George B. Barney

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GEORGE B. BARNEY MERRILLVILLE, IN George B. Barney, age 87, of Merrillville, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2014 at his residence with his family at his side. George was born September 10, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Burnes T. and Frances E. (Bertz) Barney. He married his wife of 66 years, Dorothy Barney, who preceded him in death last June 10th. A brother Joseph Barney also preceded him in death. Survivors include his children: Betty (late Alan) Burns, Peggy (Charles) Marshall, Burnes (Julie) Barney; and grandchildren: Ginger, Susan, Laura, Charles, Aislinn, Stuart, Emily and Katie; 10 great grandchildren; and sisters: Alice Wiggins and Frances Lauper. In 1945 George enlisted and selflessly served in the United States Navy during WWII. Mr. Barney worked for NIPSCO in the Hessville Line Department for years. He was a member and Elder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Griffith and an avid woodworker. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 S. Cline Ave.; Schererville, IN 46375) with Bishop Wayne Ault officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 13, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. To leave online condolences, please visit


Published in The Times on May 12, 2014
George B. Barney
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