Cover photo for Frank Mason Carpenter's Obituary
Frank Mason Carpenter Profile Photo
1939 Frank 2020

Frank Mason Carpenter

July 30, 1939 — September 2, 2020

Frank Mason Carpenter, age 81, U.S. Airman First Class Veteran, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

Devoted father of Frank (Abigail), Stephen (Katjie), and Scott (Alexandra). Cherished Pop-Pop to Bobby and Geoffrey (Frank), and Lola, Vivien, and Rocco (Stephen). Dear brother to Bill (Doris), Flora "Peg", Jim (Shirley), Robert "Bob" (Linda), Nancy, Sally (Darrell), Elizabeth "Sugar" (Bill), Amy "Cookie," and John. Beloved Uncle to 35 nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his brothers Conrad (Jane), Phillip “Butch” (Peg), Jim (Shirley), and Verden “Joe” (Dee), and parents Frank M. and Ruth N. (Gruber) Carpenter.

Frank was born July 30, 1939 in Clear Spring Maryland. He resided most recently in Hagerstown, MD. After graduating from Clear Spring High School, Frank served four years in the U.S. Air Force as a Radar Maintenance Technician and rose to the rank of Airman First Class. During his tenure in the Air Force he received several awards, including Airman of the Month.

Frank was a proud Veteran and served as Commander of the Damascus American Legion Post 171, where he greatly enjoyed the fellowship.

Subsequent to his military service, his career in international sales took him around the world many times over. His International business experience provided him with the skills to develop a successful business of his own.

Although a successful businessman, the center of Frank’s life was his devotion to his grand family, and loyalty to his many friends. The list of people Frank has helped in life is too long to type. He was extremely generous and always looked out for the people he loved. He had a love for country music and Stained Glass Bluegrass, and was known to break into a jig from time to time.

He will be sorely missed, as his life was blessed, and fond memories of him will continue. Services will be provided by the Rest Haven Funeral Home with a Graveside services at 10:00 AM, Saturday, Sept 12, at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Foundation of Washington County for the Frank M. & Ruth N. Carpenter Family Scholarship Fund 37 S Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

To watch the Graveside service, please Copy & Paste into URL the link below:
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frank Mason Carpenter, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, September 11, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Saturday, September 12, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree