William A. Carpenter – Woonsocket

William A. Carpenter – Woonsocket

William A. Carpenter, 89, of Woonsocket, died June 16, 2017, in Bayberry Commons, Pascoag. He was the husband of the late Jean T. (Smith) Yarbough Carpenter. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Sam and Victoria (Makowski) Carpenter.

"Bill" Carpenter worked 24 years as a maintenance carpenter for Miller Electric Woonsocket, retiring in 1990, and was a part-time bartender for the Shamrock Café, Woonsocket for several years. He was formerly a member of the Kennedy Manor Social Club.

He is survived by his stepdaughter, Sheila J. Yarbough of Harrisville, R.I. He was the brother of the late Albert and Joseph Carpenter.

Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket.