Barry Sullivan
In Loving Memory of

John "Barry" Sullivan

1946 - 2020

Obituary of John "Barry" Sullivan

Sullivan, John “Barry”

Passed away surrounded by family at his home on April 23, 2020, at the age of 73. Remembered by his wife of 51 years, Denise, their children, John J.B. Sullivan Jr. (Dianna) and Brad (Eileen) and grandchildren Chantal and Alisha. Loving brother to Joe Sullivan, Vivian, O’Brian (Joyce) and brother-in-law to Nicole (Kyle) Smith and Roger (Jean) Robert. Barry will be missed by many nieces and nephews and his dog, Carlos. Reunited with his predeceased parents, 6 sisters, 4 brothers, and his dog, Bud.

Barry was born and raised in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. Some of his favourite pastimes included cars and playing hockey, of which a few of his nephews followed in his footsteps. He frequently attended antique car shows and enjoyed rides in his Monte Carlo. Barry worked for Dana for 30 years and was a proud member of the Eganville Legion. After his retirement, Barry and Denise moved to Westmeath, on the Ottawa River, where he enjoyed spending time with his neighbours. He will be remembered for exclaiming “Thanks for coming” whenever it came time to leave and will be known as a happy go-lucky man that always loved to joke.

Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133) has been entrusted with arrangements. A celebration of life will be held in Eganville at a later date. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and online condolences can be left at

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Glenna & Dave Mossman
2 months ago

To Denise, Joe, Vivian and their Families we convey our heartfelt thoughts and prayers with Barry’s passing.

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Susan& Dave Fynn
2 months ago

So sad to hear that Barry has passed away. We will miss his dry sense of humour and the little smirk that would lite up his face.

Dave & Susan Fynn

Anne-Marie Giguère (Robert)
2 months ago

Chère Denise et familles,

Mes sincères condoléances spécialement à toi Denise et aux enfants. Il n’est jamais facile de laisser partir un être cher et je suis de tout cœur avec vous en pensée pour traverser ce moment.

Cousine Anne-Marie Giguère (Robert) xx


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