William J. Barry

June 1, 1934 - January 26, 2024

U.S. Veteran

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Obituaries » William J. Barry

William J. Barry, 89, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024, at his home. He was born on June 1, 1934, to William and Dorothy (Whelan) Barry. Following high school graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served for many years. He married Virginia Livingston with whom he had one son, David Barry. Bill was a devoted husband and father and next to his family, he loved the fire service, Vermont history and brass music. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Virginia Barry, children, grandchildren and extended family. The service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, VT. In keeping with his wishes there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Humane Society, 1589 VT-14S, East Montpelier, VT 05651. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre. For a memorial guestbook, please visit

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