Jack Floyd Carpenter, 87, of Chenango Bridge passed away at Willow Point Nursing Home June 2, 2015 following a short illness. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Frances E. (Sini) Carpenter; and brothers, Edward and Burtis Carpenter. He is survived by his beloved children, Brian (Sue) Carpenter, Port Crane; Carla (Joseph) Hornberger, Palm City, FL; Anthony (Ann) Carpenter, Rochester; Christine (Eric) Rittenburg, Binghamton; Andrea Carpenter, Albany; his beloved grandchildren, Brennan and Lincoln Carpenter, Port Crane; Jesse Hornberger, Boston, MA; Caitlin (Tim) Papsidero, Pueblo, CO; Valerie Carpenter, Rochester; Dylan Rittenburg (Emily McGowan), Midland, TX; and Alexandra (Garret) Cade, Binghamton; his sister, Mary Raniewicz, Elmira; and many other relatives and friends. Jack was born on January 20, 1928, in Hornell, NY. After graduating from Hornell High School in 1946, he enlisted in the US Navy, completing basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois. He was on active duty from July 1946 to July 1948, serving on the USS Alcona. He served in the Naval Reserves from July 1948 to April 1953. Jack and Fran were married on November 26, 1949. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from The American Television Institute of Technology in Chicago, in October 1951. He retired in 1987 after 37 years as an aero-space engineer with Link Aviation, later Singer-Link. Jack was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and a past Worshipful Master at the Maine and Upper Lisle Lodges of Free and Accepted Masons. Jack was a great Dad, Grandpa, neighbor and friend. He will be sorely missed. A special thanks to the staff at the Willow Point Nursing Home for their tender and compassionate care. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 9th at 10am at St. Vincent DePauls Church, Vestal, NY. Interment will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 8th at William R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson from 4-7pm. A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted by the Main Lodge #399 at 6:45pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Shriners Hospital for Children at www.stjude.org.