Rita Dolores Crowley Barr, 88, passed away peacefully after suffering a massive stroke. She was a proud mother and wife, often referring to herself as City Girl, Country Wife. Rita was married to Dick Barr for nearly 60 years and will now be reunited with him. She is survived by her children, Karen Peterson, Carol O’Connor, Gail (Mark) Dinwiddie, David (Cindy) Barr, Brian Barr, and Shirley (Mike) Miller. In addition, she leaves her grandchildren, Sean, Megan, Andy, Tyler, Jeff, Emma, Carmen, Dalton and Wyatt; as well as great-grandchildren, Isabella, Jaxon, Claire, Eli, Layla and Lucas. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law Jim(Daphne), Tom and Al (Harriet) Barr, Jerry Tajchman and many nieces and nephews. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Estelle Crowley, her sister, Patricia Tajchman, her son, Gary Barr, and son-in-law, Jake O’Connor.

Family, church and community were all important to her. She served on the NW Dairy and Farm Equipment Show, was the Snohomish County Dairy Family of the year in 1975, was a longtime member of Tualco Grange, a member of the Altar Society and Choir at St Mary’s of the Valley and the Golden Wannabes . Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 30, 2017,
at the First Baptist Church in Monroe. Donations may be made to the charity
of your choice.