NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – Cullen Scott Carpenter, 66, of Brownfield died April 4, at Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He coped well with diabetes, Type 1 for over 45 years.

He was born in Yonkers, N.Y., son of Herbert and Varian (Johnson) Carpenter, living in Tuckahoe, N.Y., for his boyhood. He graduated from Maine Township High School in Des Plains, Ill., in 1955, earned a BA in Biological Science from Colorado State University in 1961. While in college, he was an active member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, serving as an officer.

After graduation he worked at a fish hatchery in Nashua, N.H., for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He later moved to Dundee, Ill., and worked as a copy writer. Moving back to N.H., he worked as a copy writer for Yield House and as a driver for Cushman’s Bakery.

After moving to Brownfield, he took a job at White Mountain Bank where he worked from 1969-1991, leaving as vice president. He continued helping people get loans through his Burnt Meadow Mortgage Broker business in Brownfield.

He was very involved throughout his life in a variety of organizations. He was instrumental in beginning two Boy Scout troops. He served the town of Brownfield as Planning Board Chair, Selectman, member of Saco River Corridor Commission, and as Moderator for Brownfield Congregational Church. His generosity and genuine interest in people will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife Marlee Turner of Brownfield; his daughter, Sara Carpenter-Mollica and husband Phil of Rochester, N.H.; a son, Michael Scott Carpenter and his wife Lisa of Redmond, Wash.; his former wife, Barbara Carpenter of Fryeburg; and a niece, Gayle Sonstrom of Coventry, Conn.

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