James Robert Barry, age 69, passed away at his home on November 30 surrounded by his family. His steadfast devotion to his loved ones was admirable. This gentle, caring, and wonderful man has left a permanent mark on our hearts. He will be deeply missed by his wife and best friend of 43 years Carla (Morassut), his son Bryan (Eden), and daughter Laura (William Bolon). He was the proud Papa of Soren Barry. Jim is survived by his siblings Bruce (Anita), Ken (Bernadette), June (Dan Vachon), and Cheryl (Ivan Jolicoeur). We are forever grateful to his sister Cheryl for donating her kidney to “Jamie” 17 years ago. Jim is fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Nancy McLaren (Steve), brother-in-law Jerome Morassut (Sue), and many nieces and nephews. Friends and family may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, Barrhaven Chapel 3000 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean ON, K2J 4G3 613-823-4747 on Friday December 6, from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass Saturday December 7 at St. Maurice Church, 4 Perry St. at Meadowlands Dr. for Mass of Christian Funeral at 11 am. Interment to be held next summer in Goulais River. Organ donation can save lives. Please consider registering: https://beadonor.ca For those who would like to make a gift in memory of Jim, donations may be made to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation (Cancer or Kidney Research), Sault Area Hospital Foundation Cancer Care Fund or the Canadian Transplant Association
I'm sorry it has taken me so long to send our sincerest condolences. I just got the contact information today. My son Colin gave me the news. The thoughts of the McConkey families are with you all at this sad time.