Joseph M. Barry Jr.

Joseph Michael Barry Jr., age 82, of Gun Rock Beach, Hull, MA passed away on Feb 26, 2013 at Avow Hospice in Naples, FL. . He was born on May 6, 1930 to Joseph and Myrtle (Mills). He graduated from St. Clements High School. He lived in Bedford, MA for 22 years. Joe proudly served his county in the U.S. Marine Corps and he was later employed by the N.E. Telephone Company for 37 years. Joe served his Church as a Eucharistic Minister at both St. Anthony's in Cohasset and St. Peter's in Naples. He also delivered "Meals on Wheels" for the St Vincent de Paul program. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Barbara (Benway), and six of their seven children: three daughters, Maureen Malley, Susan Breviglia and her husband Danny, and Joanne Barry; and three sons, Michael Barry and his wife Irene, Steven Barry, Jim Barry and his wife Sandy. He was preceded in death by their son Paul. He also leaves 15 grandchildren and their spouses, and 4 great-grandchildren who will all greatly miss their 'Papa'. Visiting hours will be Saturday, March 9, from 9:30 a.m. - 11a.m. at the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St. (across from St. Anthony Church), Cohasset, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Cohasset at 11 a.m.. In lieu of flowers and to show our gratitude to two wonderful organizations, donations may be made to either Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105 or The Care Club of Collier County, 1800 Santa Barbara Blvd, Naples, FL 34116. For an online guest book, please visit 781-383-0200

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Mar. 7, 2013