Albert "Al" Garr
Born 11/4/1909 in Syracuse, NY
Died 2/21/2002


Albert Garr of 821 E. Brighton Ave., Syracuse, died Thursday. He was born in Syracuse. He retired in 1975 after 60 years as a carpenter with Carpenter\\'s Local 747. He was a member of Onondaga Post 131 Jewish War Veterans, the Italian American Athletic Club, the Syracuse Boys Club Old Boys Association and the Old Newsboys Association. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: His wife of 55 years, the former Bessie Cohen; a daughter, Ilsa Van Kuren of Syracuse; a son, Elliott of Syracuse; two sisters, Sally Steinberg and Pearl Bogdonoff, both of Delray Beach, Fla.; a brother, Ben Garelick of Miami Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Birnbaum Funeral Chapel. Burial, Frumah Packard Cemetery. Calling hours, 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 1909 E. Fayette St., Syracuse. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088.

The Syracuse Post-Standard
February 23, 2002

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Bess Cohen Garr (1915 - 2011)*
Burial Location
Bessie (Cohen) Garr
Born 3/27/1913 in Utica, NY
Died 5/25/2011 in Syracuse, NY
Albert Garr on the left with his brother Keith, both serving at the same time in the ARMY during WWII.