American Veteran 08

Ronald J. Carr

January 31, 1945 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 77)


Ronald J. Carr, age 77, of Jackson Township passed away May 30, 2022.

He was born January 31, 1945 in Erie, PA the son of the late John and Harriet (Williamson) Carr.

He was a Navy Veteran serving aboard the USS Saratoga.

Ron graduated from The University of Akron and was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. He retired from Goodyear after a 42-year career.

He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish. He played in the Canal Fulton Community Band and he was the founding member of the Jazz Workshop.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karen (Bott) Carr; sons, Steven Carr, David (Wenda) Carr; grandson, Gavin Carr; brother, Robert Carr.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on June 7, 2022 at St. Francis de Sales Parish, 4019 Manchester Rd, Akron 44319 at 12:30PM with Rev. Jeremy Merzweiler, celebrant.  The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the Mass beginning at 11:30AM.

Interment will follow the service at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis de Sales Parish, 4019 Manchester Rd, Akron, OH 44319 or Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, 350 Opportunity Parkway, Akron, OH 44307.

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June 7, 2022

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Akron, Manchester

Mass of Christian Burial
June 7, 2022

12:30 PM
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Akron, Manchester

June 7, 2022

2:45 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery (Seville)


St. Francis de Sales Parish
4019 Manchester Rd,, Akron OH 44307

Akron Canton Food Bank
350 Opportunity Parkway, Akron OH 44307-2234

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