Suzette B . Carpenito

Published 2:42 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018

COURTLAND — Suzette Bunch Carpenito, 80, passed away with her family by her side in Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital on April 24, 2018.

She was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, to the late Thomas Waverly and Virginia Rickettes Bunch. She was also predeceased by her husband, Pat Luis Carpenito, and daughter, Kelly Carpenito Makoske.

Suzette was secretary to the sheriff of Southampton County for 29 years, and a faithful member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Left to cherish her memory are her three daughters, Lisa Carpenito (Todd Patriquin,) Stacey Carpenito and Toni Carpenito (Eric Fedowitz;) a sister, Gail Camp; three grandchildren Kendall Belleville, Reed Fedowitz and Dane Fedowitz; and nieces and nephews.

The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, in Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. James W. Browder III.

The reception will follow in the fellowship hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.