Robert J. “Buzz” Barry, 87, of Warren

Posted 7/13/18

Robert J. “Buzz” Barry, 87, of Warren, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the R.I. Veterans Home in Bristol.

Born in Bristol, he was a son of the late Edmund and Stella (Cyganowski) …

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Robert J. “Buzz” Barry, 87, of Warren

Posted

Robert J. “Buzz” Barry, 87, of Warren, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the R.I. Veterans Home in Bristol.

Born in Bristol, he was a son of the late Edmund and Stella (Cyganowski) Barry.

Buzz excelled at baseball while attending Warren High School, where he graduated in 1948.

He continued playing baseball at Providence College, where he graduated in 1952.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. Buzz retired with the U.S. Customs Service in 1987, at which time he returned to Maine, where he spent many years fishing and hunting.

In Maine he was vice president of the Sportsmens Alliance. He also taught gun safety for the State of Maine. His passions also included listening to classical music, singing opera, cooking and poetry. He also sang and acted in plays in Maine.

He has lived in Bristol for the last four years. He had lived in Warren, however, spent most of his life living in Maine.

He is survived by his fiancé, Madeline (Cookie) Ernest; children, Robert J. Barry (Paul Rogers), Robin Stone, Michael Barry (Noreen), Susan (Anthony), Lisa Barry, and son-in-law David Gaydos; grandchildren, Christopher Stone, Lauren Barry, Ashley Barry, Liam Barry, Brandon McNeice, Justine McNeice, Gabriel Gaydos and Aiden Gaydos; and his sister, Bertha Lial. His daughter, Paula Gaydos, son-in-law, Jim Stone, and brother, James Barry, all preceded him in death.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in South Burial Ground, Sowamset Avenue, Warren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. 

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