WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Fred P. Tarr, 75, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, after a long illness. He was the husband of Jacqueline L. (Lussier) Tarr. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Omar and Lenora (Lieberman) Tarr. He was educated in Baltimore schools and was a graduate of the University of Maine, Northeastern University, and attended American International College and University of Rhode Island. During the Korean War he served with the U.S. Army AAA, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. Mr. Tarr was employed as a chemical engineer with Monsanto Chemical Co., W.R. Grace & Co., Polaroid Corp. and test director for Intermedics-Infusaid Corp. After retirement, he became owner of Tarco Properties for 14 years. He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and had been a resident of Westborough, Mass., for the past four years, previously living in Bangor and Lexington, Mass. He was on the Industrial Advisory Board, chemical engineering, University of Massachusetts – Lowell for three years; National Fund chairman, University of Maine Alumni Association for two years; president, University of Maine Alumni Association for one year, chairman, Boston Section, American Institute of Chemical Engineers for one year; University of Maine Alumni Association Executive Board for 10 years; president, Greater Bangor Apartment Owners Association for five years; treasurer, Greater Bangor Apartment Owners Association for three years; president, Baywood Colony Condo Association for five years; director, Maine State Apartment/Landlords Association for 10 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his six children, Debra A. Tarr and her husband, Richard, of Londonderry, N.H., Laurie P. Ellsworth and her husband, Fred, of Westminster, Mass., Susan T. Avola and her husband, Carl, of Westborough, Mass., Diane L. Roberts and her husband, Kurt, of Mukilteo, Wash., Thomas O. Tarr and his wife, Shelly, of Rowlett, Texas, and Geoffrey F. Tarr and his wife, Teresa, of Manchester, N.H.; one sister, Mary L. Janney of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and 15 grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Ethel Ann Smyth and Natalie E. Tarr. His funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough, Mass. Burial will be held after at St. Luke’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, Mass. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Fred Tarr may be made to the University of Maine Foundation, Two Alumni Place, Orono, ME 04469-5792 to be added to the Omar F. and Lenora L. Tarr Scholarship Fund. westboroughfuneralhome.com