Elizabeth Klara Alpar – July 9, 2013

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Elizabeth Klara Alpar, 84, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013, at St. Mary’s Chapel.  Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013, in St. Mary’s Cathedral with Msgr. Harold Waldow officiating.  Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mrs. Alpar was born March 11, 1929, in Kunhegyes, Hungary, to Imre and Maria Tamasi.  She married Dr. John Alpar on Aug. 6, 1952, in Sopron, Hungary.  Mrs. Alpar was an elementary school teacher, who later devoted her life to her children and grandchildren.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Constance Alpar in 1995.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. John Alpar, of the home; three sons, Andrew Alpar and wife Candace of Amarillo, Alan Alpar and wife Lynne of Ft. Worth and David Alpar and wife Melissa of Washington, D.C.; two daughters, Andrea Alpar of Amarillo and Anita Bray of Austin; a brother, Karl Tringl of Pennsylvania; seventeen grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

The family suggests memorials be made to Catholic Charities of Amarillo, P.O. Box 15127, Amarillo, Texas 79105; or to a favorite charity.

9 Responses to “Elizabeth Klara Alpar – July 9, 2013”

  1. Lauren & Darrell Carney says:

    Our prayers go out to the Alpar Family! God Bless,
    Lauren & Darrell Carney (Friends of Alan & Lynne)

  2. Barbara Dougher says:

    Dear Uncle John and children,
    We were so sad to hear about Aunt Hugi. She was such a lovely person and I know you will miss her dearly. I remember how proud she was of all her children and their accomplishments, how she enjoyed the details of their lives and structured her life around being available to help others. I wish I had been able to see her over these last years. We are thinking of you all and praying for you at this sad time.
    Love, Barb, Jack, Kyle, and Dylan

  3. Derek & Deanna Trammell says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family today and the days to come. God Bless!

    Derek & Deanna Trammell

  4. Dr. Charles Sewrad says:

    Your pain and grief are in Higher Hands but the loneliness, for now is yours. With deepest sympathy to Dr. Alpar and his family, Chuck Seward

  5. Jeff Frazer says:

    Dr. Alpar and Family,
    Please know that I am thinking of you and your family during this time of loss.
    May the Lord give you grace and peace.

  6. Andrea Marmaduke Finney says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Being around Elizabeth was like being surrounded by joy. I feel very lucky to have known her as a young girl. She adored her family like no one I’ve ever known. My deepest condolences to the Alpar family.
    Andrea M Finney

  7. Georgia Franklin Anderson says:

    I share your great sadness. I know you will miss your lovely wife. May you find strength, joy, and peace in her memory.
    Sincerely,
    Georgia

  8. Sandi,Ken,Melissa Meyers says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  9. Tom Gettelfinger says:

    John:
    My condolences.
    I remember you fondly from the IOL meetings in the 80s.
    I trust that you are well.

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