He was preceded in death by his wife Susan, M. (Gibson) Carpenter. He retired to Fort Lauderdale, FL where he spent many years of enjoyment. He served at one time as the Vice President of the North Miami Lions Club. Earle eventually came back to Massachusetts, settling in Ipswich.

Earle is survived by his son, Robert F. Carpenter of Raymond, NH, and his grandchildren: Lynn White of Worcester, Sarah Carpenter of Lynn, Ruth Carpenter of ME, Robert Carpenter of Raymond, NH, and Christopher Carpenter of NH as well as 4 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Earle was preceded in death by his son, Earle F. "Ted" Carpenter, Jr. as well as his siblings, Raymond F. Carpenter, Shirley Carpenter, and Anna L. Carpenter.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St. LYNN on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Visiting Hours will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, June 13th from 6 to 8 PM.