William Hackett Carpenter

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“I worked at Chittenden Bank with Bill for many years. Sweet sweet man. Always had a smile and would strop to see how things were going. He will be...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Linda T - Colchester, VT

“Bill was.a wonderful friend I will miss him.My sincereregrets to the family. . Love to all, Ruth Letorney ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Ruth Letorrney - Rutland, VT

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Bill was a terrific uncle and friend to all of us Towle kids -- his sister Anne is our mom -- and we are missing him terribly. He had a great sense...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Towle - Hendersonville, TN

5 of 14 | Posted by: tom walsh - St.Albans, VT

“My deepest sympathy to all of you. I have manyfond memories growing up. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jacklyn Maynard - Burlington, VT

“Condolences to Bill's family and many friends from a fellow St Mike's grad. RIP ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Rich Feeley - Ocala, FL

“To the Carpenter Family:My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Bemis - Colchester, VT

“I'd known Bill since his gig at Camp Elizabeth in the '50s . He was a good friend with a super sense of humor and we shared a passion for jazz and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“A good friend since teen age days. We had a lot of good and close times in Newport and always regarded each other warmly. We reconnected in our 60s...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Kevin Shee - Newport, VT

“Rip Bill i met you when you were a loan officer at the bank then saw you years later working for the handys and we talk a lot you will be miss by...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: marjorie walters - burlington, VT

“Our prayers go out to the family . I met Bill through my card shop I had in Colchester. I enjoyed his stories and we talked allot. I am going to...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: David LaChance - Hudson, FL

“Thinking of you all. Your dad was a really great guy. Kathy and Russ Smith ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Smith - S. Burlington, VT

“My Condolences to the Carpenter Family, Friends and Co-Workers. May all your memories help you through this difficult time. I remember Bill from the...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: S Kivela - ME - acquaintance

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William was born on July 25, 1932 and passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018.

William was a resident of Burlington, Vermont at the time of passing.

They moved several times due to his father's career with the U.S. Customs which took them to Richford, VT in 1940, and then to Newport, VT where Bill graduated from Newport High School in 1950.

He served in the U.S. Army in the Medical Corps as a Medic and loved to tell of his adventures in Germany during this time.

Calling hours will be held at Corbin & Palmer Funeral Chapel, 209 Falls Road Shelburne, VT on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 3-6 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Mark's Church in Burlington, with interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery next to his son Billy. Calling hours at the Shelburne Funeral Chapel of Corbin and Palmer, 209 Falls Rd. from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on November 30, 2018.