William Barrett 1883-1960
Born: 10 Aug 1883
Baptized: 12 Aug 1883, Holy Rosary Catholic
Church, Scranton PA
Sponsors: John Brice and Honor McHugh
Gallagher 18 Apr 1906, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Scranton PA
Died: 22 Feb 1960
Marion 1909 (Died very young)
Elizabeth 1922 (My mother)
William Barrett Funeral Friday
Funeral services will be held Friday for William S. Barrett, 518 New York
St., father of William A. Barrett, chief of the Administration Division,
Scranton District, Internal Revenue Service, who died Monday night in
Mercy Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital on Feb. 10. The funeral
will be from the Regan Funeral Home, 329 West Market St., with mass at
9:30 a.m. in St. Paul’s Church and interment in Cathedral Cemetery.
Born in North Scranton, son of the late William A. and Mary McHugh Barrett,
he had lived in the Green Ridge section for 50 years. A member of St.
Paul’s Church, and its Holy Name Society, he was employed at Samter
Brothers Department Store prior to his retirement five years ago. He and
his wife, the former Mary Gallagher of North Scranton, marked their 53rd
wedding anniversary last April. Surviving in addition to his wife and
son are three daughters, Mrs. James A. Saville, this city; Mrs. Joseph
Cooney, Cedar Grove, N.J., and Mrs. John Manley, this city; another son,
Paul J., Passadena, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. Catherine Nealon and Belinda
and Nellie Barrett, both of this city; 14 grandchildren and several nieces
and nephews, including the Rev. Joseph A. Barrett, Dushore, and the Rev.
Francis Barrett, Stroudsburg.
Standing Left to Right: Lorraine, Collette, Lucille
Sitting Left to Right: Paul, William, Elizabeth (Betty), Mary (Mame),