William H. Barry
January 12, 2012
Mr. William H. Barry of Toms River, formerly of Kearny, died on Thursday in Toms River. He was 89.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Stephen's Church, Kearny (map/directions) on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. The interment will follow with military honors in Holy Cross Cemetery (map/directions). Relatives and friends may call in the Condon Funeral Home 684 Kearny Avenue, Kearny (map/directions) on Friday from 4-8pm.
Bill worked in the Kearny Post Office before joining the Kearny Police Dept. from which he retired after 26 years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and for several years afterwards.
Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years, Jean (nee Ruggerio), and his 6 children, William (Paula) Barry, Donna Barry, Thomas (Marie) Barry, Cathy (Michael) Duffy, John Barry and Diane (Jack) Driesbach. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Melanie, William, Jennifer, Kate, Thomas, Rebecca, Adam, Justin, Jake, Skyler, Jordan, Andrew and Riley as well as 4 great grandchildren. The family has requested donations, in Bill's memory, to VanDyke Hospice and Palliative Care Center. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.
Relatives and friends may call at Condon Funeral Home, Kearny - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass - St. Stephen's Church, Kearny - 9:30 a.m.
Interment - Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington
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