April 5, 1925 ~ March 27, 2011
Barry, John Robert, a resident of Hawthorne, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Torrance. He was born in Somerville, MA on 4/5/25. John served in the Army during World War II, and was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. He worked as an engineer for Rockwell International Corporation for many years. John was an excellent craftsman, photographer, and avid do-it-yourself person who was always open to helping others using his many talents. He loved to travel, work on his wood carvings, cook, and root on his favorite team, the LA Dodgers. Over the years, he was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, friend and neighbor. He has left many good memories and will be greatly missed by his family. John is survived by wife, Charlotte Barry; daughter, Kathleen (Emy) Patacsil of Chula Vista, CA; and sons, Ken (Patti) Barry of Hawthorne, CA and James (Raquel) Barry of Concord, CA. The Service will be held at American Martyrs Church on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 2:00 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.