|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1898|
|Death: ||May 27, 1938|
REVERAND FATHER FRANCIS C. BARRY
The Rev. Francis Barry, one of the best known of the younger Catholic Priests of this diocese, died suddenly at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at St. Joseph,s Hospital from a stroke. He had entered the hospital this morning.
Father Barry, 38, had been a Priest two & one-half years. He was a native of St. Joseph and was educated at St. Patrick's school and at St. Benedict's College, Atchison, at Conception College, Conception, MO, and in Denver & St. Louis.
He was the son of the late, Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Barry, oldtimer St. Joseph residents. Surviving are three brothers and three sisters, M. J. Barry of the St. Joseph Gas Co., Tracy Barry of the Barry Mortuary, Mrs. Nellie Wise, Mrs. Agnes Larson & Miss Lillian Barry.
With Father Barry at the time of his death was Bishop Charles F. Buddy of the diocese of San Diego, a St. Joseph visitor who gave him last rites of the Catholic church. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
From funeral card:
Rev. Franci C. Barry, Pastor, Sacred Heart Church
Hamilton MO & Utica, Missouri Mission
Ordained to the Holy Priesthood, December 21, 1935
Entered into Eternal Rest May 27, 1938.
PRAYER: O God, who didst raise Thy servant Francis C. to the dignity of Priest in the Apostolic Priesthood, grant that we beseech Thee, that he may be associated with them in everlasting fellowship, through Christ ou Lord, Amen.
My Jesus Mercy
MO DC #17791
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Helen Cobb Rehm
Record added: Jan 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64674448