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John Gerard Barron

John Gerard Barron

Passed on: May 24th, 2013

It is with great sadness that the family of the late John Gerard Barron, 81, of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, announces his passing on Friday, May 24th, 2013 at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax.
Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, John is the son of the late Francis and Isabelle (Walsh) Barron.
JB was a wise man with a wonderful sense of humour. He worked as an insurance claims adjuster, retiring from the field in the early 1980’s after serving more than two decades with the Underwriters’ Adjustment Bureau.
JB was extremely proud of his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ruby (Hipditch) Barron, daughters Linda Barron (Calgary), Lisa Aucoin (Tom) of Truro, son, Gerard Barron (Jenny) of Halifax and six beautiful grandchildren Ashley, Karli, Morgan, Justin, Evan and Stephen; and sister Rosemary Barron of St. John’s Newfoundland.
Predeceased by his brother Frank Barron and sister Helen Barron, both of St. John’s, Newfoundland and half-sisters Marg Barolet of California, Maryland and Mary Ensminger of Escondido, California.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held in John’s memory at the C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street in Antigonish on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., Reverend Neil McKenna presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences: www.clcurry.com
C.L. Curry Funeral Services Ltd. 135 College Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 1X9 Online: www.clcurry.com.

 
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