Carr, Joseph E.
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Newark: Joseph Edward Carr, 88, died on Thursday (March 20, 2014) at the Wayne County Nursing Home. Mr. Carr was born on August 17, 1925 in Syracuse, the son of Joseph E. and Jean Benson Carr, Sr. During World War II, he served in the US Navy as a gunner on a patrol bomber in the Pacific Theater. Joe returned to school after the war and graduated from New York State University at Oswego. He taught at the Forman Center, BOCES in Fairport for 23 years, retiring in 1988. Joe loved teaching and working with his students as he taught them auto repairs. He was a member of the Newark Fire Department and life member of both the August Mauer American Legion and Arcadia Memorial Post VFW. Joe was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hiking, camping and traveling.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Joyce; his daughters, Charlotte (Peter) Fowles and Susan (Charles) Camp, both of Newark; a son, Guy (Laurene) of Rochester; four grandchildren, Mark & Shelly Kress, Perry Gay & Mindy Riley; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Beverly (Don) Van Hoover, John (Barbara), Charlotte (Thomas) Damick, Robert (Rita), Donald (Lois), Margaret (Norman) Percy, Timothy and Charles; many nieces & nephews. Joe was predeceased by his brother Richard, sisters, Jean Carr, Mary Wadelle, Catherine Pellicano and Barbara Mock.
Friends may call from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 PM on Thursday (March 27th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller St., Newark. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday (March 28th). Burial will be in Sampson Veteran Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorials in his name may be made to Oasis Adaptive Sports @ Arcadia Memorial Post VFW, 225 East Union St., Newark, NY, 14513. www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com
Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home
127 E Miller St
Newark, NY 14513
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Mar. 23, 2014