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Mary Carpenter receives hundreds of birthday cards in celebration of her 106th birthday on March 25.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Mary Carpenter received so many cards in celebration of her 106th birthday, she has yet to find the time to open and read them all. The cards were an outpouring of love and best wishes from the Rockford community and her Rockford United Methodist Church family. Best of all, an […]

Tiger fan celebrates 106th birthday

Mary Carpenter gives us all a goal to work toward as she nears her 106th birthday.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL As you read this article, you will, in part, be celebrating lifelong Rockford resident Mary Carpenter’s 106th birthday. Mary Dunn Carpenter, born in 1904, will be an amazing 106 years old on Thursday, March 25. Now residing at Bishop Hills Elder Care Community, Mary has vivid memories of her life […]

Thank You

I would like to thank all the members of my family, the Rockford Methodist Church and the seniors at the Blythefield Home, for the many, many cards, presents and flowers you sent me for my (105th) birthday. It was my best birthday. Thank you so much, Mary Carpenter

Rockford resident celebrates 105th birthday

Childhood photo.

The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Mary Carpenter, who celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday, March 25. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card (belated is fine).  Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd. #28, Rockford, MI 49341. The Rockford Squire also wonders […]