William J. Barry - February 28, 2011

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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 Trudy Alfonzo.
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 12143.


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.

Shawn Snyder
Commander