Barry Carpenter

Barry Leon Carpenter

January 17, 1965 - April 6, 2013 of San Francisco, passed away peacefully in his sleep. Barry was born in San Francisco to Leon and Diana Carpenter. Barry attended Star of the Sea Elementary School and was a star basketball player. He then went on to Riordan High School where he continued to be a star athlete. He finished his education at Marin Community College and then San Francisco State. Barry loved his family. He and his mother, Diana, had a very special, supportive and loving relationship. He and his sister, Angie, were very close and loved one another unconditionally. Barry loved life, making people happy and making people laugh. He made long lasting friendships. He is survived by his father, Leon Carpenter, his sister Angela, his niece Emily Bates, his nephew Alec Bates, his Aunt Merle Gagne and Uncle Richard Gagne, Aunt Helen Carpenter-Hull and Uncle Denny Hull, Aunt Alexis Carpenter, many cousins and many friends whom he considered to be a part of his family. A memorial mass will be held at Star of the Sea Church Saturday, April 27th, at 11am. Barry will be missed deeply by all.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Apr. 14, 2013