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Richard Chester Barrett

AGE: 94 • Middletown

Richard Chester Barrett, 94 of Middletown, NJ, passed peacefully on Saturday, July 8. He was predeceased by his wife, Berniece and son, Richard. Born in Easton PA, Dick resided in Middletown for his last 45 years. Prior to Middletown, Dick served his country in the US Army, seeing duty in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. His military service also included stations in Japan, Okinawa, Europe and various locations across the USA where he was always accompanied by loving wife, Berniece. In 1967 he retired from the Army at Sandy Hook, NJ, as a First Sergeant. He then served ten years as one of Middletown's Special Police Officers.

Dick was a life member of American Legion Post 338, Leonardo and VFW 2179, Port Monmouth. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, earning his 32nd degree. His membership also included Mosley Temple Shrine, Fort Worth, TX.

Viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 12, from 4:00 until 7:00 at John P Condon Funeral Home, Leonardo, NJ. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10:30AM Thursday July 13 and the internment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Middletown, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 11, 2017
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