Caroline M. Carr, 90

Caroline M. Carr, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, December 2, 2011 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Catherine (Lawrence) Keppel.

Caroline worked at RCA between 1947 and 1955, for Shank’s Sporting Goods for about five or six years as a sales clerk, and at Hamilton Watch Co. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and taking them to the beach. She lived in Puerto Rico for a period of time and enjoyed traveling with her husband. She was a member of St. Andrews UCC in Lancaster.

She is survived by her children; Donald R. husband of Patricia A. Carr, of Wrightsville, Dawn M. Saurbaugh, of Lancaster, also surviving are five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Carr, Jr., and her sisters, Mary Snyder and Agnes Gouker.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 10:30AM from the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. Friends and family can view at the funeral home between 10 and 10:30AM. Interment in Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Caroline’s memory to St. Andrews UCC, 701 N. Lime Street, Lancaster, PA 17601 or St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512. To send the family online condolences please visit Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 560-5100

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Dear Dun and Patty, and Dawnie,
  We are truly saddened to hear of the recent passing of your Mom.  Your Mom was a fantastic person who touched the lives of us all.   Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this most difficult time.

Durk and Linda

Don and Patty –
I am sorry I am unable to be with you on Thursday to celebrate your Mother’s life.  She was an exceptionally good-natured person  and always made me smile.  Those who knew her, if only slightly, will always remember her beautiful smile and cheerful manner. 
My sincere condolences,
Sandy Brown

Sorry for your loss.My condolences,
Mitch Rineer

My condolences on the passing of your mother and grandmother. I have many fond memories of Nan and wish I could have been there with you today to remember her and celebrate her life.
Kathy Shaffer.

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