J. Barry

Obituary of J. Robert Barry

J. Robert (Bob) Barry of Pointe-du-Chene, NB passed away at his residence on Sunday, May 14, 2023, at the age of 81. Born in Dartmouth NS, he was the son of the late John and Ida (Belton) Barry. Growing up, Bob was highly involved in the Scouting Movement. He was valedictorian of his graduating class, and was employed with Chrysler Canada Ltd. in Moncton. In 1972 Bob married the love of his life, Roberta (Bert) Beers and moved to Riverview where they brought up two daughters, Jennifer and Heather. He volunteered at the Riverview Fire Department for several years achieving the rank of Lieutenant. In 1981 Bob along with Roger Dupuis and Raymond Thibodeau opened the very popular Urban Corral. Bob was happiest when he was helping people of all ages and from all walks of life, right up until the day before his death. He was one of the original Victim Services volunteers, along with Help-24 Au Secour. Many, many people are thankful to Bob for all his patience, kindness, and support over many years. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Bert (Beers); daughter Heather Barry; granddaughter Riley Rae Bourque; sister Kay Dyer (Blair) of Halifax; niece Keley Doiron; nephews Jeff Beers and Steve Dyer. Bob was predeceased by his beloved daughter Jennifer Bourque in 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held at Tuttle Brothers Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Road, Riverview, on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the MS Society would be appreciated by his family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544. Online condolences can be made at www.tuttlefuneralhome.ca Visitation Information Celebration of life, Tuesday, May 23, 2023 6:00pm until 8:00pm Tuttle Brothers Riverview Funeral Home, 214 Pine Glen Rd., Riverview, NB. Requested Charity MS Society
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