Thomas Joseph Barrett

BARRETT-Thomas Joseph, peacefully on May 12, 2006. Beloved husband of the late Mary "Peggy" (Dent) to whom he devoted his life with complete and unfaltering love. Cherished father of Vice Admiral (Ret.) Thomas J. Barrett (Sheila), Maryann Brolley (Robert), Margaret Spina (William), Madeline Cronin (Michael), and Celeste Duffy (Francis). Fond brother of Rita O'Shea, Lynn Oswald, the late Neal Barrett and the late Mary Barrett. Loving and devoted grandfather of Thomas, Matthew, Rebecca and Paul Barrett, Brie (Brian) Ellwood, and Carolyn Brolley, Brendan, Christopher and Sean Cronin, and Patrick and Molly Duffy. Adoring great-grandfather of Haylee Grace Ellwood. Tom was a proud WW II veteran with combat service in France, Germany, Holland and Okinawa. He will be remembered as a man of unwavering faith who was totally devoted to his family, God and friends and the ideals of love, kindness, gentleness and generosity to all he came in touch with. Family will receive friends at Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home of Lynbrook, Monday, May 15th, and Tuesday, May 16th, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial, Our Lady of Peace R.C. Church, Wednesday, 9 AM. Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Our Lady of Peace School, or Our Lady of Peace Social Ministries, are appreciated.

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Published in Newsday on May 14, 2006