Lila J. Darr, 91, of East Palestine, OH, former longtime resident of South Beaver Twp., died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Heritage Valley Beaver.
Born April 23, 1927, in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Charles Vink and Macel (Hickman) Callahan. Lila was the owner, beautician and electrologist of Darr’s Beauty Shop for over 40 years. She volunteered at Heritage Valley Beaver, was a pierogi maker at St. Rose’s Church in Darlington and spent many winters in Naples, FL.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Darr Sr.; sons, John R. Darr, Theodore L. Darr, William H. Darr Jr. and Thomas A. Darr and a grandson Brian Darr.
Lila is survived by her sons, James B. (Sue) Darr and Timothy C. (Georgetta) Darr; her daughter, Beatrice L. Judge; grandchildren, Erin Darr, Shannon Judge, Samantha (David) Aiello, Lucas (Keri) Judge, Justin (Erin) Darr, Chris (Brandy) Darr, Heather (Bill) Fetter, Nathan Darr, Ted (Lori) Darr, Amy (Paul) Jenkins, Phil (Sarah) Darr and Mike (Melissa) LaSala; 18 great-grandchildren; daughters-n-law, Ida Darr, Mary Jo Darr and Diana O’Keef and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 117 Blackhawk Road, Chippewa Twp., www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com where prayers will be held, Monday at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Monica’s Church in Chippewa at 10 a.m. Father John Naugle will officiate.
Entombment will follow in Beaver Mausoleum, Beaver.
If desired, contributions can be made to St. Monica’s Church 116 Thorndale Dr. Beaver Falls, PA 15010.
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