PLYMOUTH, Mass. Stephen Abbott Carpenter, 52, died on Sunday, May 23, 2021 after battling cancer. Stephen was born in Minneapolis on June 1, 1968, but considered Maine his childhood home and spent most summers there until his family returned.He attended Waynflete School in Portland and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he earned a BS in decision making and a constant love for coffee. He worked as a data architect, most recently at Convention Data Services in Bourne, MA. Stephen, a self-described hiker, recently noticed that by the age of 27 he had lived in 25 places. He gave up his nomadic lifestyle in 1994 when he met Jennifer, who would become his beloved wife in 1999. Stephen and Jennifer settled in Plymouth Mass. And had twin sons, Aaron and Michael, in 2011. After their birth, Stephen made it his life’s work to offer his sons as many adventures as possible, both far away and in their own neighborhood. Stephen loved traveling, interesting food, biking, quiet time with his family, and the Boston Celtics. His friends and family will always remember his deep baritone voice, joking manner, and love for ordering the strangest thing on any menu. Stephen is survived by his wife, Jennifer Moniz Carpenter, and their two sons, Aaron Christopher and Michael Quinn Carpenter. of Plymouth, Mass .; his parents Stephen Sparrell Carpenter and Janice Pachowsky Carpenter of Portland; his sister Katherine Carpenter, her husband Roo Dunn and their children Riley and Josephine Dunn from Bath; his father and mother-in-law Lawrence and Theresa Moniz of Raynham, Mass .; his brother and sister-in-law Matthew Moniz and Betsy Gillis of Hopkinton, Mass .; loving aunts, uncles; Cousins; and beloved friends too numerous to count. Family visiting hours are on June 6, between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM at the Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 373 Court Street, North Plymouth, Massachusetts (near Cordage Park), followed by a 2:00 PM memorial service. Online Guest Book Please visit http://www.cartmelldavis.com. Instead of flowers, the family is asking for donations to Dana Farber’s Friends or the South Shore Community Action Council’s Food Bank.
Obituary: Racheal L. (Soucy) Gola