Vesta M. Darr, 86, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, August
18, 2014, at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle. She was born on July 15, 1928, in
Newville, a daughter of Berneita V. (Mentzer) Morrison of Newville and the late Roy G. Morrison. She was
the widow of Herman M. Darr, who died June 6, 1992.
from Newville High School in 1946. She worked many years at J. C. Penney’s in Carlisle and retired
from PNC Bank. Vesta was a member of Carlisle First Church of God. Her family will greatly
miss her laugh and her loving nature.
In addition to her mother, she is survived
by her loving sons; Dennis H. (wife, Jan) Darr of Newville and Terry E. Darr of Carlisle, seven grandchildren; Heidi M. Warner,
Duane L. Darr, Haley N. Darr, Dennis M. Darr, Saunya L. Nicholas, Dereck D. Darr and Terri I. Darr, nine great-grandchildren,
two sisters; Pauline Jumper and Cindy (husband, Delmar) Russell, both of Newville, two sisters-in-law; Sandy Morrison of Newville
and Martha Mentzer of Carlisle and her dear family friend of many years, Marlin E. Hoover of Carlisle. Vesta
was predeceased by one son, Galen L. Darr and one brother, Roy L. “Les” Morrison.
Arrangements are being handled by Ewing Brothers Funeral Home,
630 S. Hanover Str., Carlisle, where a viewing will begin at 9:30 AM followed by the funeral service at 10:30 AM on Friday,
August 22, 2014. Rev. Michael Poe and Pastor Greg Hench will officiate. Interment
will be at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
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So sorry here to hear the passing of Vesta. She will be greatly missed by
our family as well as yours. She was a wonderful friend and person. Unfortunately we will not be able to make it down to
the funeral, as we have two other commitments here in Canada. We will visit her and Herm's grave in October when we
Love John, Judy, Julie and Jamie
Our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Vesta.
Randolph Hays family
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