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Memorial event for Norwich man

PUBLISHED: 15:15 21 January 2010 | UPDATED: 07:37 02 July 2010

Mark Carpenter pictured with his mother

Mark Carpenter pictured with his mother

Peter Walsh

Family and friends of a former Norfolk and Norwich Hospital worker who died from brain haemorrhage at his home in New Zealand are to be given the chance to celebrate his life.

Peter Walsh

Family and friends of a former Norfolk and Norwich Hospital worker who died from brain haemorrhage at his home in New Zealand are to be given the chance to celebrate his life.

Earlier this month the Evening News reported how Mark Carpenter, 40, died at his home in Wellington on New Year's Eve after going to bed and taking some painkillers for a headache.

Mr Carpenter, a former City of Norwich school pupil worked as an anaesthetist at the old N&N and new Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital before moving to New Zealand about seven years ago.

Hundreds of people attended a funeral service for Mr Carpenter in Wellington on Saturdaybut a celebration of his life is to be held at Riley's Snooker Club, in Magdalen Street, Norwich on January 31 from 3pm onwards. All who knew him are welcome to attend.


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