Michael James Barrett
Passed on: May 5th, 2014
Passed away suddenly but peacefully in his home on May 5, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn his loving and devoted wife, Rosemary (nee Hickey); children Joan Adams (Gerard), Michael (Roxanne), Paul (Catherine), Michelle Murrin (Fred), Stephen (Catherine); grandchildren Jennifer MacDonald (Andrew), Matthew Adams (Jenna Carter), Chelsea Barrett, Christopher and Catherine Murrin, Emily, Andrew and Shannon Barrett; great-grandchildren Miles and Grant MacDonald. Also mourning his passing are sisters Marg Fry (Merv), Marina Phillips (Tom), Jean Chafe (Reg), and brother James (Carm), sisters-in-law Judy Earle (Bill), Carm Nurse (the late Michael Nurse) and brother-in-law Martin Hickey (Marylou) as well as many relatives and friends. Predeceased by sisters Beatrice and Rita, and brother George. Mike was a kind and gentle man who was dearly loved by his family and friends. He was a retired employee of CBC where he worked for nearly forty years. He will be greatly missed by his lifelong trouting and weekly card buddies. Sunday dinner will be forever changed. Cremation has taken place. Visitation from Caul's Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. from the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Basilica Legacy Fund, the Gathering Place or a charity of one's choice.