Barry Whalen
Barry Whalen, a lifelong educator, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 14, 2010. He is survived by his wife Adele and three children, Christopher, Heather, and Barry Joseph. Barry was born in Bronxville, N.Y., grew up in Pelham, N.Y. and resided in Brookfield for the past 38 years. There will be a memorial service this Saturday, April 17th at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes, 3 Old Town Park Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. In lieu of flowers, con-tributions can be made to Regional Hospice of Western CT, 405 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810, Meals on Wheels, 232 North Elm St., Waterbury, CT 06702, or Habitat For Humanity 90 Shelter Rock Rd., Danbury, CT 06810 in his memory.


Published by The News-Times on Apr. 16, 2010.
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Dear Adele,Chris,Heather and BJ,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have such wonderful memories of Barry as I grew up. Barry took me and our other cousin, Bruce, to my first ever rock concert at Iona College - the Beach Boys! I always found Barry easy to talk to and even as a teenager, he would listen and give me excellent advice. I am sorry that we drifted apart as the families moved from the NY area.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Love, Cousin Mindy (Repoli) and Mike Signorella
Mindy Signorella
April 21, 2010
Dear Adele and Family, I was saddened to hear of Barry's passing. I was privileged to work with him on our Board of Directors. I will always remember him as a kind, intelligent man, who had a deep caring for students with special needs. You and your children are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Pam Samaha
April 20, 2010
Dear Adele,
I have often thought of Barry each time we passed through the Bronx near Yankee Stadium. Barry and I had some good times together at Newtown HS. I will always treasure our friendship. Peace of Christ
love, Kevin O'Sullivan
April 19, 2010
Dear Adele,
I don't know if you remember me, since we lost contact some thirty years ago.
Nevertheless,I was shocked to learn about Barry. Way too young.
But I will always remember him as the dedicated educator that he was, as well as the man who shared many wonderful experiences with my wife and myself.
Our prayers are with you and the children.
Tony Gaudioso
April 19, 2010
Dear Adele and family,
Wish we were with you. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Greg and Bert
Roberta Skeckowski
April 17, 2010
Dear Adele,Chris,Heather and BJ,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
Our whole family is praying for you and hope that you will find peace. Barry's love will always be with you.
Fondly,
Rick and Carol Jones and Family
Rick and Carol Jones
April 16, 2010
Dear Adele, Christopher, Heather and BJ,

Debbie & I were deeply saddened to learn of Barry's passing. It was somewhat comforting to read that he passed peacefully. At least we have fond memories to fall back on. We hope our prayers and the prayers of other friends and family will provide consolation during this difficult time.

Craig & Debbie Devitt, Pike Road, Alabama
April 16, 2010
Heather and Family,
I am very sorry for your loss. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together.
Michelle Tarzia - McNamara
April 16, 2010
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sara Brown
April 16, 2010
Adele, Chris, Heather and B.J.-
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always.
With Love to you all from Ellen and Michael Gallo and Family
April 16, 2010
Adele you are in my prayers. Hold on to your memories.
Barbara Fuller
April 16, 2010
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