Jacqueline R. Carpenter
CUMBERLAND - Jacqueline R. (Anderson) Carpenter, 79, formerly of Abbott Run Valley Road died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at North Bay Manor, Smithfield. She was married 38 years to the late Cumberland Police Captain Jesse F. Carpenter.
Born in Attleboro, MA, a daughter of the late Donald P. Anderson, Sr. and the late Lillian (Buxton) Anderson, she had lived in Cumberland for over 50 years. She had many interests including horses, camping, needlework, quilting and painting. She was a member of Quilting Clubs and the 4-H Club.
She worked as a pharmacy clerk at Chapel Pharmacy, Cumberland for 28 years. At the age of 62, she obtained her Commercial Driver's License and drove a school bus in Cumberland for several years before retiring.
She leaves one daughter, Cynthia M. Chabot and her husband, Alan of Cumberland; two sons, Jesse A. Carpenter of Florida and Douglas J. Carpenter of Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Joseph Chabot and his wife, Erin, Kimberly Barrows and her husband, Lou, Katie Carpenter and Kelly Carpenter; four great granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Donald P. Anderson, Jr., Roland Anderson, Wendall Anderson and Joyce Anderson.
The family is very grateful for the care she received at North Bay Manor, Smithfield.
Her funeral service will be held SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 at 11 A.M. at BELLOWS-FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Burial will be in Carpenter Cemetery, North Attleboro, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call FRIDAY 4-6 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Carpenter's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit
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