Francis Barry
1945 - 2021
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GAHANNA, Ohio - Francis Thomas "Tom" Barry, 75, passed away unexpectedly in Dublin, Ohio on Thursday (April 22, 2021).
Born July 17, 1945 in Bradford, Pa., he was a son of Frank Thomas Barry and Helen Goodyear Barry.
Tom was a veteran of the US Army and an alumnus of Bradford Central High School, Penn State University and Xavier University where he received a Master of Business Administration degree. Tom had a long career in finance/accounting/real estate development. Tom loved to travel to new places and was a lover of nature and animals, especially dogs. He was always a very generous person willing to help someone down on their luck.
He is survived by brother William E. Barry (Janice) of Merrimack, N.H., sister Shirley Ann Barry Kockler (James) of Tionesta, Pa., and wife of 31+ years (now ex-wife) Virginia T. Barry.
He was preceded in death by mother Helen Goodyear Barry, father Frank Thomas Barry, sisters Mary Dawn Barry Pappalardo, and Kathleen Frances Barry Hillman.
Donations in his memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or online at
Due to the COVID pandemic, funeral arrangements will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Schoedinger Northeast Funeral Home.

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Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 30 to May 5, 2021.
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