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Dorothy Parr

Dorothy Parr

Monday, August 25th, 1930 Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

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Obituary

Obituary for Dorothy J. "Dot" Parr (Furry)

Dorothy J. “Dot” (Furry) Parr, 90, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her home. Born August 25, 1930, in Scotland, PA, on the farm at the site of the Scotland School for Veterans Children, she was the daughter of the late David and Alice Gail (Carmack) Furry.

Mrs. Parr worked at the former Stanley Company as a seamstress for 43 years, retiring in August 25, 1992. During her employment, she made a suit worn by the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson. She enjoyed housework, cooking, and baking.

Surviving are her nephews William Parr (wife Wendy) and Kenneth Parr (wife Diane) both of Orrtanna, PA and a number of other nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James A. Parr in 2008; a son, David A. Parr in 1963; two brothers, John W. Furry and David Edward Furry; and four sisters, Janet L. Betz, Madoline Mae Parr, Nancy L. Faircloth, and Emma A. Mason.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, March 1, 2021 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, with Pastor Adam Sewell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Scotland, PA. CDC social distancing and mask requirements will be in place.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Monday morning in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fayetteville Fire Department, 101 W. Main Street, Fayetteville, PA 17222.

Online condolences may be offered on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 1st, 2021 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Monday, March 1st, 2021
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Monday, March 1st, 2021 | 11:00am
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Monday, March 1st, 2021
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Adam Sewell
  • Interment

    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    Black Gap Road
    CHAMBERSBURG

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Jean Spangler and The Furry's Bertha, Dave, Jodi, and Aaron sent flowers to the family of Dorothy J. "Dot" Parr (Furry).
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Jean Spangler and The Furry's Bertha, Dave, Jodi, and Aaron sent flowers to the family of Dorothy J. "Dot" Parr (Furry).
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Betty Martin

Aunt Dot you were the last of daddy’s family. You are all gathered together again. You are all home. Enjoy eternity . Tell mom and dad miss them meet again when it’s my time
Your niece Betty Martin ( Furry)
Comment | Posted at 07:33pm via Condolence
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Jean Spangler

My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Jean Spangler purchased flowers for the family of Dorothy Parr.
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The Furry's Bertha, Dave, Jodi, and Aaron

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Remembering Aunt Dot with love,
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The Furry's Bertha, Dave, Jodi, and Aaron purchased the Sweet Tranquility Basket for the family of Dorothy Parr.
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Jean Spangler

I will miss my good friend and neighbor, however, I do have many good memories. Jean Spangler
Comment | Posted at 01:30pm via Condolence
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