Ernest J. Barry Sr.

Ernest J. Barry, Sr. June 29, 1931 - Mar. 18, 2014 PLAINFIELD - Ernest J. Barry, Sr. 82, of Park Rd. Central Village beloved husband of 57 years of Rosella (Shippee) Barry passed away Tuesday evening at Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam. He was born June 29, 1931 in Sprague a son of the late Arthur J. and Loretta (Fontaine) Barry and lived in Central Village for over 30 years. Mr. Barry was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was employed as an auto mechanic for many years and last worked at Spearpoint Auto. He was a former member of the Preston City Fire Dept. and an avid NASCAR fan. Besides his wife he leaves four sons Ernest J. Barry, Jr. of Plainfield, David A. Barry and Richard L. Barry both of Central Village, Mark A. Barry of Griswold. A daughter Patricia Avery of Danielson; two brothers Arthur Barry of Preston and Robert Barry of Canterbury. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son John Barry, a grandson Joshua Avery and a brother Joseph Barry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 A.M. in All Hallows Church, Moosup. Burial with Military Honors in St. John Cemetery, Plainfield. Visiting hours are Friday 6-8 P.M. at Dougherty Bros. Funeral Home 595 Norwich Rd. Plainfield. www.doughertybrosfuneral

Funeral Home

Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home
595 Norwich Road Plainfield, CT 06374
(860) 564-2296

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Mar. 20, 2014