MICHAEL JOHN BARRY - ESSEX JUNCTION/ DANVILLE - Michael John Barry, 42, of Danville, died July 4, 2013, following a long, brave battle with cancer. He was born in Manchester, N.H., the son of Charles and Madeleine Couture Barry. He was a graduate of Essex Junction High School, in 1988. He attended Champlain Community College in Vermont. Mike was employed with UPS Small Package Delivery service for 18 years. He was also a former member of the Essex Junction Fire Department. Besides his recent travel adventures, Mike's favorite pastime was sharing the outdoors with his brothers, Chuck and Ken, and especially longtime friends, John Littlefield of Isle La Motte, and Matt McKinnon of Bradenton, Fla., as well as many, many other cherished friends. He loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and auto racing. He also enjoyed spending time at our hunting camp around the bonfire. He is survived by his parents, Chuck and Madeleine Barry of Essex Junction; brothers, Chuck and wife, Paula AubeBarry, of Charlotte, and Ken Barry of Essex Junction; nephew, Christopher Barry; nieces, Priscilla Barry, and Heather Aube; also many aunts, uncles and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 10 a.m. in St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Essex. Interment will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, July 11, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Ready Funeral and Cremation Service, 68 Pinecrest Dr. in Essex Junction. Online condolences may be sent to www.readyfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Michael's name to the
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on July 9, 2013