Richard H. Carpentier
Richard H. "Dick" Carpentier of North Farm Road in Chazy passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., following a short illness.
He was born Sept. 22, 1941, in Plattsburgh, the son of Marcel and Anita (Lambert) Carpentier. Dick graduated from Chazy Central Rural School in 1961. He married Barbara Laramie on July 28, 1962, at Sacred Heart Church in Chazy. Dick had a passion for fire service. He was an active member of the Chazy Volunteer Fire Department until his death. On October 30th, he would have been a 60 year member. He was past Fire Chief, past Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Chazy Fire District and a two time Fireman of the Year. Dick helped run Dick's Lunch in Chazy while in high school, then worked for Sheridan/Harris for 26 years, followed by 28 years at Giroux Poultry. Dick loved history, reading and genealogy.
He is survived by his son, Todd, of Chazy. Dick was predeceased by his parents; wife Barbara; and son, Terry.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Chazy. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, at which time, Dick will receive his final ride on the 1934 Buffalo. Memorial donations may be made to the Chazy Volunteer Fire Department.
Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11 in Mooers. To offer an online condolence, please visit
Published on September 17, 2019


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2 posts

Aaron Tromblee
Sep 18, 2019
Very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad Todd.
Martin Bechard
Sep 17, 2019
Sorry for your loss Todd. I worked with him at Harris, and spent many an hour with him at fires. He will be remembered for the fine man he was.