Resolution J337-2013

Mourning the death of Lynn B. Carpenter, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community



  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION mourning the death of Lynn B. Carpenter, distin-
guished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body  to  pay  tribute  to
citizens  of  the  State  of  New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, Lynn B. Carpenter of Binghamton, New  York  died  on  Sunday,
October 28, 2012, at the age of 90; and
  WHEREAS, A decorated United States Army veteran, Lynn B. Carpenter was
a  member  of the 18th Infantry Regiment Of The Infantry Division in the
European Theatre during World War II; he was honored to be part  of  the
Big Red 1; and
  WHEREAS, Lynn B. Carpenter distinguished himself in his profession and
by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the welfare of
his community; and
  WHEREAS,  Lynn  B.  Carpenter worked as a self-employed carpenter, and
security officer for Vail-Ballou Manufacturing; and
  WHEREAS, Lynn B. Carpenter's commitment to excellence, and his  spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including char-
itable and civic endeavors; and
  WHEREAS,  A  valued  and  involved  member  of  his community, Lynn B.
Carpenter was a Boy Scout Leader, founding member of the Town  Of  Bing-
hamton  Rifle  and Pistol Club, Pierce Creek Community Association, Town
Of Binghamton Volunteer Fire Company,  Veterans  Of  Foreign  Wars  Post
1611, and Broome County Veterans Memorial Association; and
  WHEREAS,  Predeceased  by his wife Mary, sister June, and great-grand-
daughter Shontae, Lynn B. Carpenter is survived by his  children,  Terry
(Marilyn  Clark),  Linda  Caviness,  Dale  (Ani),  Wayne (Patty), Debbie
(Greg) Martinez, Nancy  (David)  Minster,  Cheryl  (Mike  Lanuti),  Jill
(Dave)  Francis;  grandchildren  Tod,  Nichole, Crystal (Jessica), Jodie
(Joshua), Curtis (Courtney), Colene, Christian (Brandon), Staci  (Mike),
Sarah  E.  (Tim), Sarah A., Kim (Adam), Holly (Scott), Andrew (Heather),
Terry, Hannah, Bethany; great-grandchildren Devan, Ariana, Joshua, Ange-
lina, Taylor, Bryant, Carter, Alexander, Dakota,  Joel,  Gabriel,  Liam,
Demitri,  Elias,  Colston, Shane, plus two more on the way; sister Betty
(Harry) Urban; and many nieces and nephews; and
  WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued  with  a  sense  of
compassion,  Lynn  B.  Carpenter  leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
mourn  the death of Lynn B. Carpenter, distinguished citizen and devoted
member of his community; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Lynn B. Carpenter.


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