Obituary for Thomas "Tom" Barr
Passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, Charles Street Site on Monday, February 19, 2018. Thomas Walter Barr, at the age of 81 years. Beloved husband of Jean (nee Laird) Barr. Dear father of David (Erenne Dreyfus), Dale (Kim), Cathy (Scott Bleakney), Christopher (Zsuzsi) and Sandra Barr. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Danielle Ruypers (Jason), Nicole and Nicholas Barr, Chanel Halladay and Shannon Bleakney and by one great grandchild Willow. Also survived by his siblings Virginia Burton, James Barr (Sharon) and Michael Barr (Connie). He was predeceased by a sister Natalie L'Anglais and by his parents Sophie and James Barr.
A special thank you to Annette Vieler for her support during this difficult time, as well as a sincere thank you to the Bayshore Homecare Nurses, the Palliative Care team, and the compassionate care given by the second floor B.G.H. nursing staff.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockville on Thursday, February 22nd from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Bosco Parish, 175 Windsor Drive, Brockville on Friday, February 23rd at 11 am. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. John Bosco Parish or the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Palliative Care will be gratefully acknowledged. Send condolences, place a donation, light a memory candle or share a special thought of Tom online at www.irvinememorial.com.