Thomas J. Barry
August 6, 1930
June 16, 2022
Tom passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 16, 2022 after a gradual decline in his health at the ripe age of 91. He was a Pittsburgher through and through having graduated grade school from St. Rosalia in Greenfield and Central Catholic High School. Tom was a master handyman and was a valued asset to many churches in the area where he was the magical fixer and for which he performed general maintenance.
He was the 5th child of Francis and Mary Agnes Barry. He was predeceased by his four siblings, the Honorable Francis A. Barry, Patricia, later known as Sister Johanne Barry IHM, Mary Agnes Dixon, and Rita, later known as Sister Janice Barry IHM. Also, he was predeceased by two nieces, Rita Barry and Martha Dixon. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, her son, Mike Hoffman, and 14 nieces and nephews; Margaret Barry Byrnes (Alan), Edward Dixon (Donna), W. Timothy Barry (Diane), Paul Dixon (Gayle), Thomas Barry (Tess), Janice Smith (Terry), Sheila Lipp (Gary), Kevin Dixon(Lisa), Francis Barry (Beth), Joanne Giarla, Patrick Barry (Diane), Monica Dentino (Drew), Eileen Andreola (Michael) , Mark Dixon (Susan), many great nieces and nephews and a few great, great nieces and nephews.
Tom was an avid golfer and passionate Pittsburgh sports fan. Special thanks to his wife's son and stepchildren, Mike, Denise, Kim, Dan, Cathy, and Connie who over 20 years ago accepted Tom into their family, treated him as one of their own and graciously looked after him in his later years.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the SZAFRANSKI-EBERLEIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., where family and friends will be received on Sunday, June 19, 2022, from 1-5 p.m. at 101 Third St., Carnegie. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on Monday, June 20, 2022, at 10am. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, IHM Center, Development Office, 2300 Adams Ave. Scranton, Pa 18509