|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1936|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2010|
NORTH BENNINGTON - Edward J. Barber, 74, died Sept. 21, 2010, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, following a long illness.
Born in Bennington on July 25, 1936, he was the son of Edward A. and Grace (Shepard) Barber.
He was a 1954 graduate of North Bennington High School.
Mr. Barber was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during the Korean conflict.
He married the former Patricia Ann Buckbee Oct. 16, 1959, in Bennington.
He was employed at various factories and retail stores in the area.
Mr. Barber was a life member of North Bennington Fire Department and a member of American Legion Post 13 and Paran Recreations.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, flower gardening, crocheting, reading and studying American history.
Survivors include his wife of North Bennington; a daughter, Daphne Pratt of Hammondsport, N.Y.; three sons, Arthur, Jacob, both of North Bennington, and Joseph Barber of Shaftsbury; two grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by a sister, Sandra Barber.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the funeral home.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in North Bennington.
Memorial contributions may be made to North Bennington Fire Department or Second Chance Animal Shelter, in care of Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
View the guest book at www.rutlandherald.com/ obits.
Published in Rutland Herald from September 22 to September 23, 2010
Arthur Edward Barber (1915 - 1973)
Grace Evelyn Shepard Barber (1916 - 1982)
Edward J Barber (1936 - 2010)
Sandra Lynn Barber (1953 - 1953)*
Saint John the Baptist Cemetery
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
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