Fermilab retiree, John W. Barry, 82, passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.
John was born November 10, 1937, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Floyd and Christine (Tingley) Barry. John had been the Accommodations Manager at Fermilab for many years, retiring in 2000. John enjoyed horses, hunting, and his cats and dogs. On May 12, 2001, he was united in marriage to Gwendolyn “Gwen” Kobiella in the house they designed and constructed in Sutter. He was a member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Quincy.
John is survived by his wife Gwen, three daughters, Andrea (Jim) Kerber of West Chicago, Danielle (Mark Thomas) Wojtiuk of Schaumburg, and Elaina (Eric Capasso) Shaw of Streamwood, and three grandchildren, Krystal and Cassidy McGlennon and Bree Capasso.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Burton.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw. Family will meet friends from 1:00 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.