Barry L. Ness

YORK Barry L. Ness, 64, died Thursday, October 3, 2013, at his residence in York Township. He was the husband of the late Julie A. (Folkenroth) Ness. They were married June 21, 1975, and spent 25 years together. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Faith Untied Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York, with his pastor, the Rev. Ron Oelrich, officiating. Visitations will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be held in Mt. Rose Cemetery. Born April 13, 1949, in York, he was a son of the late Alfred E. and Martha M. (Andrews) Ness. He has been employed with Waters Corp. for the past 14 years as Field Service Engineer and previously worked with Agway and Hercon. A member of Faith United Church of Christ, he was active in numerous church organizations and formerly attended Bethany United Church of Christ. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, kayaking, and woodsman shows. He was dedicated and caring to his family, especially his daughter and granddaughter. A people person, he appreciated a good joke and took pleasure in making people laugh. He also loved his dogs, Rascal and Jack. Mr. Ness is survived by one daughter, Sarah Ann Dorward and her husband, Eric of York; one granddaughter, Lily E. Dorward; three brothers, Dennis Ness of York, Ronald Ness of Illinois, and Douglas Ness of York; one sister, Sandra Ness of Dover; and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by one brother, Terry Ness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Faith United Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York, PA 17404. Send Condolences at

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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Oct. 6, 2013