Frank Carr was born in 1926 in Manhattan/New York City. He married Elinor M Heiner in 1953 and was pre-deceased by his loving wife after 67 of marriage. Frank was 94 years old and passed away peacefully on May 13, 2021 at the Church Hill Village assisted living facility in Newtown, CT.
Frank graduated from Cardinal Hayes H.S. in The Bronx and went on to serve in the United States Army in World War II as a Surgical Technician stationed at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
After his Honorable Discharge in March 1947, Frank studied at St. John’s University and graduated with a degree in Business and Marketing, and he later received his MBA from Columbia University. Frank headed directly to Madison Avenue and had a successful 25-year career in the advertising industry, as an Account Executive with leading firms such as Young & Rubicam, DDB Doyle Dane Bernbach and Needham Harper.
Upon retiring from Madison Avenue, Frank taught marketing at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY introducing college students to the world of advertising and product branding. Frank was a dedicated volunteer at Greenwich Hospital, in Greenwich CT, and he was an usher and senior member of the Parish Council at St. Paul Church, also in Greenwich. He faithfully represented his community as a past President of the Glenville Civic Association.
Frank is survived by his two children, Frank Carr of Tarrytown, NY and Maeve Carr of Norwalk, CT, and four grandchildren, Keira Heath, Andrew Carr, Devon Heath and Cristina Carr.
An open funeral service will be held at St. Paul Church, 84 Sherwood Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06831 – (203) 531-8741 - on Monday, May 24, 2021 beginning at 11:00 am. A private burial service will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home 104 Myrtle Ave, Stamford (203)-359-9999. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.gallagherfuneralhome.com