Published in the April 19, 2016 edition.

Obit-Kevin-Barry-webLYNNFIELD — Kevin E. Barry, 66, of Lynnfield, and formerly of Wakefield, passed away Sunday, April 17, at his home.

He was born on May 5, 1949, the son of the late Eugene and the late Jean (Keeler) Barry.

Kevin was a graduate of Winchester High School, Class of 1967. He served in the Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a Wakefield resident for 32 years before moving to Lynnfield.

He was very active in the Wakefield softball program and was the assistant coach of the Wakefield Memorial High School softball team. Kevin was also a member of the Winchester Elks.

He was the beloved husband of Eileen T. (Cogan) Barry. He was the loving father of Lauren Barry Russo and her husband Stephen of Woburn and Colleen Barry of Boston. He was the brother of Kathy Fiore and her husband Dan of Wakefield, Maureen Ford and her husband Bill of Kensington, N.H., Mark Barry of Stoneham and David Barry of Portsmouth, N.H. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Kevin’s funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 10 o’clock. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from
4 to 8 p.m.