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Margaret  B.
Barr

February 16, 1924 – September 2, 2019

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Obituary for Margaret B. Barr

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Margaret B. Barr, 95, originally from Lower Merion passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on September 2, 2019. Born on February 16, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the Daughter of the late Joseph Brower and Margaret Wells Brower.
After graduating from Lower Merion High School, Peggy attended Briarcliff College for Girls in New York. She married her high school sweetheart in 1944, Richard S. Barr of Wynnewood, PA. During his attendance at U of P Peggy and Richard became the proud parents of a two children. Over the years Peggy worked at the Sheraton-Deauville as an Administrative Assistant and Richard worked at Environmental Resources. Peggy also volunteered to help the GIs during World War II.
Her husband of forty four years and a World War II Navy veteran, passed away in 1987. Along with her husband, she is predeceased by her Daughter, Elizabeth (Betsy) A. Krussel, her Grandson, Steven Krussel and her Brother, Robert Brower.
Missing her dearly are her Son, Bill Barr and his Fiancée, Patricia Clayworth of Hatboro, PA, Son-In-Law, Larry Krussel of Virginia, Grandson, Michael Krussel of Georgia, Granddaughter, Jennifer (Jamie) Krussel of Colorado, Brothers Joseph (Barbara) Brower, Tom (Anne) Brower and Cousin, Dr. Richard (Mia) Brower, many Nieces, Nephews, Friends and her devoted companion and caregiver for ten years, Marie Piller.
Relatives and friends are invited for visitation 6-8:00 pm, Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Shelly Funeral Home, 1460 Easton Rd, Warrington and 10-11:00 am Friday September 13, 2019 at the Arlington Cemetery Chapel, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA, 19026 followed by a service at 11:00. Interment will follow in Arlington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please donate in Peggy’s name (Margaret B. Barr) to the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast Philanthropy Department, 912 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

First Visitation

When Thursday September 12, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Shelly Funeral Home, Warrington
Address
1460 Easton Road
Warrington, PA 18976

Second Visitation

When Friday September 13, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill
Address
2900 State Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Service Information

When
Friday September 13, 2019 11:00am
Location
Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill
Address
2900 State Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Interment Information

Location
Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill
Address
2900 State Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026