Brian S. Barry, age 81, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2023. Brian was the beloved husband of Shirley M. (Bryson) Barry, devoted father of Christopher Barry & wife Paula of Parrish, FL, formerly of Wilmington, Kim LaRocca, Scott Barry & wife Melissa, Michael Barry, all of Wilmington, and the late Gregg Barry. Loving “Papa” of Nicole, Matthew, Julia, Brian, and Emily. Cherished son of the late Edmund and Katherine (Perkins) Barry, dear brother of Kevin Barry & wife Leah of Raleigh, NC, Timothy Barry & wife Maureen of Weymouth, the late David, and Michele Barry. Brian is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, May 23rd at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, May 22nd from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Brian was a retired member of the Iron Worker's Union Local #7.