CARPENDALE, W.Va. — Francis “Frank” Barry, 57, of Carpendale, passed away on May 18, 2013.
Frank was born in Frostburg, on Jan. 4, 1956, son of the late Charles and Mary Jane Barry.
Frank graduated from Beall High School and continued on to receive several degrees from Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland. He worked as a respiratory therapist for Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, W.Va., for 20 years. Frank enjoyed music, bicycling, outdoor activities, and was a member through the years in local popular bands (Chinese Bandits, Solid Gold, and Split Image), having played the keyboard, saxophone, and vocals.
Frank is survived by his wife of 15 years, Noreen Barry, they married on Feb. 21, 1998; his children; Tony and Angie; step-children, Brandy and Jennifer; his grandchildren, Austin, Jaime, Trevor, Alexis, and Hunter; his in-laws, Joy Rolfe, John Manos, Kurt Manos, and Kevin Manovich; a brother, Charles (Chuck) Barry; sisters, Mary Jane and Jenna; as well as other family and friends.
As per the family’s wishes there will be no services, however, there will be a memorial get together at Constitution Park (Pavilion 6) in Cumberland, on May 22, 2013 at 3 p.m. and is open to anyone wishing to pay their respects.
The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A. (www.adamsfamilyfuneralhome.com) 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, is in charge of the arrangements.
The family of Frank Barry wishes to thank everyone for all the great support and well wishes.