Robert Hirsh Carpenter, formerly of Chesterton, passed away at Canterbury
Place in Valparaiso on January 4, 2008 due to complications of Alzheimerís
disease. He was 76.
He was born July 7, 1931 in Gary.
Robert is survived by his wife, Joan, of Valparaiso; two daughters, Valerie
Malone, of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Lee Ann Benton, of Valparaiso; a son, Chris
Carpenter, of La Porte; a host of loving grandchildren; and brother, Charles
Carpenter, of Highland.
Bob was a Jack of all trades, was a member of Pipe Fitterís Local 597 and
owned Dunes Heating & Air-conditioning in Miller. In July, 2007, Canterbury
Place residents and staff celebrated Robertís 55th wedding anniversary to his
A private memorial took place on Sunday afternoon, January 6.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Elm Ridge Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimerís Association, 15
Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383 (464-9600).