Obituary: Norman E. Carr Sr.

W hitehall-Norman E. Carr Sr., 81, of County Route 9, Whitehall, passed away peacefully at his 

home Monday November 26, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Born July 11, 1937, he was the son of the late Cyrill and Anna Carr of Port Henry NY.

Following graduation from Port Henry Central School, class of 1957, Norman joined the United States Air Force in 1958 serving our country until his honorable discharge in 1962.  On April 15, 1967 Norman married Jean M. Redmond.

Norman was employed with International Paper Mill of Ticonderoga for 37 years and retired in 1999.  He also was a member of the band Shadow Five along with his two brothers. He enjoyed his retirement by camping and fishing up at Port Henry campground for several years, and most recently at Mapleridge Campground in Crown Point.  All of them were his friends, family, and extended camp family and they enjoyed many laughs, and good times.  When he wasn’t at camp you could usually find him at home around a nice campfire, with his feline companions Peanut, Tanner, and Jimbo.

Besides his parents Norman is predeceased by, his brother James Carr, and his sister Carolyn Carr.

Survivors include his beloved wife Jean M. Carr of 51 years, one son, Norman E. Carr Jr. (Jessie) of Whitehall, One daughter, Tammy L. Carr and Tony Riddick of Ticonderoga, Granddaughter, RaBecca M. Palmer (George) of Whitehall, Brother David Carr (Penny) of Crown Point, Nephews: David Carr (Kim) of Oklahoma, John Carr of Crown Point, and Richard Korman of Port Henry, and Niece Lisa Carr-Davis of Vermont,

The family would like to extend a special thank you for the Care and Compassion from Brandy Ross RN and Brooke Morgan Physical Therapist of Fort Hudson Home Health Care, and Dr. Mihindu.

At Norman’s request, there will be no calling hours.  A memorial service will take place at a later date in the spring.

Donations in loving memory of Norman E. Carr Sr, may be made to Skenesborough EMS, 37 Skenesborough Drive, Whitehall, NY  12887.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc. 46 Williams Street. Whitehall, NY 12887

Online condolences may be made at www.jillsonfuneralhome.com

 

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/17/20

Lakes_1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 01/17/20

FreePress_1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Classifieds – 01/17/20

Lakes Class 1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 01/15/20

518 Wheels 1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

Ferguson retracts apology

dresden

By Matthew Saari Two weeks after issuing a formal, public apology to town clerk Marcinda Wilbur, Dresden supervisor Paul Ferguson […]

Granville man awarded $4.8 million

loomis gibson crash

By PJ Ferguson   David Gibson of Granville has been awarded more than $4.8 million for the 2015 drunk-driving crash […]

Village’s goal: Reopen Williams Street

North Williams Closed

By PJ Ferguson Progress is finally being made towards repairing the damaged canal wall and re-opening North Williams Street. Albeit […]

Town grilled by residents over bank purchase

td bank

By Matthew Saari The interrogation of local officials which began at a Granville Village Board last Monday continued on Thursday […]

Martin Luther King Jr. events in the region

mlk

Martin Luther King Jr. events Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the birthday of this influential American civil rights leader. […]

Obituary: William Richard Dupont, Jr.

Dupont obit photo

William Richard Dupont, Jr., 65, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness. […]

Obituary: Mary Forgette Gordon

Rita Gordon obit photo

Mary Rita Gordon, 92, of Whitehall was called home to the Lord on January 8th, 2020 at The Pines Glens […]

Lakes Classifieds – 01/10/20

Lakes Class 1_10_20.pdf-web.pdf