Alvin Barr — obituary

BARR, Alvin

Peacefully at Almonte Country Haven while surrounded by loved ones on Saturday morning, March 9th, 2019; Alvin William Barr, a lifelong resident of Pakenham passed away at the age of 89 years.

Alvin was predeceased by his longtime partner and best friend, Barbara Ledgerwood.  Dearly loved father of Stewart (Jane), Shirley Barr, Bonnie Barr, Bruce (Susan), Neil (Jeanne), Kevin (Natalie), Debbie Hartwick (Travis) and Kristy Reitsma (Chad). Cherished and proud grandfather of 15 and great-grandfather of 14. Dear brother of Garnie (Gayle Gilmour). Son of the late William and Annie (nee Scott) Barr. Predeceased by 3 brothers: Elswood, Beattie and Lyall. Dear brother-in-law of Marion Barr.

Alvin was a longtime employee of Smiths Construction in Arnprior. Friends were always welcome to come out to his garage for a visit. His storytelling and sense of humour will be missed.

A private family graveside service will take place later in the Spring at the Albert Street Cemetery in Arnprior followed by a gathering at the homestead. Date to be announced.

In Alvin’s memory, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Humane Society or the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 174, Arnprior. Alvin’s final care has been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior.