William A. Carpentier

William A. Carpentier

SHARON —William A. Carpentier, 86, of Somers, Conn., peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Theresa (O’Connor) Carpentier for 56 years.

Bill was born December 8, 1935, in Winsted, the son of the late Francis and Louise (Carr) Carpentier. He served his country for 4 years with the U.S. Marine Corps, Honorably Discharged during December of 1957. He was employed by the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind with their transportation department. He served his community as a former Sharon volunteer firefighter, a former member of the Sharon V.F.W. and former President of the Sharon Lions Club, as well as a former member of the Elk’s Club in Florida.

In addition to his wife Theresa, he is survived by two daughters, Tina Hogan and her husband Bill of North Canaan, Kelly Ouellette and her husband Stephen of Stafford Springs; one brother, Richard Carpentier of Coventry, one sister, Dora LaMere of Torrington, five grandchildren, Paige, Katherine, Nicholas and Nathan Ouellette, Abigail and Michael Hogan; three great grandchildren, Gage, Lillian and Remington, as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Carpentier.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours Church, 4 North St., Norfolk.

Relatives and friends were asked to meet directly at Church. Burial followed at St. Mary Cemetery. There were no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. (www.fidelco.org).Condolences may be sent to the Carpentier family by visiting www.cookfuneralhomect.com.

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