Richard Carpenter, age 77, formerly of Moorestown, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Husband of the late Sally (nee Wagner). Father of David Carpenter and Laura Gordon. Grandfather of Kailie Gordon and Brianna Carpenter. Brother of Norman Carpenter and the late Milton Carpenter. Richard attended Temple University and Glassboro College (now Rowan) from 1959 to 1964 when he received his Masters of Education. He worked as a music and choral teacher for the West Deptford School District for almost 40 years, retiring in 2002. Dick was also a proud member of The Mendelsohn Club of Philadelphia from 1970 to 1978, often performing with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the direction of Eugene Ormandy.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial gathering on Wednesday, November 29th from 6-7pm at EICHEL FUNERAL HOME, 8323 Maple Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08109. PH (856) 662-1102. Memorial service at 7pm. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dick's name to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org/donate).