Obituary for Herbert Barry Sr.


Herbert Barry Sr.

Augusta, ME - Herbert M. Barry Sr., 80, passed away peacefully on Monday December 4, 2017 at Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

 

He was born on October 19, 1937 in Augusta the son of Herbert and Wilhelmina (Hastings) Barry. After leaving Lee Academy Herbert served his country in the United States Navy. He later joined Local 716 as a welder and pipe fitter, working around the country.

 

Herb was a member of Village Lodge #26 of Bowdoinham, American Legion Post 132 of Richmond and the First Baptist Church of Gardiner.

 

He enjoyed racing his car, Nascar and snowmobiling with his family. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Herb liked teaching his children and nephews about guns, how to hunt, fish, gardening, spending time with his dogs and riding his Harley Davidson "Bertha". Herbert didn't get to see his family all the time, but he was very sentimental and always remembered birthdays and special occasions. He especially loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

Herbert was predeceased by his parents, grandson Herbert W. Barry and mother his children Sonja G. Durgin. He is survived by his son Herb M. Barry Jr., of Florida, daughter Wendy Lilly and husband Loren Sr., of Richmond, brother William Barry and wife Belinda of Florida, sisters Sandra Sanders and husband Donald of Augusta, Sugar "Dorothy" Trask and husband Clyde of Augusta, grandchildren Rory Barry and wife Chelsea, Nicole Freeman and husband Dan, Loren Lilly Jr., great grandchildren Emma and Rory Barry, and his sweet heart Jane Garceau also known as his Angel.

 

Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, December 7th from 4 to 7pm at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place on Friday, December 8th at noon at the New Maine Veterans Cemetery Mt. Vernon Rd. Augusta with military honors.

 

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357