September 21, 2020

Geraldine M. (Knott) Carpenter

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Rehoboth – Geraldine M. (Knott) Carpenter, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen E. Carpenter. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Thomas, Sr. and Margaret (O’Brien) Knott.

Geraldine made her home in Rehoboth for over the past 50 years. She worked as a secretary for the Dighton-Rehoboth School District from which she retired several years ago. Geraldine was also a longtime member of the Rehoboth Ladies Lions Club and the Rehoboth PTSA. She enjoyed bowling and was a former member of several bowling leagues at EP Lanes in East Providence. Above all, Geraldine was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother, who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Geraldine leaves a daughter, Allison J. Boucher and her husband, Kevin, Sr. of Rehoboth; three grandchildren, Brittany-Lee, Noah and Kevin “KJ” Boucher; a brother, Adrian Knott and his wife, Christine; three nephews and one niece. She was the mother of the late Stephen Eric Carpenter and the sister the late Thomas Knott, Jr.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, September 5th, at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Ave. Seekonk, followed by interment at Seekonk Cemetery. VISITATION will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Due to current State of RI and Health Department restrictions, facial coverings and social distancing will be required. Upon arrival at the funeral home you will be directed to a parking space. Due to current State of RI and Health Department restrictions, facial coverings and social distancing will be required. Upon arrival at the funeral home you will be directed to a parking space. Due to occupancy restrictions, we ask that you remain inside your vehicle until an attendant usher directs you into the funeral home to offer brief condolences. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Hillside Adult Day Health Center, 50 Walton St., Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated. TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com

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