Alvin F. "Paw-Paw" Durr Sr. joined his wife and son in eternal rest on Thursday June 13, 2013 at 6:52 p.m. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary Gallagher Durr. Loving father of Alvin Durr Jr. and Kevin Durr Sr. and the late Brian G. Durr. Proud father-in-law of the loving daughter he never had, Donna Barthel Durr. Devoted grandfather of Kevin Durr Jr. Son of the late Florence Ulmer and Benjamin Durr. Brother of the late Mervin and Everett Durr and Florence Collins. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and his pet companions, Brees and Beaux. Mr. Durr was a retired Optician, his passion was following his grandson Kevin's sports activities at Harahan Playground and Holy Cross High School. He will always be loved and remembered by all who knew him. Aged 83 years, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of River Ridge, Louisiana for the past 20 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie, Louisiana on Wednesday afternoon June 19, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until time of services. Online guest registry available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 14 to June 19, 2013