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March 13, 2013

Gerald “Gerry” Carpentier, 84, Middletown

MIDDLETOWN — Gerald “Gerry” Carpentier, 84, of Middletown, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, at his home.

He was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Shamokin, the last child of the late Frank Carpentier and Mary (Picarelli) Carpentier. On June 7, 1966, he married the former Ethel (Ess) Landis, who survives. Gerald was a 1946 graduate of St. Edward’s High School, Shamokin.

He worked at Olmstead Air Force Base, where he met his wife. They were later transferred to Tinker AFB in Oklahoma and retired back home to Middletown in 1979.

Gerald was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown.

Gerald’s life revolved around his family. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchild. He also enjoyed cooking, golfing, woodworking, playing cards, socializing and bowling.

In addition to his wife, Gerald is survived by three daughters and sons-in-laws, Catherine and John Dorko, of Sunbury, Linda and Paul Doup, of Middletown, and Donna and Leroy Killian, of Middletown; four grandchildren, Stephanie and husband Kenneth Seigh, Stephen Moyer and wife Joyce, Jennifer Masters and husband Christian and Kristin K. Doup; seven great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Collin and Jacqueline McNeill, Sarah and Alexis Moyer and Carson and Griffin Masters; one great-great-grandchild, Madalyn Mease; and nieces, Maryann and husband Lou Lucchetti and children, Joseph Carpentier and wife Donna and children and Judith and husband Joseph Brokus and children, Adriana and Christopher.

He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.

A visitation will be held from 11 to noon Monday at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 260 E. Main St., Middletown, followed by a memorial service at noon with the Rev. Ted Keating officiating.

Inurnment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg, at the convenience of the family.

Contributions in Gerald’s memory may be made to Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA, 17057; or to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110; or to the American Cancer Society, 3211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.

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