CarpenterFIREFIGHTERCarpenter, L.F. “Bud”
Passed away peacefully on December 8, 2013 at the age of 89 years at Hotel Dieu Hospital. Beloved husband of 63 years to Theresa (nee Simard). Loving and devoted father to Wayne and wife Mary of Tecumseh; Lori Patterson and the  late Steven (2009) of Mississauga. Cherished grandpa to Michael and Sean Carpenter and Jeffrey and Kelly Patterson. Dear son of the late Evelyn (1967) and Frank (1981). Survived by his brother Elwood and wife June. Dear brother in law to Harvey Reaume, Bill Simard, and Marie Simard. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Bud was a Veteran of WWII having served from 1942 – 1945 in the Royal Canadian Navy on McNabs Island and aboard the corvette HMCS Kenogami. He retired from the Windsor Fire Department as District Chief after 35 years of dedicated service. Bud will be remembered for his love of travel, photography and anything electronic. He loved his winters in Florida and  his summers at the family cottage on Lake Erie. Special thanks to Dr. Henry Fortuna for his friendship and support, the nurses of Hotel Dieu 7 west and Dad’s PSW Ade Dawodu for their kindness and compassion . Resting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Banwell Chapel) 519-253-7234 11677 Tecumseh Rd. East on Wednesday December 11, 2013 from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Thursday December 12, 2013 at  1pm  in the Chapel under the auspices of the WVMC.  Cremation to follow.  As your expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society or to the Lung Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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