Bruce R. Barry


1952 – 2014

RUMFORD — Bruce R. Barry, 61, of Hancock Street in Rumford, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 16, at Rumford Hospital, with loving family at his side following a long illness.

He was born in Rumford on Dec. 31, 1952, a son of Robert and Irene (Burt) Barry. Bruce was educated in Rumford schools and was a graduate of Rumford High School, Class of 1972.

Bruce was employed as a bus driver and custodian for many years in the Rumford school system. He was a member of the Rumford Eagles and served as a volunteer firefighter for 18 years, with the Rumford Fire Department.

He enjoyed playing cribbage, playing horseshoes and camping, but most of all, spending time with family.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Anna (Daigle) Barry, of Rumford; two children, Kelli Carrier and husband, Steve, of Mexico and Robin Bickford and husband, Brian, of Rumford; a sister, Joan Gauvin, of New Hampshire; three brothers, Robert Barry and wife, Billie, of New Hampshire, Rodney Barry and wife, Shirley, of New Hampshire and Allen Barry and wife, Penny, of New Hampshire; four grandchildren, Karissa and Kylee Bickford and Leigha and Grant Carrier; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents and an infant brother, George.

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