RAVENA – William J. Barry, 80, passed away suddenly Monday, February
28, 2011. Bill was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. In 1987 he
retired after 37 years with NYS Department of Labor. He also was a
real-estate broker. Bill was a member of the Ravena VFW Post 9594.
Survivors include his wife, Carol T. O’Brien Barry of Ravena;
children, Daniel (Laura) Barry of Ravena, Patricia (Mark) LaFave of
Ravena and Melissa (Sean) Gallogly of Feura Bush; brother, Edward
Barry; 10 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandson. William was
predeceased by his son Paul Barry, daughter Joyce Fuller and sister
Funeral services will be held 9 AM Friday, March 4th at St.
Patrick’s Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s
Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM. Contributions in memory of Bill
may be made to Senior Projects of Ravena, PO Box 142, Ravena, NY
Members of the Ravena VFW Post 9594 are requested to attend a
service at the Babcock Funeral Home 6 PM Thursday, March 3, 2011 to
pay respects for our departed comrade, William J. Barry.