Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Parr, Ella R. Curry 1865-1931 Hartwick Obituary

Parr, Ella R. Curry 1865-1931 Hartwick Obituary

Mrs. Ella R. Curry Parr
Dies at Home in Hartwick

Hartwick, Oct. 27---Mrs. Ella R. (Currie) Parr, beloved wife of John R. Parr, passed away at her home in this village this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Death was due to angina pectoris, from which she had suffered for the past seven years.
Mrs. Parr was born at Hartwick, November 26, 1865, the daughter of William and Ellen (Lough) Curry. She was united in marriage with John R. Parr, February 2, 1887. She was a member of the United Presbyterian church in Burlington when a young girl. About 30 years ago she joined the Baptist church in Hartwick. She was a most active and untiring worker in all departments of the church, and for several years taught the primary class of the Sunday school.
Surviving besides her husband are one daughter, Mrs. H. Millard Clark; one grandson, Mahlon Clark; one brother, John E. Curry; Two nieces, Mrs. Clifford Stoller and Mrs. Emily Bloomer; one nephew, Willard Curry, all of Hartwick; an aunt, Mrs. Mary Bowmaker of Oneonta, and several cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held from the family home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. George E. Youngs of Chenango Bridge,m a former pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church at Hartwick, and close friend of the family, assisted by Rev. George P. Kehrer, pastor of the Hartwick Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot of Hartwick cemetery.

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