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Obituary Condolences

Thomas E. Barr a lifelong resident of the northwest suburbs Family and friends will gather for visitation for Thomas E. Barr, 63, on Monday, Jan. 7, from 5 p.m. until time of Celebration of Life Service at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Born Nov. 11, 1949, in Chicago, to the late Charles Sr. and the late Florence (nee Frelka) he passed away suddenly Jan. 2, 2013. Thomas was a 1971 graduate of the University of Illinois and also earned a B.A. from Stout Wisconsin University. He was the president of Barr Communications in Schaumburg, a design and communication firm. He was proud to have been a member of both St. Matthew Catholic Church and St. Theresa Chinese Catholic Church in Chicago. Thomas was the loving father of Melissa (Matt) Johnson, Chris and Thomas Jr.; proud grandfather of Ariel Barr and Mickayla Johnson; brother of Charles (Cheryl); uncle of Charles; and friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Thomas' name directly to the family. For information, please call Michaels Funeral Home in Schaumburg at 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtual guestbook please visit www.michaelsfunerals.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 6, 2013
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