Richard T. (Dick) Carpenter

March 29, 1959 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 61)

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Herkimer – Richard T. (Dick) Carpenter, 61, a long time Herkimer resident, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on Saturday October 31, 2020.

He was born March 29, 1959, in Utica, NY, the son of Richard N. and Kathleen (Vitale) Carpenter. Dick was a graduate of Herkimer High School, class of 1977.

Dick was last employed at the former Herb Philipson’s in Herkimer. At one time he worked at the former Vintage Spirits Liquor Store in Herkimer.

Dick was a loving and caring son, father and brother who enjoyed the quality time he spent with his family. In his leisure he was an avid NASCAR fan.

Survivors include his mother Kathleen; a son, Ryan Carpenter of Herkimer; a sister, Susan M. Carpenter of Poland; a brother, Jeffrey S. Carpenter, Esq. and wife Laura of Herkimer; and a nephew and niece, Noah and Lindsey Carpenter; an aunt, Teresa Bosomworth of Florida and an uncle, Robert Carpenter and wife Shirley of Saugerties.

He was pre-deceased by his father, Richard N. Carpenter on April 7, 2016

In keeping with Dick’s wishes, funeral services and burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, Herkimer, NY will be private and held at the convenience of his family.  Arrangements are under the caring guidance of the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, (next to NBT Bank), 527 E. Albany St., Herkimer, NY.

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