Seaside

June 12, 1932 — Sept. 6, 2019

Janice P. Tarr, of Seaside, died of a long illness on Sept. 6, 2019 at her home, and in the company of her family, at the age of 87.

Jan is survived by her husband, Robert Tarr; three children, a son, Kevin Cosley and his wife, Jeanne, and daughters, Margaret Willsie and her husband, Scott, and Kathy Cosley and her husband, Mark. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, stepchildren and countless friends in the coastal area and beyond.

Jan and Bob were longtime core members of St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Manzanita.

Memorial services will be held at St. Catherine’s at a later date, and will be announced.

For those who would like to make a contribution to a charity in her memory, her family suggests Lower Columbia Hospice, 2158 Exchange St., Suite 106, Astoria, OR., 97103.

Ocean View Funeral & Cremation Service is handling the arrangements.

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Beth Fairman

For many years, I visited Jan and Bob in Arch Cape with my friend John Bird. It was a visit we usually made over President’s Day week-end, when the weather could be cold and blustery. We’d walk the beach and come inside to a warm fire, settle in for wine or tea, and conversation about anything and everything. Jan was a caring person and an interested listener, a calming presence who was quietly spiritual. I’m certain her spiritual beliefs allowed her to travel peacefully to her new destination and that she is now resting comfortably. Sending wishes of peace and comfort to all of Jan’s family.

Carol Reynolds

Jan was a friend for such a short time in my life but will be missed. Condolences to the family for their loss.

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