Mary A. Farr
Mary A. Farr, 104, of the Rouse Home in Youngsville, Pa., formerly of Canterbury Court, Warren, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
Mary was born Sept. 17, 1908, in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada, and lived most of her life in Warren. She was employed at the former Anderson’s Bakery in Warren for 34 years, and at Kresge’s in Warren for 14 years, retiring in 1979. Mary has been an active member in the Warren Wesleyan Church since 1933.
Mary enjoyed baking, crocheting, and was well-known for her talent mak-ing Ukranian Easter eggs. Mary especially loved her family and will be missed by all.
She is survived by two sons: David Farr and his wife, Loretta, Youngsville, Pa., and William Farr and his wife Jo Ann, Falconer, N.Y.; one sister, Kathrin Wilcox, Edmonton, Alber-ta, Canada; five grandchil-dren; five great-grandchil-dren; two great-great-gran-dchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death in 1959 by her husband, Jacob Farr; three brothers: John, Frank and Matthew; two sisters: Julia and Helen; and a grandson, David Farr.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Peterson – Blick Funeral Home Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, Pa., and on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Warren Wesleyan Church, 602 Fourth Ave., Warren, Pa., for one hour prior to the funeral service to be held there at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Carle D. Moore, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warren.
The family suggests memorials may be made to The David C. Cook Global Mission, P.O. Box 36720, Colorado Springs, CO, 80936-3672; or the Warren Wesleyan Church, 602 Fourth Ave., Warren, PA 16365
Those wishing to leave condolences may do so by visiting www.peterson-blickfuneralhome.com.