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John E. Carpenter
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“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Jack Carpenter.Sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Danita Bemis - Dekalb, IL

“To the family of Jack Carpenter, I met Jack shortly after I moved to DeKalb many years ago. He graciously welcomed me to the community. Jack was...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Danita Bemis - Dekalb, IL


3 of 15 | Posted by: Ben Feole

“Jack was a great friend through St. Marys and DTHS, I am so sorry he is gone and know he will be missed. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Hoffman - Santa Maria, CA

“Jack and I were classmates and close friends at St. Mary's and at DeKalb High School. While our contacts since then have been confined to reunions...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Hoffman - Santa Maria, CA

“Jack and I were close friends throughout the years at St. Mary's and DeKalb High School. While our contacts since have been confined to reunions and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Hoffman - Santa Maria, CA

“Carpenter Family..We are so sorry for your loss.Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Dj Bhatt - Dekalb, IL

“Dear Dottie and family,My deepest sympathy with the loss of Jack.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Carol MassierMesa, AZ ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Massier - Mesa, AZ

“This absolutely breaks my heart. I truly enjoyed working with Jack in therapy. Prayers for healing and comfort during this tragedy for his wife and...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Natalie

“With Deepest Sympathy ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Ken Kamm - DeKalb, IL

“Deepest condolences to the entire Carpenter family!Bob and Marilou Smith and Family ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Carpenter Family,Our deepest sympathy on Jack's passing.Many fond memories over the years.The Milner Family ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers & sympathy from an old St. Mary's & DTHS friend. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy Rozycki-Rauhut - Chicago, IL

“John is now in God's arms, safe a given rest from his labor here on earth ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Timothy Forrester - New Albany, IN

“May he rest in peace. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Harv Newquist - Scottsdale, AZ


John was born on August 11, 1933 and passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

John was a resident of DeKalb, Illinois at the time of passing.

Jack graduated from DeKalb High School in 1951, where he was the lead scorer on the basketball team and voted Most Valuable Player.

Jack served in the United States Army, earning the rank of Captain.

Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church in DeKalb. Burial will be immediately following the service at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in DeKalb. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 4:00pm-8:00pm with a wake service at 7:30pm at Finch Funeral Home in DeKalb. Arrangements were entrusted to Finch Funeral Home, 310 Oak St. DeKalb, IL 60115 815-758-3841. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM FINCH FUNERAL HOME 310 OAK ST DE KALB, Illinois 60115 Prayer Service Tuesday, March 13, 2018 7:30 PM FINCH FUNERAL HOME 310 OAK ST DE KALB, Illinois 60115 Wednesday, March 14, 2018 10:30 AM St. Mary Catholic Church 329 Pine St. DeKalb, IL 60115.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

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