Normand A. Carpentier
WOONSOCKET - Normand A. Carpentier, 90, of Woonsocket, died Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Rita M. (Rainville) Carpentier, whom he married June 5, 1943. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Arthur and Celina (Pincince) Carpentier. He had lived in Cumberland for 58 years.
Normand was an Army veteran, serving in WWII. He was a machinist for the Taft-Pierce Manufacturing Company for many years, until his retirement. Normand was a member of the Cercle Laurier Club. He was an avid card player and especially enjoyed playing Pinochle. Normand enjoyed golfing and trips to the casino.
He leaves his son, Roger E. Carpentier, with whom he lived; two daughters, Marie C. Farrell and her husband Owen of Cumberland and Sandra C. Burlingame and her husband Bruce of No. Smithfield; his brother, Edward Carpentier of Woonsocket; six grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, Conrad Carpentier and his sister, Yvette Vadenais.
His funeral will be held Thursday, June 5, 2014 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. James Church, 33 Division St., Manville. Burial will follow in Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence. Calling hours are omitted. Arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cercle Laurier Scholarship Fund, 165 East School St., Woonsocket, RI 02895.