Donald William Charpentier

May 14, 1924September 13, 2013

May 14, 1924 – September 13, 2013

Don served in the U.S. Military for 34 years. He was first a U.S. Marine and then served in the Air Force, retiring from active duty May 1, 1984.

Don was a resident of April Sound in Montgomery for 18 years and loved living here and called Texas home. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and volunteered with St. Vincent de Paul, an organization dear to his heart, for many years. He was a Knights of Columbus member and a Grand Knight and founder of the council in Tioga, Louisiana. Don was always a devout man and his faith and church were a big part of his life.

Don was a veteran of WWII and was at battle at Tarawa, one of the bloodiest of the Pacific, helping with retaking that island for our enemies.

He was a golfer, a gardener and a good man. He volunteered to help those in need from the day he retired till he became ill just recently. Everyone whose life he touched loved him.

Don was a wonderful and caring husband to his wife, Elizabeth Charpentier of Montgomery, Tx. He is also survived by 5 children and 2 step-daughters: Gary Charpentier, Fl.; Jeff Charpentier, Wa.; Sandra Galvin, Donna Green and Debra Charpentier, Boston, Mass.; his step-daughters are Julane Andries, Ca. and Shirley Ingle, Tn. 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive him.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM Monday, September 16, 2013 in the Sacred Heart Church, Conroe. Visitation will be prior to the Funeral Mass from 9 AM – 11 AM, also in the Sacred Heart Church.


  • Visitation Monday, September 16, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Monday, September 16, 2013

Donald William Charpentier

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Colonel Barett Byrd, USMC Ret.

September 18, 2013

Godspeed Patriot. Your duty on this earth is done. Take your place alongside your Brothers-in-Arms and our Father. Semper Fidelis!

September 16, 2013

Mrs. Liz,
We will miss Mr. Don deeply and want you to
know there is nothing Darrell, Lance or Myself
won't do for You. Please know You are not alone and
we send prayers, blessings and a lot of hugs to You and Buddy
and your family. May God heal your hearts and help you through this difficult time and may Mr. Don's soul rest in peace and his memory stay in our hearts.
Darrell, Leigh, Lance

September 16, 2013

Liz and family, it is with a heavy heart that I heard of the passing of a good friend, Don. Please know that you are all in thoughts and prayers at this great time of sorrow.

Roland Metrejean

John Gagnard

September 16, 2013

We were deeply saddened to hear of Don's passing. We have great memories of you two when you lived here in Tioga. We miss you guys and know that Don is in heaven with our Lord. You have our sincere condolonces.
John and Jaune' Gagnard

September 15, 2013

To the family and friends of Mr. Donald, May God give u peace during this time. I didn't know him, but he served this great country with his life, and for that I'm grateful for his brave aervice.. Rip

September 15, 2013

Aunt Betty, children and step childen Phillis and Shirley; we are so deeply saddened to learn of your loss. Uncle Don was a faithful servant of his church and God. May he reap his eternal rewards in heaven. May his soul rest in peace and may the perpetual light shine on him. I will pray for his soul and for God's comfort upon each of you. God bless you all during this time and in the future. John Wesley Andries and Faye Andries