CARR: Mrs. Jean Erma Marie (nee Strathdee) Carr, of St. Thomas, Ontario
CARR, Mrs. Jean Erma Marie (nee Strathdee) of Metcalfe Gardens, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at the St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital on January 26, 2015, in her 91st year. Loving wife of the late Thomas E. “Tom” Carr (1973). Devoted mother of the late Keith Carr (1982) (Ann) and their children: Shauna Carr (Lou Sprenger) and Heather Carr-Olmstead (Ron); Barbara Brown (Gerry) and their children: Kim Kelly (Mike) and Kevin Brown (Lisa); Marion Spicer (Hank Westra) and her children: the late Tammy Spicer (1970), Becky Clinton (Brad) and Dan Spicer (Sarah); the late Bob Carr (2011) (Barbara) and their children: Marcia Carr and Tom Carr (Sheena); Judy Milne (Peter) and their children: Scott Milne and Jenny Milne. Dear sister of Inez Roberton and Norma Telford. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Marshall, Bessie Heaslip, Helen Walz, Vera Bragg, Evelyn Kerslake, Esther Rumble (Bryant), and by her brother Jim Strathdee. Proud “GG Carr” of 12 great grandchildren and loving “Aunt Jean” to dozens of nieces and nephews. Born and raised near St. Marys, ON, Jean and her husband Tom moved to the Shedden area in 1958. She was a longtime member of Knox Presbyterian Church, and a 1989 retiree from the staff of Alma College, St. Thomas. Jean was an active member of the Metcalfe Gardens community since 2011. Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Thursday, January 29th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St., St. Thomas on Friday, January 30th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Shedden Cemetery at a later date. To honour Jean’s memory, memorial donations may be made to the Knox Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or to the charity of choice.