1935 – 2016
Pomfret – Nancy (Lucchesi) Charpentier, 81, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Thomas A. Charpentier for 57 years. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Elside and Domenica (Prosperi) Lucchesi.
Mrs. Charpentier was a graduate of Putnam High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the former Annhurst College in Woodstock, CT and taught 5th grade for Killingly Central School prior to getting married. She taught CCD Class at Holy Trinity and volunteered at the annual church bazaars. Throughout her life, she reminisced of joyful times spent with family at the Lucchesi Fruit and Gourmet Store. She was a proud first generation American and always felt eternally grateful to be an American. She enjoyed lighthouses and spending time at the ocean. She was an avid Red Sox fan and was a lover of cats.
In addition to her husband Thomas, Nancy is survived by her son, Christopher E. Charpentier; and her daughter, Melanie C. Charpentier.
Funeral services were private and under the direction of the Gilman Funeral Home. Memorial Donations may be made to P.A.W.S. P.O. Box 248, Eastford CT, 06242 or to Hospice of Northeastern CT, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.