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Douglas M. "Skip" CARPENTER

June 15, 1942 — March 27, 2020

Douglas M. “Skip” CARPENTER, 77, of Harrison Valley, PA, died Friday, March 27, 2020 in his home.

Born June 15, 1942, in Ulysses, he was the son of Monroe Martin and Gertrude Mitchell Carpenter.

In November of 1970, he married the former Marjorie L. Moshier Mesler, who predeceased him on November 7, 1988.

He was employed by Woodcraft in Ulysses.

Surviving are:  eight step-children, Bradley J. Mesler, Kenneth A. Mesler, Steven O. Mesler, Barry J. Mesler, Brody J. Mesler, Michael R. Mesler, Bonnie J. Mesler, and Georgia Jean Mesler;  many grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  three sisters, Norma Cobb Nichols of Coudersport, Laura (Charles) Nelson of Genesee, and Beverly J. Lehman of Ulysses;  a brother, James (Ruth) Carpenter of Carbondale; nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three brothers, Leonard C. Carpenter, Robert I. Carpenter, and Monroe Seldon Carpenter;  and two sisters, Bonita Anne Carpenter and Neva Hardy Stockstill.

Honoring his wishes, there will be no service.  Cremation was at Olney-Foust Crematory.  Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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