Fern A. Carr, 83

Fern A. Carr, 83, of Lancaster, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the Essa Flory Hospice Center. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Wanner Walters. Fern was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Carr in 1980.

She was a production worker in the watch making department at Hamilton Watch Co. and then Bulova, from where she retired. Fern enjoyed bowling and word puzzles. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Fern is survived by 3 children, Shirley A., wife of Richard J. Adair, Sr., Debra M. Bleacher and Robert L., husband of Jackie Carr, all of Lancaster, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, and her siblings Melvin, husband of Janet Walters and Beverly Kleeman. Fern’s sister Marian Lehman preceded her in death.

The Funeral will take place 11 AM, Friday, July 27, 2012, at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 414 E. King St., Lancaster, PA. The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM at the funeral home. Interment in Riverview Burial Park. Please omit flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661

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Sorry for your loss. No words ease the pain. Know that you are in our prayers .

Glassmyer Family

Dear Bob and family,
We are so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing.  You have our deepest sympathies and our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this difficult time.  May the many wonderful memories of your Mom help to lift you up and comfort you as time goes by. God bless and keep you in the coming days ahead.

In sympathy,
Pat & Deb Busser

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Fern at the Hempfield plant of Bulova. I remember when we had a retirement party for her and gave her a silver plated deburring tool! She was a great lady.

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