Steven D. Carpenter

  • Born: November 16, 1956
  • Died: August 12, 2021
  • Location: Kingston, New Hampshire

Robinson Funeral Home

809 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Tel. (781) 665-1900

Tribute & Message From The Family

Steven D. Carpenter of Kingston, New Hampshire, and formerly of North Andover, passed away unexpectedly at his home on August 12, 2021. He was 64.

Born in Melrose on November 16, 1956, Steven is one of six children of the late Donald L. and Nancy Fay (Habblitz) Carpenter. He grew up in Malden graduating from Malden High School where he exceled in Athletics. He played Baseball, Football, and Basketball. He continued playing sports throughout his life.

Steven served honorably in the United Sates Army. Upon returning state side, he worked in several trades before joining the Malden Fire Department. He transferred to North Andover Fire Department where he would eventually retire. He loved being a firefighter. It really was his whole life.

A kind and caring person, Steven loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was especially happy in nature or surrounded by simplicity.

Steven's kindness and caring nature will be dearly missed.

Steven was the devoted father Steven D. Carpenter, Jr. of Charlestown, and Michael F. Carpenter and his wife Lindsay of Haverhill. Dear brother of Diane C. Jones of Malden, Kathryn J. Goddard of Malden, David C. Carpenter of Malden, Ronald Carpenter of Mashpee, and James L. Carpenter of Malden. Cherished grandfather of Alyxis, Hannah, Madelynn, and Charlotte Carpenter.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather during visiting hours at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Saturday, August 21 from 9-11am, and for his Funeral Service celebrated at 11am. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sincerest condolences to Steve's family. Steve you will be missed. You were are happy teammate in jr high school and high school. You excelled at every position and were consistently one of the best all around athletes on the field. You were a fun and humble guy and we wish you all the best in your next stage.

Posted by Jack Freker - Miami Beach, FL - Friend   August 22, 2021

To Steven and Michael and the entire Carpenter family my condolences on the passing of Steve. I worked with him at the NAFD. Great firefighter, and friend. Miss his laughter.Too many stories to be told. Rest In Peace Brother
Rich Bradley (Ret)

Posted by Richard Bradley - Lawrence, MA - Coworker   August 21, 2021

I was a neighbor of Steve (Carpy)in North Andover. He was a good neighbor with a fun sense of humor. I will remember Steve for all the good things he did. Rest In Peace ☮

Posted by Peggy Hatem - Friend   August 19, 2021

My condolences to you and your family. He sounds like a wonderful person.

Posted by Lori Conte Conte - Merrimac, MA   August 18, 2021

I'm so sorry and saddened to hear of Steve's passing. He will be missed by all the NAFD and FD retirees, in addition to all others who knew him.
My heart goes out to the family in this time of grief. I hope comfort comes to you from many sources- including the places and the people he loved, good stories and memories, nature and extended family, and the brotherhood that he dedicated his life to.
My prayerful condolences,
Rev. Lee Bluemel
NAFD chaplain

Posted by Lee Bluemel - North Andover, MA   August 17, 2021

Sorry for your loss buddy

Posted by Michael Arnold - Derry, NH - Friend   August 17, 2021

My dear uncle, you will be so you uncle steve

Posted by Valerie Sweatt - Raleigh, NC - Family   August 17, 2021

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