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Donald Carpenter

(24 Oct 1923 - 26 Sep 1988)

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Donald Carpenter

Mae S. Melick Elizabeth Fisher Knoble

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Dorothy Carpenter
Donald Carpenter


The Express, Tuesday, September 27, 1988, page
Donald Carpenter, Ex-Head of I-R's West Easton Plant
Doanld V. Carpenter, 64, of 401 New Bruswick Ave. in Shimer Manor, Pohatcong Township, N.J., died Monday at Warren Hospital shortly after admission.

He had been plant manager of the Ingersoll-Rand Co. West Easton plant for 30 years. From 1974 until his disability retirement in 1981, he was purchasing agent for the Cameron Pump Division of Ingersoll-Rand in Phillipsburg.

He joined the company in 1941 as an assembler and fabricator at the West Easton plant. Following three years of service in the Marine Corps, he returned in 1947 and served successively as cutting and preparation foreman, assembly foreman and manger of production.

Born Oct 24, 1923, in Phillispburg, he was a son of the late Harry and Elzabeth Knoble Carpenter. Her resided in the area all his life.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Phillipsburg, and Bethlehem Lodge 140, F&AM, of Phillipsburg.

Mr. Carpenter was a 1941 graduate of Phillipsburg High School where he served as captain of the football team in his senior year. He also attended Lafayette College.

He served as a sergeant in the First Marine Division during World War II in the Pacific Theather.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mae S. Melick,; two sons, a daughter, and four granchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Rupell Funeral Home in Phillipsburg. Interment will be in St. James Lutheran Cemetery in Greenwich Townshp, N.J.

Last Updated on: April 29, 2007

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.