2009-07-30 / Obituaries

Theodore R. Carr Sr., 89

Theodore R. Carr, Sr., 89, of Beacon Avenue, passed away Saturday, July 25, at South County Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Alice (Zukowski) Carr for 61 years.

Born in Jamestown, he was a son of the late George and Hope (Higgins) Carr.

A 14-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Carr served in WWII. He later worked for the Jamestown Newport Ferry Boat and was a supervisor for the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority before retiring.

He was a member of the American Legion Arnold Zweir Post 22 and the VFW Post 9447. He enjoyed fishing.

Besides his wife he leaves a son, Theodore R. Carr Jr. of Jamestown; three daughters, Mollie Schafer of Jacksonville, Fla.; Barbara Carr of Warwick; and Lisa Brennecke of England; three brothers, Thomas Carr of Maine, Perry Carr of Calif. and Walter “Bud’ Carr of Jamestown; two sisters, Phyllis Lowell of N.H. and Nancy Sonne of N.C.; two grandchildren, Mollie L. Price and Colin Brennecke and two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Lucy Jenkins, and David, Robert and George Caleb Carr.

His funeral will be held today at 10:15 a.m. from the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, North Kingstown, followed by a committal service at 11 a.m. in the R.I. Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, send memorial contributions to Jamestown EMS, P.O. Box 8, Jamestown, RI 02835. For information and guestbook, visit www.FaganQuinnFuneral- Home.com.

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