Cullen Barry(1946 - 2013)

Barry, Cullen John Age 67, a resident of Naperville, IL, formerly of Riverdale, IL, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, IL. He was born January 26, 1946 in Chicago, IL. Loving father of Conor (Katherine) Barry of Oswego, IL, Michael A. Barry of Naperville and Christine R. (Clyde) Birman of Naperville; adored grandfather of Rachel and Nathan; devoted son of the late Edward and Rose (nee Doyle) Barry; dear brother of Patrick Barry, Melissa (Griff) Barry-Finch, Melinda (Phil) Jachim, Michelle (Michael) Quinn, Edward Barry and Moira (Tom) Bailey; fond uncle of Doyle, Sterrin, Shannon and Kate; former spouse of Christine H. Barry; lifelong friend of John E. (Fran) Oehmen. Cullen grew up in Riverdale, IL, attended Queen of Apostles Grade School and graduated in 1964 from Mendel High School. He received his degree in business Management from Northern Illinois University and worked in printing sales for many years. Cullen was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and V.F.W. Judd Kendall Post #3873, both in Naperville and the NIU Veterans Club. He enjoyed spending time at his lake house on Magician Lake in Michigan. Visitation Sunday, March 17, 3:00-8:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville. Services will begin Monday, March 18, 10:30 A.M. from the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Naperville Responds For Our Veterans, 1111 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, For info. (630)355-0213,

Funeral Home

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 South Mill Street Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-0213

Published in Naperville Sun on Mar. 15, 2013