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Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT

OBITUARY

Alford Edwin Carr

July 4, 1939November 16, 2019
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Alford E. Carr, 80, widower of Adrienne (Pelletier) Carr, of East Hartford, passed away on November 16, 2019 after a long illness. Al was born July 4, 1939 in Huttonsville, WV to the late John and Georgia (Hutton) Carr. He was employed by Pratt & Whitney until he retired and also proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. Al was a long time resident of East Hartford and was a big UCONN basketball fan, especially for the lady huskies. He is survived by a son, Robert and his wife Lisa Carr of East Hartford, siblings; William Carr and Joan Kilpatrick, both of Alexandria, VA, 3 grandchildren: Jonathan, Danielle and Tyler Carr. Al was also predeceased by his daughter, Deborah, a sister, Carol and two half sisters; Peggy Riley and Marjory Petit Clark. A time of visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 from 4-7pm at Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford. Al's Celebration of Life Service will begin Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at 11AM at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow in Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Heart Association. For directions or online messages, please visit newkirkandwhitney.com.

  • FAMILY

  • John Carr, Father (deceased)
  • Georgia (Hutton) Carr, Mother (deceased)
  • Adrienne (Pelletier) Carr, Wife
  • Robert Carr, Son
  • Deborah Carr, Daughter (deceased)
  • William Carr, Brother
  • Joan Kilpatrick, Sister
  • Carol Carr, Sister (deceased)
  • Peggy Riley, half-sister (deceased)
  • Marjory Petit Clark, half-sister (deceased)
  • Jonathan Carr, Grandson
  • Danielle Carr, Granddaughter
  • Tyler Carr, Grandson

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Friday, November 22, 2019
  • Burial with Military Honors Friday, November 22, 2019

Memories

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Gaétane Gauvin

November 19, 2019

Bob, Lissa and family we are so sorry for your loss. Distance makes our presence impossible but you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Be strong in this difficult moment. Love you xxoo

RIP my beautiful uncle Al we will love you forever XXOO

Gaétane & Roberto

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