Private family services were held for Joseph Barbis Jr., 92, of Wickliffe.
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Mr. Barbis passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at his residence.
He was born June 20, 1921, in Cleveland.
Mr. Barbis was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the U.S. LST Association. He loved being with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was the loving father of Frederic C. (Nelya) Barbis of Denver, Colo., and Robert W. (Laurie) Barbis of Mentor; cherished grandfather of Nicole S. (Tim) McGarry, Zachary T. Barbis and Melanie E. Barbis; great-grandfather of Kelsey, Madalyn, Ava and Mia; and brother of William Barbis.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Olga Helen (nee Vessel) Barbis; son, Thomas Barbis; parents, Joseph and Jennifer (nee Delost) Barbis Sr.; and brothers, Rudolph "Chuck" Barbis and Arthur Barbis.
Arrangements are entrusted to McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Homes in Willoughby and Mentor.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Dec. 8, 2013