Obituary Notice: Mark L. Barr

Obituary Notice: Mark L. Barr (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Mark L. Barr (Provided photo)

Mark L. Barr, 69, of Clearfield died Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at his home. He was born March 24, 1947, a son of the late Rev. Stacey and Hortense (Frantz) Barr.

He graduated from Clearfield High School in 1965 and then from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s degree in business.

Mr. Barr retired after nearly 30 years of employment at the Clearfield County Jail.

He had been a long-time volunteer firefighter with the Lawrence Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 and the Third Ward Hose Company.

He also faithfully attended the Hyde Wesleyan Church.

He is survived by his wife, Dorcas (McCleery) Barr, to whom he was wed Sept. 25, 1971; a son, Stacey Barr and his wife, Shannon Lobb Barr of Louisiana and close relatives, Kim Norris and her husband, Marshall and Shelia Kaufmann and her husband Ernie, all of Dubois.

A memorial service will be held at the Hyde Wesleyan Church at a time and date to be announced.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Third Ward Volunteer Fire Co., 508 Martin St., Clearfield.

The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, is in charge of arrangements.

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