Obituary for Mabel Kendrick Parr

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Obituary for Mabel Kendrick Parr - Mrs Mabel K. Parr, Social Leader and Club...
Mrs Mabel K. Parr, Social Leader and Club Woman, Dies Past President of Chiro-pean Victim of Stroke at 52 Buried in Northport Mrs. Mabel K. Skidmore Parr, wife of Ferdinand V. S. Parr, and one of Brooklyn best-known clubwomen- and society matrons, died yesterday at her home. 17 Midwood St, after a week's Illness from a stroke. She was 52. Mrs. Parr, who was a past president of Chiropean. was widely known in musical circles and also was for a number of years active in the affairs of the New York City Federation of women s duos, nav-lng held memberships on many of the latter organization's committees She also had been a member of the old Mundell Choral Society, serving as one of tts officers prior to its disbandment. She also was a member of the Rubenstetn Choral and the Brooklyn Woman's Club. Mrs. Parr took a deep Interest in civic work, and as president of the Allied Patriotic Women's Societies gave much of her time to the sessions of the Naturalization Court here. Mrs. Parr was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of William E. Skid-more and the late Lina Mott SXi3-more. She is survived by her father; her husband, who is chief counsel in the Brooklyn office of the Title Guarantee and Trust Company; a daughter. Miss Dorothy Parr; a son, Ferdinand V. 8. Parr Jr., and two brothers. Dr. William E. Skidmore of this borough and Harold H. Skidmore of Glenwood, L. I. Mr. and Mrs. Parr were for many years members of the P. E. Church of S. Matthew, Tompkins Ave. and McDonough St., where the funeral services will be held tomorrow at 8 p.m., the rector, the Rev. William St. John Blackshear, officiating. Burial will be in Northport, L. I. CLUBWOMAN DIES Mrs. Ferdinand V. S. Parr time, was poured down their throats. Their bodies, discolored and covered with sores, were massaged back to life slowly. Warshauer shouted for water, ac cording to Rados, but It was not safe to give him anything but a little black coffee at first. It was not until 12 hours after he was picked up that he was able to tell his experiences, even discon nectedly. Tuchyner was even more feeble from the ten days' exposure. Families of both the Brooklyn men were at the Staten Island pier last night when the Cuyahoga arrived. Warshauer's relatives included his wife, Mrs. Dinah Warshauer, of 763 Greene Ave.; Mrs. Rebecca War shauer, his mother, of 2229 85th St.. and Hanry Warshauer, a brother, of the 85th St. address. Tuchyner's relatives at the pier in- included his mother Goldie, from Newark: his wife Betty of 599 Quincy St.; his sister, Mrs. M. Stor-man of 1636 W. 11th St., and Mrs. Mary Schlater of 3 Bay 29th St.,

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 04 Nov 1931, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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