1934 – 2017
Pomfret – Thomas A. Charpentier, 82 of Pomfret, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, surrounded by his caring family, in his home. He was the loving husband and a noble caregiver to his wife, the late Nancy L. (Lucchesi) Charpentier. They were married on July 4th, 1959. Born in Wauregan, CT, he was the son of the late Alcide and Virginia (Larocque) Charpentier.
Thomas was a graduate of Plainfield High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in business from Bryant College (now known as Bryant University) in 1958. He also served in the Army National Guard. He worked for Citizen National Bank from 1961 to 1999 retiring as their Senior Vice President and Assistant Trust Officer. At the time of his death, he was employed as a bookkeeper for Abbott Spring Farm, a position he enjoyed for decades. He was a gifted horologist. In his younger years he was a horse enthusiast. He also enjoyed cooking, studying Algebra and was most recently “brushing up” on his French. His family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Day Kimball Hospice and the Home Instead Agency, especially their staff members Bob and Suzy.
Thomas was survived by his son, Christopher E. Charpentier; his daughter Melanie C. Charpentier; his nieces and nephews, Ellen Charpentier, Amy Knous, Regis Synnott, John Charpentier, Philip Charpentier, Thomas Delaney, Carol Pace, and Kathleen Richards. He was predeceased by his brothers, the late Philip Charpentier and his wife Catherine, John Charpentier and his wife Regis; his sister, Claire Delaney and her husband John; and his beloved quarter horse, Poncho.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Thomas’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Funeral services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Thomas’ memory may be made to the Hospice of N.E.CT, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.