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Chata Ingram Carr

Chata Ingram Carr of Emmitsburg passed away April 20, peacefully at her home surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Dr. William H. Carr, and her son, William H. Carr Jr. Surviving are four daughters and two sons-in-law, Nancy and John Neighbours, Jenny and Bill Struble, Shelley Carr and Leslie DePaola, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Chata was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College where she met her husband. They came to Emmitsburg in 1955 to raise their family and establish a veterinary practice. Chata was a member of Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church and a committed volunteer in the community, serving the library, Seton Center, adult literacy program, Community Council of Churches, Vacation Bible School and as sponsor for special needs care individuals. Chata loved her bridge club and book group gatherings, all her friends were dear to her.

A memorial service will be held Saturday April 30 at 1pm at the Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church 415 West Main Street

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