Richard Gerald Barry
May 28, 1926 - February 22, 2019


Richard Gerald Barry, 92, of Palatka passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka.

A native of Dayville, CT, Richard had lived in Palatka for 27 years coming from Niantic, CT. He worked as an electronics technician in the shipbuilding business and was a member of St. Peterís Anglican Church of East Palatka. Richard served in the US Navy and was a veteran of WW II. He was active in both the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion posts in Palatka and had been awarded the Governorís Medal from the American Legion. Before his health declined, fishing was his true passion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Stella Barry; and bu two steo-sons, Michael Long and Todd Long.

Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Cecille Barry; sons, Michael Barry and Steven Barry; daughters, Linda Ahnberg, Sandra Lisee, Barbara Pastaris and Kathleen Benjdid; brothers, Roy Kitka and Bruno Kitka; step-children, Earl Long, Susan Charboneau, and Cindy Long; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

No local services are planned; however, a visitation will be held and friends are invited to call between 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, February 25 at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka.

Burial will be in All Hallows Cemetery in Mossup, CT.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in Richardís online guestbook at:

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of local arrangements. Out-of-state arrangements will be under direction of Thomas Neilan Funeral Home in Niantic, CT.

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