Jack Lester Barr - age: 87
(July 08, 1927 to July 19, 2014
A funeral service will be held 1:00PM July 26, 2014 at the Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral and
Cremation Services, 13 Portland Road, Buxton. Rev. Patricia Keeler will officiate. A special thanks to the staff of the Barron Center for their exceptional and loving care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Barron Center Alzheimer's Unit, 1145 Brighton Ave., Portland, ME 04102 or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave.,
7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Portland - Jack Lester Barr, age 87, of Hollis Center, died Saturday afternoon at the Barron Center. He was born in Selma, CA on July 8, 1927, the son of Floyd Leroy and Gertrude Peak Barr.
Jack graduated from Hoover High School, San Diego, CA in 1945 and furthered his education at MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA earning an A.S. degree in Management in 1980.
Jack served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked as a pipefitter at University Heating and Mechanical Company (UMEC) and Bechtel Corporation for many years.
Jack was a member of the American Legion Post #365. He was also a member and President of the UMEC Federal Credit Union and President of the UMEC Management Club. Jack was also a member of the VIPs of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department. He was member of The Active Seniors Citizens of Standish. He was a proud member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 230.
Jack enjoyed camping and hiking, gardening, swimming, music, RV travel and reading.
He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Jack was predeceased by his daughter Christine Lynn (Barr) Allen and brother Robert Leroy Barr.
Survivors include his wife Jacqueline Eaton Barr, his son Douglas Brent Barr, 3 daughters Robin Annette (Barr) Oswald, Janice Marie (Roakes) Hubbell, Cathy Lynn (Cork) Baum and 3 grandchildren Jason Cork Baum, Eric Andrew Baum and Rachel Marie Kramp.