OSWEGO, NY – Lawrence W. Carr, 91, of Oswego died Thursday April 25, 2013, in Seneca Hill Manor.
Mr. Carr was born in Lisbon, NH, the son of the late Frank and Eva (Aldrich) Carr.
Mr. Carr was a 58-year member of Local 545, Syracuse, as an operating engineer; working at various construction sites.
He enjoyed spending time at his camp in the Adirondacks hunting and fishing.
Mr. Carr served in the United States Army from 1942 until 1945 with 965 engineer’s battalion in Normandy, France.
He was predeceased by his son, David Carr in 2002.
Mr. Carr is survived by his wife of 70 years, Shirley Carr of Oswego; children, Bill (Dorothy) Carr of Scriba, Thomas (JoAnn) Carr of Scriba, Darrell (Bobbi) Carr of Oswego, Donald (Julie) Carr of Hannibal, Ryan Carr of Fulton and Darlene Grey of New Hampshire; 19 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services and burial, in Peck Cemetery, will be private.
Calling hours will be held Monday 4 – 7 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.