Barry Schofield
Barry E. Schofield, 65

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.

Published by Sentinel & Enterprise on Oct. 11, 2004.
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Barry will be missed a lot, not only by his neighbors and friends but complete strangers who he had helped out through these years. His smile and his mechanical abilities went hand in hand. He would fix something and look at you and say.... "It should hold"! Then you would say.... "what do I owe you"?... and his answer would be... "aaah catch me around next time".... then he would smile. To all who knew him and those that wished they had, I tell those Angels make room for his smile in heaven, for its a good habit to get into. We will all miss him dearly..... Love..
The Baileys
Bradford Bailey
October 14, 2004
Dear Brenda and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He was a very brave man who loved his family so much. I know how much you will miss him. Please accept my deepest sympathy and know that others care.
Love,
Your forever friend,
Pat
Pat Scanlon
October 12, 2004
Dear Aunt Betty, Aunt Norma, Sharon, Brenda, Amy and Beth,

Barry was a kind and loving person, and was loved by many. He will be missed very much. I'll always remember him for his stops by Lindell to visit and the fun times we had with your family when we were younger. My thoughts are with all of you right now.

Love,
Patti
Patti Smith
October 12, 2004
So sorry to hear of your loss. He was a wonderful friend and will sorley be missed.
Gloria Rose
October 11, 2004
Dear Aunt Norma, Aunt Betty, girls and family,
I am so sad to hear of Uncle Barry's passing. He was a great man and was always so nice to me, my brothers, sisters and my Dad. He is in a better place and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
Love,
Barbara
October 11, 2004
Our thoughts are with you all during this time of sorrow.
Susan,Jay & Courtney Diblasi
October 11, 2004
Dear Aunt Betty, Sharon and sisters- You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Barry was a wonderful man. Stay strong and take care of each other. Family love will carry you!

All my (our) love-Sherry, Allan, Michael, Robin and Thomas xoxox
Sherry Schofield-Bedell
October 11, 2004
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