ROSEMARIE T. CARPENTER, 80 Rosemarie T. (Perez) Carpenter, 80, died Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Kindred Hospital, Havertown, PA. Born in Bridgeport, PA July 7, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Higinio and Antoinette (Dascoli) Branco Perez, and wife of the late Lowder Carpenter. Mrs. Carpenter was a retired lab tech with General Electric, King of Prussia. Following along with her late husband, a career military man, they had resided in many places including Europe, Panama and the US. They were former residents of Trooper, PA and after his death she moved to Royersford, where she had been residing for the last 15 years. She was also a member of the Phoenixville American Legion, the Trooper and Phoenixville area Red Hat Societies. Survivors include three brothers, Salvatore (Pat) Branco, of Phila., PA; Carmen Branco, of Blue Bell, PA; and Ralph (Mary Ann) Perez, of W. Norriton, PA; and an extended family of nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by her son Stephen, and siblings Philomena Luciani, Felix Branco, Anthony Perez, and longtime companion Bruce Kassel. The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. with funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m. at Holy Saviour Church, 407 E. Main St., Norristown, PA. Interment in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA 19002. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 78517, Topeka, KS 66675 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org
) +/or the Montgomery County SPCA, PO Box 222, Conshohocken, PA 19428-0222 (www.montgomerycountyspca.org
). Funeral arrangements with the Caramenico FH Inc., Main and Walnut Sts., Norristown, PA. Please visit www.caramenicofuneralhome.com
for online info.