Edward D. Carpenter
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Edward D. Carpenter, age 83, US Navy Veteran, of LaGrange, passed away at his home surrounded by family on August 4, 2020. Beloved husband of Linda Carpenter (nee Brent) for a wonderful 48 years. Loving father of Matthew (Cortney) Carpenter. Proud "PaPa" of Sloane, Sam, and Fletcher Carpenter. Dear brother of Joan (Tom) Carstens, Charles (Yolanda) Carpenter, and Frank (Barbara) Carpenter. Preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Alicia and brother, James (Phyllis Moore) Carpenter. Fond uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Ed was a graduate of St. Bede Academy and proud alumni of Northwestern University. Following military service and college, Ed embarked on a successful career in sales and marketing, working in management and, ultimately, for himself as an independent consultant. Ed was a gentleman with a big heart, great sense of humor, and deep love for his family and close friends. He enjoyed family celebrations, Arizona vacations, and playing golf with friends and family. Memorial visitation 9:00am until time of Navy Military Honors 10:15am Wednesday, August 12th at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Group limit of 50 and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Masks required. Funeral procession to follow to 11:00am Mass at St. John of the Cross Church, Western Springs. Group limit of 160 will be set at the church. Due to the group restriction, guests must pre-register by Monday, August 10th at signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4da9ab2ca6fece9-edward. Unregistered guests will not be permitted into the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Bede Academy, 24 West US Highway 6, Peru, IL 61354. Interment private. Thank you to all of the healthcare workers who have helped care for Ed, especially the staff at King Bruwaert House and Angels Grace Hospice.

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Aug. 9, 2020.
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November 17, 2020
Dear Linda and family,

May God bless you and your family. We have such fond memories of the Carpenter boys! Of course Edwards was older than we were, so we had little Murphy girl crushes on him. I am sorry I had not notice his passing sooner. He was great cousin and I am sure we will meet again one day.

Linda Murphy Dolan
Linda Murphy(Dolan)
August 15, 2020
Linda and family.
I send my deepest condolences. Sweet Ed, as well as all of you, fought the good fight with love and compassion. I hold you in my thoughts and prayers.
Jackie Miller-Erskine
Jackie Erskine
August 14, 2020
Dear Linda & family,
I am so sorry to learn of your dear Ed's passing.
I am keeping all of you in my prayers.
Mike & Cheryl Whelan.
Mike Whelan
August 14, 2020
Linda, I was saddened to learn yesterday of Ed’s passing. I will keep both you and Ed in my prayers.
Patricia Jahn
August 13, 2020
My deepest condolences to Linda and family. We met Ed skiing in colorado many years ago. Always loved seeing his smiling face at LGCC. He always seemed happy to see Pat and me.. I am sorry he had to suffer a long illness, but glad is is at peace. God bless you Ed
Gerry woods
gerry woods
August 10, 2020
Sorry we cannot be here to see you off. May God bless you and welcome you home. Thank you for being my "Big Brother" and the wonderful memories shared. Especially, those tennis matches up at Ridgeland Park. I know the winner was often in dispute, but ask the big guy upstairs and he will proclaim the winner. So much fun! You will be sorely missed.
Charles Carpenter
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