James M. Barra
1948 - 2021
Kahle-Moore Funeral Home
403 Silver Lake Road
Cary, IL
James M. Barra
Born: May 27, 1948 in Chicago, IL
Died: September 21, 2021 in Chicago, IL
James M. Barra, age 73 of Port Barrington, passed away September 21, 2021 at Resurrection Hospital in Chicago. He was born May 27, 1948 in Chicago, the son of Harold and Lenora Barra.
Jim is survived by his wife Cathy L. (Fierla) Barra whom he married May 13, 1977 in Cary. He is also survived by his children: Jason J. Barra and Joseph E. (Lorena) Barra as well as his grandchildren: Ariana Barra and Jameson Barra.
Jim retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 32 yrs. as a letter carrier in Barrington. After retirement Jim was employed by Cary School District 26 as a bus aide and recess supervisor at Cary Junior High. Jim was active in Cary Youth Baseball and the Cary Soccer Association, serving in capacities as a member of the board of directors and coaching. He also coached in the Cary-Grove baseball travel league.
There will be a visitation for Jim on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, Cary. Funeral Mass Monday Sept. 27th at 10:30 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cary. Burial will follow at Maryhill Cemetery, Niles, IL. In lieu of flowers Mass intentions would be appreciated. Visit kahlemoore. com to express condolences. Masks will be required..

Published by The Herald-News from Sep. 23 to Sep. 24, 2021.
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Kahle-Moore Funeral Home
403 Silver Lake Rd., Cary, IL
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410 First St, Cary
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Jim was a valued and trustworthy staff member at Cary Junior High. He was well respected by kids and made connections with them, teaching life lessons and providing support for those in need. Jim was truly a good man with a big heart. Rest in peace, Jim.
Linda Goeglein
September 28, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Always found Jim to be a positive influence on the children he coached as well as a good man to work with. We will keep your family in our prayers.
Dennis and Sue McCabe
September 25, 2021
Cathy, So sorry for the Passing of Jim. You, Jason, Joe and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jim is at peace now.
Mary Ann and Paul LeBreck
September 23, 2021
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