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Barbara Ann Carpenter

May 26, 1934 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Barbara Carpenter Obituary

Barbara Ann Carpenter, age 89, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27th, 2023 surrounded by her family.

Born in 1934 in Wilmington, DE, Barbara was one of four children of the late William H. & Grace J. (Jones) Workman. She attended and graduated from Claymont High School, Class of 1952. After completing her education and marrying her husband, Frank, Barbara dedicated herself to being a devoted mother and wife, always putting her family first.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Frank B. Carpenter, Jr.; her daughter, Deborah A. Carpenter; her daughter-in-law, Karen G. Carpenter; and her sisters, Madeline E. Cummings, Martena W. Marvel, Gladys Saltzman.

She is survived by her children, Frank B. Carpenter III (Carmela M.), Susan Carpenter (Michael Roslan), and Chris W. Carpenter; her brother, William H. Workman, Jr.; her grandchildren, Alex, Ben, Clare, Jacqueline, Jason, Leslie, Taylor, Kyle, Shawn, Ashley; and her great-grandchildren, Elise, Lucas, Ryan, Adam, Clara, Henry, Michael, Harper, and Nico.

Barbara’s family would like to offer their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of Compassionate Care Hospice, especially Doug, Jessica and Jen.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 10-11AM at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. A funeral service will begin at 11AM. Interment to follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Barbara’s name to the National Audubon Society,

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December 1, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Interment following funeral service
December 1, 2023

Gracelawn Memorial Park
2220 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720


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