Donald Barry

Allentown, Pennsylvania


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Donald D. Barry, 83 of Bethlehem, died January 31, 2018 at home surround by his family. Born in East Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Ruth May Barry and John L. Barry. Don was educated at Ohio University and Syracuse University. During his time in graduate school he spent a year at...

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Don was my freshman resident advisor at Syracuse University in 1956-57 and we established a fine relationship...his graduate field of study, political science, was my major. Having read a lead story about me about 4 years ago in the Maxwell School Magazine of Syracuse Univ. (I am a major benefactor - we both studied at Maxwell) he contacted me and was my lunch guest along with Theresa in NYC where I live. It was a joy to have seen him again after all these years and we spent hours not only...

To Dad, May you Rest In Peace.. We will always love you.. Dan & Danielle

Don Barry was my best friend from the 7th grade at Kirk Junior High School in East Cleveland. We graduated together January 1952 from Shaw High. He was captain of the high school basketball team, attended and roomed together and graduated in 1956 from Ohio University. He was best man at our wedding. We both went to Windermere Methodist Church. Don was baptized there. Mark 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved. Don believed that Jesus Christ was crucified for his sins and in His...

Don was very kind and supportive during the early stages of my career. I cherished his friendship.

Don Barry was my mentor and friend at Lehigh. He was a fabulous professor and strong supporter of international education. The world is a better place
because of him. Godspeed, Don.

Don was possibly the best professor I ever had. And such a decent and dignified human being. My condolences to Colleen and Brian.( I met you both when you were very young at your parents house.)
You had a great Dad. I hope your memories ease the pain.