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Mr. Ralph Barry

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of Mr. Ralph Willis Barry on Tuesday October 31st, 2017, at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Chatham Campus.  Surrounded by his loving family, Ralph passed away in his 79th year.  Ralph was the son of the late Armstead and Neva Barry.  Loving husband of 52 years to Betty (Bennett) Barry.  Devoted father to Carolynn Barko (Scott) and Richard Barry (Koren) and adoring grandfather to three grandchildren Jade, Drew, and Allie.  Brother of the late James and Robert Barry.  Ralph is survived by his sisters Carolynn Lund-Mead and Lorraine MacDonald.  Missed by his many nieces, nephews, and extended family.  Ralph attended Chatham Collegiate Institute and was a graduate of Civil Engineering at Queens University in 1964, qualifying as an Ontario Land Surveyor in 1969.  He was partner in the former business of McGeorge and Barry before operating his own business of Barry Consulting and Barry Land Surveying.  Ralph operated as former president of the Kent Club and Progressive Conservative Party.  He also served as Chatham Hydro Commissioner and was a Rotarian.  In keeping with his final wishes cremation has taken place and private ceremony will be held at a later date.  Many thanks and appreciation to the Doctors, Nursing and Care staff at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Chatham Campus, as well as Meadow Park Nursing Home and Windsor Regional Hospital.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington St W. Chatham 519 -352-2710.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign.  On-line condolences may be left at

Cremation has taken place.

A private ceremony will be held at a later date.

Expression of Remembrance:  CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign

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