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David L. Carr1933 - 2017
David L. Carr, 84, formerly of Academy Street, passed away September 21, 2017 at the Samaritan Keep Home where he had been a resident since 2004.
Mr. Carr was born May 18, 1933 in Watertown, son of Gerald and Florence Alguire Carr. He attended Immaculate Heart Academy and graduated from Watertown High School in 1950.
Mr. Carr married Barbara Carpenter on February 28, 1953 at Holy Family Church with Reverend Albert Farrell officiating. Mrs. Carr died September 9, 2005.
He joined the United States Army and served from 1953 until 1955 during the Korean Conflict. After his honorable discharge he joined the United States Army Reserves until being honorably discharged in 1961.
After his service in the armed services, he was employed by Weston Electric as an equipment installer and then New York Telephone Company, now Verizon, retiring in 1989. Mr. Carr was a communicant of Holy Family Church, a member of the American Legion Post #61 and a member of AARP. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen (Calvin) Zecher, Maureen Carr, both of Watertown, a brother, Philip, Florida, one sister, Julie (Pom) Kokis, Maryland, eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Two son Matthew and Gerald, a brother Sherry and a granddaughter Eileen Carr, all died before him.
An hour of calling will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 beginning at 10 am at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. followed by an 11am funeral service at the funeral home with Reverend Steven Murray officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Precious Blood, 400 Pratt Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or to the Community Action Planning Council, 518 Davidson Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com
Condolences left by other guests:
My sincere condolences on your loss. I did not know David or the family personally however I have a few photos of David and his siblings when they were young. I also have photos of Gerald and Florence. I am related to the Deline family and Florence Alguire’s mom was a Blanche J. Deline Alguire, a sister to my grandfather Arthur G. N. Deline. In 2016 some photos were gifted to me. In the batch were several photos with Carr family members.I will be happy to share them with when the time is right. Again, my condolences on your loss. Respectfully, Tom LaClair, Clayton, New York.
By Thomas F LaClair on 09 21, 2017