August 28, 2013
"Pete the Bear"
NIAGARA FALLS —
H. "Pete the Bear" Barry, native of Niagara Falls, died on August 20, 2013 at age 77, after a brief illness.
Mr. Barry attended Bishop Duffy and LaSalle High School, graduating from LaSalle in 1953. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He played and enjoyed sports and was an avid New York Yankees fan. Mr. Barry was employed by Hooker Chemical, Laborers Local 91, Bell Aerospace and Hutchins Automotive. He was also a member of the American Legion Wheatfield Post #1451.
Survived by a son, Bernard J. Barry; a granddaughter, Sarah; and two great-granddaughters.
Mr. Barry's body was donated to the State University of Buffalo Medical School.
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