The family of Sam (Red) Carpenter are saddened to announce his passing at the Credit Valley Hospital on March 24, 2021at the age of 91. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 66 years, Anne (Van Wart), and his daughters, Patricia Eastman (Bob) and Jill van Veen (Andy). Sam was the devoted and much loved grandfather of Adam (Rachelle) and Tom Eastman, and of Megan and Erin van Veen. In recent years, he had celebrated the birth of two great-granddaughters, Avery and Kinsley Eastman. Sam will also be missed by his sister Barbara Faulkner and niece Kate St. Aubin as well as many friends.
Born in Montreal, Sam graduated from West Hill High School, The Royal Canadian Naval College, Royal Roads and McGill University. He was a Chartered Accountant working in Montreal, Vancouver, and Toronto.
Sam enjoyed sailing, spending time with friends and family, computing, and traveling - especially annual family trips to Kennebunkport, Maine. He will be remembered for his sharp wit and enjoyment of discussions of current events.
The family would like to thank the staff of Amica Erin Mills and CBI Home Health for the care provided during Sam’s final years as well as the staff of the Credit Valley Hospital for caring for him in his final days.
Due to pandemic restrictions, a private family memorial is being scheduled.
Donations in Sam’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice.