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In Memory of

Thomas Barrie

June 5, 1932 - September 6, 2017

Obituary


Thomas (Red) Barrie passed away surrounded by the love of family and friends in New London, CT on September 6, 2017 at the age of 85 after a long battle with cancer. Tom is survived by his three daughters and their spouses- Linda and Alexander Biloni of Columbus, MS; Sherree and Dan Wolfgang of Hebron, CT, and Stacy Barrie of New London, CT. He is also survived by one grandson, Patrick Wolfgang of Hebron, CT, as well as three great-granddaughters- Suntana Dunn of Lakeland, FL, Destinee Barrie of Millington, TN, and Gypsy Barrie of Millington,...

Thomas (Red) Barrie passed away surrounded by the love of family and friends in New London, CT on September 6, 2017 at the age of 85 after a long battle with cancer. Tom is survived by his three daughters and their spouses- Linda and Alexander Biloni of Columbus, MS; Sherree and Dan Wolfgang of Hebron, CT, and Stacy Barrie of New London, CT. He is also survived by one grandson, Patrick Wolfgang of Hebron, CT, as well as three great-granddaughters- Suntana Dunn of Lakeland, FL, Destinee Barrie of Millington, TN, and Gypsy Barrie of Millington, TN, and a great-great-grandson, Joshua Wayne Wilson II of Millington, TN. Tom is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sister, and grandson, Richard Edison Barrie of Millington, TN. Tom was born on June 5, 1932 in Norwich, CT to Dorothy Wentworth Smith and Francis Lloyd Barrie. He graduated from Norwich Free Academy and entered the US Army, where he served for 28 years around the world including the Korean War and the Vietnam War. After his service, he was employed by Electric Boat for many years. He loved retirement where he was able to read cookbooks, watch the Red Sox, camp, fish and visit his favorite place- Walt Disney World. He will be terribly missed by those closest to him. A graveside service will be held in the Yantic Cemetery, located off of Lafayette St., in Norwich, on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10:00. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Tom's memory to the American Cancer Society. The Church & Allen Funeral Home in Norwich was in charge of arrangements, to leave an online condolence or express sympathy, please visit the funeral home website: www.churchandallen.com
Arrangements under the direction of Church & Allen Funeral Service, Norwich, CT.