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Barry J. Carpenter Obituary
Barry J. Carpenter, 74 Barry J. Carpenter, 74, of Chadds Ford, PA died on July 22, 2014 at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. Born to the late Charles and Dorothy Carpenter in Chester, PA. he has resided for over 25 years in Chadds Ford and previously Aston and Upland, PA. He graduated from St. James High School, Class of 1958, he then served in the Air Force and was later employed by Boeing for over 35 years retiring in 2011. Barry was a member of St. Cornelius Church where he served as an usher, he also belonged to St. James Alumni. He was a member of American Legion Post 926, AOPP previously flying and owning 2 planes and the Southeast Chester County Gun Club. Barry enjoyed riding his Harley and served as past president of the American Legion Riders. He enjoyed boating, fishing and music. He was the Lead Guitarist in the band "Jimmy & The Tropics" playing over 40 years at local venues in the Tri-State area. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Christina Marker. Survivors: Wife, Nancy L. West (nee Shenberger), son, Richard (Patricia) Sutherland, stepchildren, Robert West and Deborah West, sibling, Joanne Carpenter, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Mass: Tuesday, 10a.m. at St. Cornelius Church, 160 Ridge Rd., Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Visitation: Monday, 6-8p.m. at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA. Interment: Washington Crossing National Veterans Cemetery, Newtown, PA. Contributions: Neighborhood Hospice Health, 400 East Marshall St., West Chester, PA 19380 Online condolences may be made by visiting: www.paganofuneralhome.com
Published in The Daily Times on July 24, 2014
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