Dorcas Jean Carr

Born: Mon., Jun. 26, 1961
Died: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 01, 2018
Location: First Born Apostolic Church


10:00 PM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 01, 2018
Location: First Born Apostolic Church

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Dorcas Jean Carr, 57, of Erie, passed away on November 20, 2018 at Walnut Creek Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 26, 1961 daughter of Luella (Rose) Carr and the late Rev. Fletcher Carr.
She worked in food services at West Virginia University for 21 years. She loved praise dancing, Gospel music, crocheting and knitting. Dorcas was kind hearted, thoughtful, had a beautiful smile, loved working with children, was a giver of fine gifts, and loved people. 
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Peggie Ann Carr-Young, brother, James Emmet Carr, Sr., paternal grandparents, Oscar and Lena Carr, maternal grandparents, Willie and Betty Rose, niece, Victoria Diane Young, brother-in-law, Otis Smith, brother-in-law, Michael L. Roberts, and sister-in-law, Susan Carr. 
She is survived by her siblings, Bishop Willie Carr, Sr. (Verdia) of Lancaster, PA, Fletcher Carr (Cynthia) of Scottsdale, AZ, Ozeella Smith of Erie, Norma Payton (Roosevelt) of College Park, GA, Joseph Carr (Hilda) of Lexington, KY, Polly Jones (Timothy Sr.) of Richmond Heights, OH, Marie Roberts of Brandon, FL, Jerry Carr (Valerie) of Erie, Nathaniel Carr (Linda) of Ames, IA, Lena Lecesne (Tyrone) of Tampa, FL, Solomon Carr of Owings Mills, MD, Michael Carr (Elizabeth) of Phoenix, AZ, and Mark Carr (Mary) of Erie. She is also survived by brother-in-law, Bill Young of Erie, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, many god children, and additional relatives and friends. 
Relatives and friends may call Saturday December 1, 2018 at the First Born Apostolic Church 1221 East 19th Street, from 10:00 am until the time of the service at 12:00 pm. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. Professional arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, Inc., 459 East 12th Street, Erie, PA 16503.  Please send condolences to

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