Doris Jeane (Barr) Irish
February 23, 1929-April 14, 2019
Daughter of the late William W.O. Barr and Alma P. (Bonawitz) Barr. A graduate of John Harris High School, Class of 1947. Also, a graduate of the Naval Communications School, Norfolk VA. A veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. A past commander of the Edith Cavell American Legion Post 596, an all-woman military veteran post named for a famous World War I nurse.
A member of the Manada Gap Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Machamer, two beloved children: Dr. Philip A. Irish III, and Delta Airlines Captain Richard M. Irish, five grandchildren, Jamie, Philip IV, Melanie, Christopher and Alexander and five great-grandchildren, Alexander, Nicholas, Helaina, Lillian and Luke. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl P. Irish.
Burial will be at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517. PH 1-800-424-8200.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Irish family.