Etc. -- George Barry's 1920 obituary
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Port Rowan column on page 3 of the 8 Jan 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

George Barry, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Barry, born in Port Rowan 58 years ago, died suddenly at his home in this village on Monday morning 29 Dec 1919.

Mr. Barry quite recently suffered an attack of pneumonia, from which he never fully recovered.

As a young man he began his career as a sailor and after following that calling for 
25 years, he quit and gave his attention to painting and paperhanging, at which he became proficient.

Since the death of his parents, he and his sister have lived in their tidy and comfortable home, enjoying the confidence and respect of the whole village.

His death will be keenly felt by his only sister, Miss Eliza Barry, who has been his home companion for so many years. Two other brothers, Earl, manager of the Bell Telephone office in this village, and William, at home, also survive.

The funeral was held from the home on Wednesday, the services being conducted by Rev. J. M. Smith. Interment took place in the family plot in Bay View Cemetery.

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