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 Barry Lee Bressler

Barry Lee Bressler

Birth
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Feb 2017 (aged 80)
Virginia, USA
Burial Cremated, Other
Memorial ID 176333184 · View Source
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Barry Lee Bressler died on Sunday, February 12, 2017 due to complications from malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Barry was born in Reading, PA in 1936. He was a retired Naval Surface Warfare Center physicist and an adjunct physics professor for the NSWC/VPI&SU graduate program. After retirement from NSWC, he worked at EG&G. Barry earned his B.S. from Ursinus College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from VPI&SU.

Barry was an avid naturalist who was an expert on coleoptera and ants. He taught and curated an insect collection for the Reading Public Museum. He was also a very knowledgeable birder.

Barry leaves behind his wife, soulmate and best friend, Ellen Brown of Fredericksburg; his mother, Lillian Bressler of Reading PA; three sisters, Sandra Bressler of Wheeling WV, Linda Zuber of Wernersville PA, Cheryl Kowal of Shillington PA; and two brothers, Glenn Bressler of Reading PA and Terry Bressler of Reading PA.

The family will receive friends at home on Barry’s birthday, Thursday, February 16, from 4-6 pm. Covenant Funeral Service is handling the arrangemen


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  • Created by: Nancy Walker
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176333184
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barry Lee Bressler (16 Feb 1936–12 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176333184, ; Maintained by Nancy Walker (contributor 46944851) Cremated, Other.