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William A. Carpenter

November 21, 1956 - Septembert 30, 2021


Elmira, New York

Date of Death:

September 30, 2021



Birth Date:

November 21, 1956

Birth Place:

Elmira, New York

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William A. Carpenter

William A. Carpenter, 64, of Elmira passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at home.

He was predeceased by Clifford and Dorothy Hurlburt Carpenter; and his sister, Georgia Carpenter.

Bill is survived by significant other of 25 years, Nancy Kelley; children, Shannon Unger of Hamburg, PA, Becky Carpenter of Elmira, Crystal Carpenter of PA, Martini Rivera of Elmira and Sean Kelley of Elmira; siblings, Buddy (Wanda) Carpenter of OR, Tina (Bob) Engleman of PA, Lynn Buck of Elmira, Rodie (Damon) Chalk of Elmira, Jodie (Chris) Oaks of Elmira; along with several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bill graduated class of 1974 from Elmira Free Academy and went into the United State Army.  He went on to work at Pennsylvania Steel in Hamburg, Pennsylvania till he retired in 2003.  Bill enjoyed woodworking, building things and riding his Harley.   

At Bill’s request there will be no services at this time.  The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  For those wishing to send a message of sympathy to William’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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