Everett Elverton Carr, age 97, of Ripley, N.Y., passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on May 29, 1915, son of the late John and Ester Westerlund Carr. A resident of Ripley for over 13 years, Everett had been employed at Food Marketers Cold Storage, in Chicago, Ill., until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Everett enjoyed woodworking and was a member of the American Legion in Ripley, N.Y. Everett is survived by his daughter, Marie Carr of Ripley, N.Y.; a sister, Lorraine Luce; three grandchildren, Diane Brown of Chicago, Ill., Daniel Brown of Marion, Ind., and David Brown of Elkhart, Ind.; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and close friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Velma R. Akin Carr; a son Kirk, who died shortly after birth; and two daughters, Helen Carr and Virginia Brown. No calling hours will be held and the funeral service will be private. Interment will be in Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made, in his name, to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 135 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16504. Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 17, 2013