Obituary of Malcolm Alphonsus Barry
The death of Malcolm Alphonsus Barry, 87, of Quispamsis, husband of Frances (Bowes) Barry occurred June 7, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. He was born October 6, 1931, in Saint John, son of the late Judge John A. and Julia (Wilson) Barry.
Malcolm loved his “Bakers Dozen” and named his boat after them. He and Frances followed his grandchildren to all their sporting and academic functions. Malcolm was an all-around athlete excelling in many sports. The Red Sox and Patriots, have lost their #1 fan. He was a lifelong active member of the Liberal party. His guitar playing and sing-a-longs were always a treat for his family and friends. Malcolm was a Deputy Sheriff/Coroner before retirement.
Surviving besides his wife Frances, are his 13 children; Nicholas (Joann Hamilton-Barry), Saint John, Mary Beth Demers (Norman), Saint John, twins Rosalie Harroun (Michael), Quispamsis, and Joanne Palmer (Robert), Quispamsis, Patricia Barry (John Hondas), Quispamsis, Barbara Reid (Brock), Hampton, Margaret Britt (Paul), Hampton, Gregory (Cathy), Quispamsis, Paul (Colleen), Rothesay, Monica Gallant (Paul), Saint John, Angela McDougall (Harry), Quispamsis, Jeffery Barry (Diane), Valley, NS, Phillip Barry, Renforth, 30 grandchildren, "sfettus",15 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws, and brother-in-laws. He was predeceased by granddaughter, Mary Harroun, five sisters, Geraldine Barry, Constance Barry, Mary O’Reilly, Joan Murphy and Eileen Duerr, and six brothers, Honourable J. Paul Barry QC, William Barry, John “Jack” Barry, Peter Barry, James Barry and Patrick Barry.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Reid's Funeral Home, 1063 Main Street, Hampton (506-832-5541) with visiting at Kennebecasis Community Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis (506-849-2119) on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 3 - 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 31 Gondola Point Road, Rothesay, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11 AM. Reception to follow the Mass in the Church Hall. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Rocmaura Foundation or The John and Julia P. Barry Fund to the Greater Saint John Community Foundation would be appreciated. “KEEP THE FAITH”