Obituary Notice: Carrie L. Danvir

Carrie Louise Danvir, 67, of Clearfield died Thursday Dec. 2.

Born Nov. 18, 1943 in Grampian, she was the daughter of Edward B. and Ethel I. (Spencer) Danvir. 

She was a 1961 graduate of the Curwensville Area High School. She completed her bachelor’s degree in English at Clarion University in 1965. She also held a master’s degree in English from Penn State University, where she graduated in 1968

She was a teacher of English for 13 years in school districts in Cleveland, Clearfield and Tyrone. She was a former member and past President of the Tyrone Education Association and a member of the PSEA.

In addition, she was the co-owner of Danvir’s Greenhouse, where she lovingly served the Clearfield area with flowers and plants for nearly three decades before her retirement in 2008.

She is survived by her life partner, Karen Humes of Clearfield; her father, Edward B. Danvir and his wife, Patricia of Gulf Shores, AL; and three siblings, Barbara Beish and her husband, Preston of Grampian; Edward “Dan” Danvir Jr. and his wife, Joanne of New Mexico; and Deborah Cunningham and her husband, Paul of Gibsonia.

She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Melanie Lenz and her husband, Kurt of St. Petersburg, FL; Matthew Beish of Newburyport, MA; Amanda Greenland and her husband, Brandon of Pittsburgh; Stacey Cunningham of New York, NY; and Natalie Cunningham of Gibsonia.  She is, too, survived by a great-nephew Andrew Greenland of Pittsburgh.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville.

Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until the hour of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the American Cancer Society, Clearfield Chapter, 26 South Second St., Clearfield, PA 16 830; the Orphans of the Storm, c/o 412 Hill St., Curwensville, PA 16833; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at                          

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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