HANOVER Kathleen A. Parr, 69, entered into God's eternal care Wednesday January 23, 2013, at Genesis Health Care, Gettysburg Center. She was the wife of Donald E. Parr to whom she was married 49 years. Born February 16, 1943, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Rhea May (Grove) Lawrence. Kathy was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, McSherrystown and a 1961 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. She was retired from the PA Department of Public Welfare and enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her granddaughter. Surviving, in addition to her husband is a son, Bart T. Parr and his wife, Beth of York; one granddaughter, Holly A. Parr; and two sisters, Angela Wolf and Susan Kijek. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 am Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown , with Rev. Lawrence W. Sherdel officiating. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown. Friends and relatives will be received Saturday from 10 a.m. till the time of the service. Contributions in memory of Kathy may be made to Guthrie Memorial Library, 301 Carlisle St., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences and memories may be shared at: www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Jan. 24, 2013