Rev. Philip R. Barr
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November 30, 2014


REV. PHILIP R. BARR, age 94, Pastor Emeritus St. Edmond Parish, Phila., died Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Son of the late Philip R. Barr and Marie (nee Chobert) Barr. Fr. Barr graduated West Catholic H.S. in 1938 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1948. He is survived by brothers, D. Robert Barr (the late Joan) and F. Donald Barr (Joan R.); devoted friend and caregiver Margaret R. Harkins, R.N.; many nieces and nephews. Fr. served as Parochial Vicar All Saints Chapel, Phila; Our Lady of Grace, Penndel; Holy Saviour, Linwood; St. Patrick, Norris-town; St. Eugene Primos; Our Lady of Fatima, Secane; St. James, Elkins Park; St. Philip Neri, Lafayette Hill; St. James, Phila.; St. Clement, Phila. In 1979 appointed Pastor St. Edmond, Phila. and named Pastor Emeritus 1995. 
Rev. Clergy, Religious, relatives and friends invited to his Viewing Wednesday Dec. 3, 9 A.M. St. Edmond Church, 21st St. and Snyder Ave., followed by Concelebrated Funeral Mass 11 A.M. Int. SS. Peter and Paul Cem. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Edmond Church or Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

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