Was a mechanic; former Leominster call firefighter
Sentinel & Enterprise
LEOMINSTER -- Barry E. Schofield, 65, of 22 Orchard Terrace, died Saturday, Oct. 9, in his home, after a long illness.
He was born in Leominster, on June 2, 1939, the son of George L. and Norma E. (Smith) Schofield, and was a lifelong resident. He was a 1957 graduate of Leominster High School.
Mr. Schofield worked as a mechanic with his father and brother Charlie at Schofield’s Garage in Leominster for many years.
He was a member of the Wilder Lodge of Masons and a a former call firefighter with the Leominster Fire Department.
An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Schofield enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Vermont. He also enjoyed aviation and had many hours of flight training.
Mr. Schofield is survived by his wife of 45 years, Betty V. (Roberto) Schofield; his mother, Norma E. (Smith) Schofield of Leominster; four daughters, Sharon A. Bouchard and her husband, Dennis R. Bouchard of Leominster, Brenda J. Morse and her husband, Francis “Skip” Morse of Sutton, Amy J. Williams of Leominster, and Beth M. Irons and her husband, Gavin Irons of Newark, Del.; a son-in-law, Gary R. Williams of Lunenburg; two brothers, Wayne L. Schofield of Leominster and his twin brother, Charles L. Schofield Sr. of Leominster; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
SCHOFIELD -- On Oct. 9, Barry E. Schofield, 65, of Leominster. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West St., Leominster. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours are Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Boston Shriner’s Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02214 or to HealthAlliance Diversified Visiting Nurse Association-Hospice Program, 316 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420.