BARRY – John T. Barry, Jr., (known to most as Jack) of Kissimmee, FL died on February 14, 2015 with his loving wife by his side at the age of 70. Formerly of Naugatuck, CT and Scituate, MA, Jack was the son of the late John T. Barry Sr. and Regina B. Barry of Scituate, MA.
Jack is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann, and their children, Shawn Barry and his wife Jill of Glastonbury, CT, and Colleen Barry Mattatall and her husband, David of Wethersfield, CT. He is also survived by grandchildren, Emmett, Kaye and Jameson Barry and Nolan and Emily Mattatall. He was predeceased by his parents and his daughter, Regina Karin Barry.
Jack was a member of Scituate High School, class of 1961 and a graduate of East Coast Aero Technical School, class of 1966. He was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft from 1966 until his retirement in 1999. Upon retirement, Jack and his wife, Mary Ann (Mills) relocated to Florida. During his employment Jack traveled to Virginia Beach, Seattle, Savannah, Bahrain and Australia. Jack enjoyed reading, playing cards and darts with friends and cooking with his wife.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Scituate Animal Shelter, 780 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Scituate, MA 02066 or Primary Care Medical Services of Poinciana c/o Mary Ann Barry, 614 Koala Ct., Kissimmee, FL 34759.
An Irish wake will be held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at First and Last Tavern, 220 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457 so that family and friends can gather together and remember Jack. A service in Florida will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Osceola Memory Gardens Poinciana Chapel, 3175 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee. Online condolences can given at:
COCHRAN – Parvell D. Cochran – CPO Parvell D. (Gunner) Cochran USN (ret) July 25, 1937 – February 18, 2015. Left on his final cruise Wednesday morning with his wife Marilyn, grandson Ethan and his daughter-in-law Angie saying their goodbyes as he sailed off in fair winds and following seas.
He was born on July 25, 1937 in Columbus, Indiana.
He served his nation from 1955 through 1974. He began his career in Newport Rhode Island and steamed the North Atlantic for 12 years before being stationed at Great Lakes Naval Training center where he served as a Recruit Training Officer.
In 1969 he was deployed to Vietnam and served as Patrol Officer in River Division 513. He was awarded the Bronze Star with combat “V” for his meritorious service from August 1969 to June 1970. He was awarded an additional 10 medals including good conduct during his career. He returned to Vietnam in 1970 aboard the USS MacCaffrey DD-860 and retired in 1974 while stationed at Naval Station Mayport, Mayport Florida.
He was a member of the Game Wardens Association, the Fleet Reserve Association, VFW Post 3227, Saint Cloud Florida, where he served as Commander in 1994. He was a member of the American Legion Post 80 Saint Cloud and served as Service Officer in 2011, and a member of the American Legion Riders Chapter 80.
He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Agnes Cochran and his sister Donna Cromlish. He is survived by his wife Marilyn Cochran and three children, Karen and (Bud) Adams, Alan and (Karen) Cochran, Robert and (Kathy) Cochran. Three step children, Kelly and (Peter) McCoubrey, Jerri-Mae and (Jim) Ross and Jason Murphy. Seven grand children, Teresa and (Mark) Shearer, Jason and (Samantha) Moss, Cody Cochran. Ethan Murphy, Heavenly, Brianna, and Mariah Cochran. Seven Great grandchildren and two Sisters, Ilene and (Charles) Burton and Shirley Hancock. Many loving nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., with Service to follow at Fisk Funeral Home, 1107 Massachusetts Ave., Saint Cloud, Florida. There will be a reception following the service at the American Legion Civic Hall Post 80, Saint Cloud to honor his life and his service to a grateful nation.
EMERY – Peter Emery, 67, passed on February 13, 2015 after a sudden illness in Southlake Hospital, Clermont, FL. Peter was born in Providence RI on November 8, 1947. He was survived by his wife of 44 years, Lorraine (Platt) Emery, and his four children; Steven Emery, Angela Evans, Tammy Holloway, and Michael Emery. He also leaves behind two brothers, William Keeley and Leonard Emery. Peter has ten grand-children, and six great-grandchildren.
Peter is a veteran of the USAF and served during the Vietnam era. He was honorably discharged from the USAF in 1977. Following his service in the USAF, Peter also served in the Air National Guard, and was again honorably discharged in 1983.
There will be a brief memorial service on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. It will be located at First Christian of Kissimmee. 415 North Main St., Kissimmee, Florida.
ESTAMPADOR – Eulogio R. Estampador, Jr., age 80, died in Kissimmee, FL, on Monday, February 16, 2015. Born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on October 19, 1934, he practiced law in the Philippines before moving to Kissimmee, FL, where he settled.
A beloved brother and uncle, he is survived by his siblings Racimo R. Estampador (Cristina), Nerita E. Ulep (Diosdado), Elvirita E. Gildea (Matthew, deceased), Emmanuel R. Estampador (Roselyn), and Josephine E. Tan (Jesse), along with nieces and nephews. His parents, Eulogio P. Estampador, Sr. and Elvira L. Racimo, passed before him.
A viewing at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 20, 2015, will be held at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 1603 N. Thacker Ave., Kissimmee, FL. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 a.m.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the services.
In lieu of flowers or cards, memorial donations are welcome and should be addressed to the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 1603 N. Thacker Ave., Kissimmee, FL 34741.
The Estampador family is being cared for by Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, FL. 34741. 407-847-3188
WALSH – Patricia Anne Walsh of Kissimmee, passed away on February 9, 2015. She was born on July 15, 1928 to Patrick and Leonore Shannon in Chelsea, MA. Patricia worked as a cook for Holy Cross Hospital and also for the Osceola County Schools. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church of Kissimmee.
Patricia was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, William Walsh; son, William Walsh, Jr. and grandson, Russell Hunt. She is survived by her loving family; daughters, Sheila Honeycutt of Kissimmee, FL; Maureen Hunt of Reading, MA; Martha Nicolson of Poinciana, FL; son, Daniel Walsh of Kissimmee, FL; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., at Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home, Crematory and Cemetery, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Road, Kissimmee, FL 34744. Online condolences can be given at: www.OsceolaMemGds.com 407-847-2494