Mary F. Carpenter, 90, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 4:07 p.m., on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born on August 12, 1929, in Wabash, to the late Hubert and Lenore (King) Miller.
Mary was a 1947 graduate from Wabash High School. She married Lacy Carpenter on July 26, 1947. He passed away on December 10, 2016. Mary worked for many years at the City Meat Market. Mary loved sewing and quilting. She also loved playing cards, especially euchre.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Dianne (Craig) Pankop, of Seneca, South Carolina and Janice (Chris) Perkins of Council Bluffs, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Scott France, Brandon France, Ashley Pankop, Travis Carpenter, Courtney Steagall, Shelby Hirshburg, Nicole Carpenter, Joseph Perkins and Sydney James; 22 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Mary was preceded in death by one son, Terry Carpenter; one daughter, Karen France and one brother.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor David Phillips as the officiant. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash.
Visitation for family and friends will be one hour prior to the funeral service starting at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Meals on Wheels, 123 W. Hill Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992.
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