Joanne Elizabeth Carpenter, daughter of Pat and Joe Carpenter, of Port Washington, died on Feb. 13, 2007 at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn.
Joanne was born on Jan. 21, 1972. She grew up in Port Washington and worked at Whole Foods Market in Manhasset.
She is survived by her parents, her sister Jacqueline Ivory and her husband Chris and their two children, Cameron and Laurel, of Miami, FL.
Joanne resided in a group home in Port Washington which is run by Community Mainstreaming Associates. She was well-known throughout the community as a gentle, loving and happy young woman. Her family would like to thank everyone who touched her life and allowed her to become the person we all loved.
Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. A memorial service was held at the Congregational Church of Manhasset on Feb. 17. Donations in her name may be sent to Community Mainstreaming Associates, 99 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530 (352-7110).