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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Michael (Jordan) Barry, 44 – Loved Writing and Poetry

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Michael (Jordan) Barry, 44, beloved son, brother, and father, passed away Tuesday November 24th at his home in Girardville.

Born on October 5, 1976, in Pottsville, was the son of the late Gerald G. Barry and Margaret Jordan Barry, Ashland.

He was preceded in death by his father Gerald Barry and his grandparents: Pete and Helen Barry and George and Rosemary Jordan.

He graduated from North Schuylkill High School and was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish. He loved writing and poetry, outdoor survival activities, watching the history and discovery channels and enjoyed playing video games.

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In addition to his mother, Margaret, Michael is survived by his son Liam Barry, Minersville; his brother, Gerald Barry, Ashland; his step-father Ron J. Buscavage, Ashland; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was especially proud of his uncle, Cpt. Donald Parthemore, a nuclear physicist from Chino, CA, who was responsible for building a satellite for NASA and worked on the tracking team of the Apollo 11. Cpt. Donald Parthemore was married to the late Adrienne Jordan, sister of his mother Margaret.

He was a loving and caring son and will be missed by everyone who truly knew him.

The service will be private for family members only.

Condolences may be sent to Margaret Barry, 932 Center Street Ashland, PA 17921. Please consider doing an act of kindness for someone in need.

Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home Inc., Girardville is in charge of the arrangements.

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