Bonnie Gay Cremen Carpenter, 72, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2023, in Forsyth County.
She was born on Saturday, April 14, 1951, in Blackwood, New Jersey, to the late Frank Cremen and Eleaner Irvin Cremen.
During her working career, Ms. Carpenter worked as a ceramist. Bonnie was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed doing crafts, crocheting, painting, sewing, wood cutouts, and gardening. Bonnie loved being a mom and grandparent. She cherished making memories and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Billy Carpenter; sister, Tyine; and two brothers-in-law, Joe and Tommy.
Those left to cherish the memories of Bonnie include her son, Duane Carpenter (Jess); daughters, Joy Merrill (Bill), Scarlet Hoiser (Stephen), and Shawn Sullivan (Billy Minter); daughter-in-law, Jenny Anderson; 11 grandchildren, Eric and Emily Merrill, Angelo Nico Carpenter, Giana and Gabriel Sincere Carpenter, Valentina Cortes, Gregory and Amy Mack, Roger Minter, and Anthony and Stephen Hoiser; great-grandchild, Hayden Tipton; and sisters, Terry Cremen Hunter, Peggy Cremen Bowman, Margaret E. Cremen, and Carol Kuhner.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be with the family.
The family will accept flowers and ask that red roses be sent or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 128 S Tryon St #1588, Charlotte, NC 28202.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.