TARPON SPRINGS, FL — Edward H. Barry, 85, of Tarpon Spring, FL, passed away on Aug. 12, 2021, after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Ed was born on Aug. 24, 1935, the son of Edward N. and Cora Barry in Ogdensburg, NY. After graduating from Watertown High School in 1954, he attended St. Lawrence University.
On July 2, 1955, he wed his high school sweetheart Mary Ann (Shippee) Barry at St. Patrick’s Catholic church. They had three children, Mark, Donna and Susan.
He enjoyed a 37 year career at Niagara Mohawk from 1956 to 1993.
After retiring in 1993, they moved to Tarpon Springs, FL, where he spent his time golfing, traveling, and enjoying retired life to the fullest. He was a member of the NM/NG Retirees club of Watertown and the Elks club. Ed will always be remembered by family and friends for his good-hearted nature and a smile for everyone.
Ed was predeceased by his parents, a brother, Gerald (Frances) and a daughter, Susan Hatchell.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; children, Mark (Maryann) Barry and Donna Barry; 4 grandchildren, Bryan (Courtney) Barry, Amy Barry, Shawn (Dana) Hatchell, Chad (Chelsy) Hatchell; and six great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral Mass will be said 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
The family requests in memoriam donations be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation (parkinson.org).
Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com