Catherine Carpenter

Obituary of Catherine Carpenter

Catherine C. "Cathy" Carpenter, 60, Marion, died at 6:35 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2012 of pancreatic cancer. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Stanley W. Carpenter of Yonkers, New York and Kathryn (Elliott) Carpenter of Saginaw, Michigan.

Cathy graduated from Marion High School in 1969. She attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and earned an A.A. in Fine Arts at Columbia College. Her artwork has been exhibited and published, receiving awards and honors. Cathy worked at Blue Sky Graphics for fifteen years and has recently worked at Home Town Express.

Survivors include her twin sister, Christine Carpenter of Ashland, Oregon and her long term partner, Patrick Travis of Marion, Indiana. She will be sorely missed by her golden retriever "Rowdy" and her other dog, "Max".

Preceded in death by: father, Stanley Carpenter; mother, Kathryn Carpenter

Funeral Service: at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 20, 2012 at Gethsemane Episcopal Church, 111 E. Ninth St., Marion, Indiana with Father James Warnock officiating. Burial will be in Estates of Serenity, Marion.

Visitation: will be Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 2-6:00 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

Memorials may be directed to Cancer Services of Grant County, Tower Suites, 305 S. Norton Avenue, Marion, IN 46953.

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