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Charles J. Carpenter

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Charles J. Carpenter
Dear father and grandfather; auto mechanic, avid sports fan
Charles J. Carpenter passed away suddenly at home on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a visitation for Charles at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny, N.J., on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Kearny on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.
Born in Newark, N.J., Charles "Chuck" grew up in Kearny and lived briefly in East Rutherford, N.J. After graduating Kearny High School, he followed his passion to Lincoln Technical Institute, Union, N.J. for Automative Technology. He worked for Apple Chevrolet in Paramus, N.J.,and Firestone in Bayonne, N.J., as an auto mechanic. An avid sports fan he loved the NY Yankees and enjoyed fishing.
The son of Mary and Charles, who predeceased him, he leaves his devoted sisters, Elizabeth, Patricia and Theresa; his dear children, Lauren, Nicole and Jeffrey, and his granddaughter, Kayla; beloved nieces and nephews, Elliott Courter (Claudia), Rachel Courter (Kevin), Sarah Chuff (Ryan), and John, and great- nieces and nephews, Nathan, Jocelyn, Liliana; Cohen, Amelia and Audrey; Brandon and Ethan.
He also leaves two aunts, Mildred Pristupa and Anna Ferris, and cousins, John and Kenny Ferris, Tony Sabestinas and many others.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Saint Michael's Cancer Center, 111 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102.
Published in Star-Ledger on Sept. 8, 2019
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