Bessie (Cohen) Garr
Born 3/27/1913 in Utica, NY
Died 5/25/2011 in Syracuse, NY

Bess Garr passed away peacefully at Menorah Park on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. She was a loving wife, mother and grandma whose greatest joy was her family. Mrs. Garr was born in Utica, NY, and lived in Syracuse since 1947. She retired from Syracuse University Bookstore in 1977. She was a past member of B\'nai Brith and the National Mah Jong League. Mrs. Garr was predeceased by her husband, Al, in 2002; brothers, Sam and Abe; and sister, Rae. Survived by her children, Elliott and Ilsa (Tom); grandchildren, Joshua (Teresa), Lindsay and Thomas; and her great-granddaughters, Juliana and Eden Grace. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, at the Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 East Fayette St. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be in Frumah Packard Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Menorah Park Employee Fund, 4101 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13214.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on May 30, 2011

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