Frances L. Carpenter

Frances L. (Henderson) Carpenter, age 98 of Painesville Twp, died on September 18, 2017 at her home. She was born on February 10, 1919 in Abbeville, SC to the late Thomas F. and Mary I. Henderson.


Frances worked in the cafeteria for Painesville Schools and Curtiss Industry in Eastlake until her retirement in 1984. She enjoyed gardening, working crossword puzzles, word searches, and watching sports.Frances was a member of the Painesville Church of the Brethren where she sang in the choir for many years, and the Lake County YMCA.


Survivors are her son, Dale Carpenter of Golden, CO; daughters, Patricia (Daniel) Salaciak of Concord, and Susan Briggs of Anchorage, AK; brother, Charles; sister, Betty Stewart; grandchildren, Brent Carpenter, Thomas Briggs, David Briggs, Aric Carpenter, Lisa Litle, Kevin Mendelson, and Sarah Scudder; and 15 great grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; and brothers, Olin, Jack, Robert, Clarence, Thomas, Walter, and Claude; and sister, Mary Tiller.


Visitation will be Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 4-6PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Painesville.