Barbara A. Barry, 62, U.S. Postal Service retiree, enjoyed gardening, cat lover

By on November 15, 2017

Barbara A. Barry, 62, of Akron, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

She was the daughter of Mary D. Barry and the late John E. Barry.

Barbara had recently retired after 20 years with the U.S. Postal Service and was looking forward to relaxing and spending time in her garden with her beloved cats. She will always be remembered as the Aunt who loved giving gifts to her nephews and nieces for Christmas and birthdays.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her sisters: Linda Barry and Carol Emerson; and brother: John Barry. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews: Heather Bruce, Kelly Lynch, Nate Emerson, Hannah Anderson, Caroline Barry, and Jack Barry; as well as a great-niece and two great-nephews: Drew Schwanke, Grace Lynch, and Liam Lynch.

She was predeceased by her father; as well as her great-niece: Olivia Lynch.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family

In lieu of flowers, consider making a memorial contribution In Barbara’s memory to The Humane League of Lancaster, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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