Arnold Carpenter, 97, a resident of Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at St. Peter's Hospital.
Born October 24, 1923 in Brockton, MA, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Elsa (Shackley) Carpenter. Arnold was a WW2 Veteran with the US Army serving as a Medic in the European Theater of Operations. He was employed at Pilgrim State Hospital in West Brentwood NY for 37 years. He was an avid woodworker and gardener and loved playing bingo at the assisted living facility he was at.
He is survived by his daughter Jeannine Carpenter of East Greenbush, a brother Fred Carpenter of North Carolina, 4 grandchildren; Nicholas Stewart, Heidi, Frank and Brian Putallaz and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Jerry LaFlair, a daughter Geraldine Stewart and siblings Peter and Kenneth Carpenter, Thelma Skinner, Alice Viscome and BettyTabor.
A graveside service will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery on Friday, October 18, 2021 at 2:00pm. Arrangements are with the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie.