Robert W. Carr
Robert W. Carr. 94, of Sleepy Hollow in Rush Township passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Windy Hill Village, PSL in RD Philipsburg, PA.
He was the son of the late Clyde P. & Cora (Glotfelty) Carr, born on December 13, 1918 in McHenry, Maryland. He married Mary E. Carr on June 3, 1947 in Philipsburg, PA. She preceded him in death on May 20. 2000.
Mr. Carr was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA. He was a veteran of the Second World War; serving with the Army Air Corps. Robert was a Life Member of the AMVETS #0159 in Philipsburg, PA and a Live Member of the P.O. O Elks, #1173 in Philipsburg, PA. He was a member of the Greater Pennsylvania Regional Council of Carpenters for 45 years, Carpenters Union Local #950. He was an avid reader, he also enjoyed fishing and traveling.
Robert and his business partner, Elmer Schnarrs, owned and operated a building contracting company, Schnarrs & Car Contracting, in Philipsburg for over thirty-five years.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Carr was preceded in death by: an infant son; two sisters, Pearl Desso and Helen Metz; six brothers; Blaine, Boyd, Chester, Marlin, Joseph, and Luther Carr.
He is survived by: a son, Gerald R. Carr and his wife Kathleen M of RD Philipsburg, PA; a sister, June Minarchic of Philipsburg, PA; a nephew, Maynard Dean Carr of RD Philipsburg, whom Robert and his wife, Mary raised in their home; and a number of other nieces and nephews.
There will be no public visitation or funeral service. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, PA. Burial will be at the Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Windy Hill Village P.S. L., PO Box 551, 100 Dogwood Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866 or Holt Memorial Library, 17 N. Front Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com