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Alice  J. Tarr
  • MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY C/O R.T. FOARD FUNERAL HOME
  • 259 E. Main St.
    Elkton, MD 21921

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“I just learned of Mrs. Tarr's passing and wish to extend my sincere condolences to her family and friends. I have fond memories of her and your...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Deb Lewis - CA

“Steve...I just learned of your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Sherry Fitzwater - Friend

“We are so sorry for your loss. Everyone her at State Farm was very sad to hear about the passing of Alice - she was one of our favorite policies...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: State Farm - Elkton, MD

“Dave and Steve so sorry for the loss of your Mom Sincerely Donn and Wendy(O'Neal) Stoutenburgh ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Wendy (O'Neal) Stoutenburgh - NY

“My cousin "little Alice" was the absolute apple of her Uncle Johnny's (my father's) eye! He left me a picture of her when she was about 5 years old...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Schoolfield Dufty - Exmore, VA

“Alice has been my Sister-Friend for many years. I shall miss her more than I can say. I've been left with an "Alice shaped" hole in my heart. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Miriam Funk - Elkton, MD - Friend

“Dear Dave: I'm so sorry about the passing of your Mother. It's been a long time since I have seen you, but I think about you from time to time. ...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Andrea O'Neal - Elkton, MD

“Sent to the member of the Board and senior staff of MRDC...Ladies and Gentlemen. It is with a heavy heart that I pass this news from Cynthia Brown...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Maryland Rural Developmetn Corporation - MD

“I worked with Alice at Hartefeld House in Avondale PA. She was the queen of the stir fry night. Each client would choose his or her toppings for...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Buckland - Rising Sun, MD

“So sorry to hear off the passing of Alice. I didn't know Alice well.....only as a frequent guest of Rock Church. I always enjoyed seeing her and...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Gwen Lantagne - Elkton, MD

“Initially, I had the opportunity to get to know Alice through our work together at MRDC, and I had the opportunity to work with her when she served...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Vicky Rinkerman - Elkton, MD

“Our condolences to the family, you all will be in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Alice's dedication and passion for her community, church...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: NIcki, Brandon and Christina Tarr

“I never met anyone as caring and completely unselfish as Allice. She was always helping others and placed herself last. Her family,friends and...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Strahorn Howell - MD

“We have lost an angel on Earth. Prayers of comfort to the family. She will surely be missed by many. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie Rowe - Marydel, MD

“Alice was a good friend to me during my time with the Maryland Rural Development Corporation. She was always supportive and encouraged staff members...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Gary Sawyer - Aberdeen, MD

“I've only known Alice since February 2012 when I first started working at the health department. Alice was especially helpful to me in understanding...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Laura McKenzie - Elkton, MD

“Alice was one of the most compassionate persons I have ever known. Working with her as a volunteer and the the Director of Settlement House over 12...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Rev. Carl Mazza - Chesapeake City, MD

“Alice was a dear coworker. She was a strong advocate for people with disabilities. She was a good listener. She had a good sense of story telling and...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Gail Stewart - havre de grace, MD

“Alice was a wonderful person. so sorry for her family's loss. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: shirley bare - north east, MD

“Our prayers go out to Dave, Steve and the Tarr family,, our condolences to you for your loss.. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Rod & Priscilla Wilkinson


Alice J. Tarr, age 67, of Elkton, MD, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013.

Alice was born April 6, 1946 in Ithaca, NY to Howard and Mary (Schoolfield) Jennings. Alice was a substitute teacher for Cecil County Public Schools, she counseled head injury patients at the Hartfeld House in PA, and she was the director of the Settlement House for approximately ten years in Elkton, MD. Recently, Alice was employed at the Cecil County Health Department and taught G.E.D. classes at the Cecil Community College. She was a member of Rock Presbyterian Church where she was an officer and active with various committees. Alice was a friendly and caring person who loved her dogs and animals of all kinds.

Alice is survived by her two sons, Dave Tarr and his wife, Ronnie of Cheltenham, MD and Steven M. Tarr and his wife, Dawn of Abilene, KS; and three grandchildren, Nicki, Brandon, and Sierra Tarr.

A visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921. A service honoring Alice's life will be held at 11am Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Rock Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Route 273 and Rock Church Road, Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may call beginning at 10am. Burial will follow in Sharps Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.