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Albert Barr

March 2, 2009

The Reverend Albert A. Barr, 65, of Tunkhannock, passed away on Monday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

He was born in Meadville on May 1, 1943, a son of Don and Lillian Turner Jones, of Glenville, N.C. He is married to the former Sandra Price Miller, of Tunkhannock.

He was a pastor of the Pilgrim Holiness Church, Tunkhannock; and also served as the administrator for the Endless Mountain Christian Academy. He traveled worldwide with the Christian Ministry for 16 years. He graduated from Clemson University, S.C., and Anderson College.

He was a beautiful artist, inventor and taught 17 years at Hobe Sound Bible College in Florida.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Orlene Christmas, who passed away in 1999; and a brother, Leslie.

Surviving is two sons, Allen Barr and wife, Kay, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Phillip Barr and wife, Liz, of Spartanburg, S.C.; two daughters, Karen Trincato and husband, Carlitos, of Lebanon, Ind.; Cindy Hartley and husband, Bruce, of Lexington, N.C.; a brother, Kim Barr, of Washington; a sister, Anita Halter, and husband, Bradley, of Taiwan; a special uncle, Jesse, and Olive Griffin, of Ohio; and a dear brother-in-law, Michael Price, and his wife, Cindy; many grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. from the Northmoreland Baptist Church, Ripple Brook Road, Centermoreland (directions will be available to the church). Friends may call Friday at the Tunkhannock Pilgrim Holiness Church, 135 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Interment will take place in Faith Community Chapel Cemetery, Thomasville, N.C. Memorial contributions may be made to the Endless Mountains Christian Academy. For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.

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