Patrick Leonard Carpenter

09/30/2014 12:16 PM |

Patrick Leonard Carpenter, 78, of Southold passed away peacefully Sept. 23 in Greenport. 

Patrick was born June 10, 1936 in Far Rockaway. After graduating from Richmond Hill High School in 1955, he served four years in the U.S. Army. Patrick later enrolled in Manhattan College where he received his Bacheleor of Science degree in biology. He received his Masters in Education at CW Post.

While teaching biology at Hicksville High School, Patrick met his wife, Lynne Breining, a school colleague. The two were married in the summer of ‘77 at Patrick’s summer home in Southold.

Patrick was fond of the U.S. Army, Corvettes, hunting and most of all, the history of World War II.

He is survived by his wife Lynne; his son, Patrick; his daughter, Jean and two grandchildren, William and Alisa.

A memorial service in his honor will be scheduled at a later date.

Donations in his name to American Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.