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Lois M. Darr

Nov. 7, 1928 - Aug. 11, 2022

Lois M. Darr, 93, passed away Thursday after a long and blessed life. She was born and raised in Ocean City, N.J., and a Mount Laurel, N.J., resident since 1957. She was predeceased by parents, William B. Sr. and Elizabeth M. Fry (Fowler).

Professional and academic backgrounds were chemistry and Bible, with additional experience and expertise in microbiology and medical research. Her career began in the early 1950s at Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia. Later in her career, she was with Betz Laboratories Inc., Philadelphia and Trevose, for 37 years as a laboratory technician, and later as a Regulatory Affairs administrative assistant.

She was an alumna of Ocean City (N.J.) High School, class of 1946, and of The King’s College, class of 1950 (Delaware City, Del., now located in New York, N.Y.).

In addition to music, having been trained in voice and piano, she was a choir director in various churches as well as having interests in reading, history, knitting and sewing; multi-talented in so many ways.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John F. (Jack) Darr Sr., of Altoona and Philadelphia; as well as sisters: Carole Anne (Cancelmo), Jessie (Smith), Marian (Price) and Lillian (Fry); and brothers: Walter, Robert and William B. Jr.

She is survived by her sons: Walter R. of Hightstown and Mount Laurel, and John F. Jr. of Mount Laurel.

Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at the Wiley Church, 101 E. Main St., Marlton, NJ 08053. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, N.J.

Arrangements are by Mount Laurel Home for Funerals, Mount Laurel, N.J.