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Obituary of Walter A. CARPENTER

Walter A. CARPENTER, 57, of Gold, PA, died Friday, July 5, 2019 in his home with his wife and dogs at his side.  


Born September 25, 1961, in Wellsville, NY, he was the son of Mark L. and Eileen Johnston Carpenter.  


On July 2, 1994, in Gold, he married the former Rose M. Wilde, who survives. 


A graduate of Coudersport High School, he was employed by Westfield Tanning Company from 1984 – 2003 and as a waste water treatment operator by Coudersport Borough since 2003.  


Surviving besides his wife, Rose, are:  his mother, Eileen Carpenter of Hebron Center;  two daughters, Jessica (Brandon) Fuhrer of Knoxville and Courtney (Ray) Madison of Elmer;  seven grandchildren, Bryson Fuhrer, Dylan Madison, Alexandria Fuhrer, Jeremy Fuhrer, Bailee Madison, Isaiah Fuhrer, and Stephen Carpenter;  five siblings, William “Bill” Carpenter of Coudersport, Andrew Carpenter of Olean, Marleen Majot of Coudersport, Roger (Betsy) Carpenter of Jamestown, NY, and Raymond (Angela) Carpenter of Shinglehouse;  nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his father.  


Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM, with a Memorial Service following at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Frank Mickle will officiate. 


Memorials may be made to the Kevin Guest House at or the Patterson Cancer Center, c/o UPMC Cole, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.  


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