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In Loving Memory of

Barry David Whyte


Obituary of Barry David Whyte

WHYTE, Barry David- Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the age of 80. Loving husband of 50 years, to his dear wife, Joy. Father of Bill Whyte, Cindy (Joe) Deman, Sandra (Patrick) Severin, Cynthia (Wayne) Baisley, Kim (Paul) Durante, Rick (Trish) Chartier. Proud Papa to Dustyn (Kristy) Chartier, Sarahfina (James) Tourangeau, Kelsea Severin, Tyler (Abbie) Chartier, Kaitlyn (John) Severin, Dylan Durante, Tanner Chartier, Marina Deman. Proud Great-Grandpa to Judah, Juliette, Allie and Ayden. Barry was a loving brother to Peggy (Gary) St. Angelo, Christine Whyte, Brenda (Bill) Calisina, Heather (John) Stadnyk, and uncle to many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Bill and Betty Whyte, and his mother-in-law- Eileen Aldrich.

Barry cherished his family dearly. He was a hard worker and retired from General Motors of Canada, to spend more time with his family. He reminisced often with much pride about his time spent in the Navy. In his early years, he was an avid fisherman and enjoyed his fishing trips with family and friends. Barry loved to make people laugh and always enjoyed being the center of attention. He had a special love for all the family pets, and for animals in general. He loved Joy’s baking, in particular, cake!! The Toronto Blue Jays, racetrack, and the casino were some of his favourite pastimes. Barry loved the sound and musical talents of his very favourite artist, his wife Joy, followed by his second favourite artist, Nana Mouskouri. He was a very sentimental man and will be immensely missed by all who knew him.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, for their assistance, care and compassion with him. As per Barry’s wishes, cremation has taken place and Essentials Cremation and Burial Services has been entrusted with arrangements. Memorial donations made to the Niagara Falls Humane Society, would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be shared to Barry’s tribute page found at

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Dana & Nick Arundine and Linda Hoadley
4 years ago

Cindy, Joe and Marina. Our thoughts are ALWAYS with you! We would like to extend our condolences and prayers to you and ALL of your family. We are so honoured to have made a donation to the Niagara Falls Humane Society in memory of Barry Whyte. Love Dana, Nick, Alyssa, Brianna, Christa and Linda.

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Elizabeth Telega
4 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. My thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family.

Betty Ann Dadd
4 years ago

Condolences to all Barrys family and friends ! Especially Billy & Cindy and Marina on the passing of their Dad and granddad. May your many happy memories give you peace at this time. God bless. From Betty Ann, Lorraine & Lisa

Henk & Sue-Ann Sypkes
4 years ago

Cindy & Joe, our condolences to you & your family. Praying the Lord’s strength will carry you all at this time. Cherish the memories. We are honored to make a donation to the Niagara Falls Humane Society.
Love Henk,Sue-Ann,Michelle, & Devin

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Murray Dickson
4 years ago

We would like to extend our condolences to Aunt Joey and family. It is funny, they aren’t our biological Aunt and Uncle but it feels like they are. Our family, along with several other families from Sinnicks Avenue started calling them that at a very young age. We were such a clost knit community and Aunt Joey and Uncle Barry were the cornerstones. They both treated us ALL like family and were extremely generous and kind always. I know Patsi Caron, the Luciani’s, the Dickson’s and other families all felt the same way. We are all feeling your loss but please take solice in knowing that our fond memories will go on.

All our best, Murray and family.

4 years ago

Awe Rick and Trish. We are deeply sorry for the loss of your dad, Rick. May he R.I.P and at some point down the road may your pain ease a bit. Thinking of you both and the rest of your family in this dark time. Hugs.

Rhonda Bench
4 years ago

Barry you will remain in our hearts always ❤ memories will keep you close to all that loved and laughed with you. Prayers for healing broken hearts. Untill we next meet on the other side. Love Rhonda , paul and Chrissy.

Maureen DemizioMIiHU4
4 years ago

Dear Joy, Cindy and ALL the FAMILY MEMBERS.
I am so sorry for your LOSS.
May the LOVE of family & friends, give you COMFORT.
May the LOVE of GOD . …GIVE YOU PEACE…!!!!
Prayers for each and every one of you.
I have known Barry & Joy for over 40+ years. My heart bleeds for you Joy. I am so happy you have such a loving, supportive family. Beautiful inside and out children and grandchildren . You are BLESSED.
THE PAIN will ease in time and
ALL THE WONDERFUL MEMORIES will cover this immense pain you are feeling now, but never the loss.
I believe Barry’s soul will be with you always ….until you are called home where you two will be united again.
Love Maureen xoxo

Megan Jennex (Storey)
4 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. I always loved spending time with him and Joy as a teenager, doing puzzles and visiting. He was such a kind and loving man and will be missed by many. Sending so much love to all of the family. Take care of each other. Xoxo

Kaitlyn ❤️
4 years ago

If love could bring you back you’d of lived forever. These last few days were some of the hardest, saddest and best days. There may of been tears but there was also so many good laughs remembering all the memories we made with you. I’m going to miss your funny smart remarks at me just to see what id say back. You were determined to win the lottery in your lifetime but if you ask me We hit the jackpot having you as a grandpa. Im glad your not suffering anymore and your finally at peace. You were a great papa and I miss you already. I love you so much 💗💗 Rip angel until we meet again 💗xox

Ms. Verne Eisnor
4 years ago

I did not know Barry, but am a friend of his sister, Heather, and it is clear that she dearly loved her brother, and that he was an amazing man. I just wanted to send my deepest condolences to Heather and to the entire family. God bless him and keep him until you meet again. With love.

Ruth Maltese
4 years ago

My sympathies to you Cindy, Wayne and family. May you treasure all the memories you had with him in the following days, weeks and months ahead. Gone to soon.


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