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Grace Kerr, 86, Longtime Croton Resident

Grace Kerr
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CROTON, N.Y. - Grace Kerr, longtime Croton resident, died July 4. She was  86.

Kerr was born Jan. 27, 1927, to Grace and Lester Congdon. She was a 1944 graduate of Verona High School and a 1948 graduate of Alfred University. After her marriage she moved to Croton Nov. 1, 1962. She was a parishioner of the Asbury Methodist Church.

Kerr is survived by her siblings, Pat Congdon Wightman of Bath, E. Lester Congdon of East Wallingford, Vt., and Richard Congdon of Chester, N.J.; children, Virginia Henderson, Elizabeth Nelson, Robert, James and John Kerr; sons-in-law, Eric Henderson and Ted Nelson;  daughters-in-law, Carmen Kerr, Ea Kerr and Myrna Ortiz; 13 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; and husband, Jim.

Calling hours are Friday, July 19 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Edward Carter Funeral Home in Croton. Memorial service will be held at Asbury Methodist Church Saturday July, 20 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Asbury Methodist Church, 19 Old Post Road, South, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

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