HOULTON – Hazel Mae Carpenter, 96, quietly ended a long and active life on Sept. 14, 2003, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She was born Hazel Pangburn, April 27,1907, in Woodstock, New Brunswick, the daughter of Ludlow and Maude (Bonner) Pangburn. Hazel moved to Ludlow as a child where she was raised by her aunt and uncle, Steve and Adelaide Taylor. After graduating from Ricker Classical Institute in Houlton, she moved to Haverhill, Mass., to pursue a nursing career. While in Haverhill, she married Charles “Red” Miller, and they had two daughters, Joyce and June. She later returned to Houlton and was married to Jasper Carpenter. Hazel traveled to Europe to visit her daughter, June’s family in the 1960s. After her husband’s death, she split her time between Haverhill and Shalimar, Fla., where she lived with her daughter, June and her family. While in Shalimar, she was active in the Eglin Catholic Chapel Community, where she was affectionately known as “Mom.” She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Carpenter, and her daughters, Joyce, Mrs. John Cronin and June, Mrs. Don Giroux, both of Haverhill, Mass. She was dearly loved by many friends and relatives, and is survived by nine nephews and nieces and six grandchildren. Graveside services and interment will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Rod Black officiating. Donations in her memory may be sent to Covenant Hospice, 101 Hart St., Niceville, FL 32578. A service of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton.