Barney passed in peace Mon., Mar. 30, 2015 with his beloved wife of 61 years, Helen, and family by his side. Loving father of Mary Goheen, Pottstown, PA; Kevin Maguire, Raleigh; Bernadette Maguire and husband, Barry Fagnano, Raleigh. Proud grandfather of Caitlin Goheen and Emma Fagnano, Raleigh.
One of 13 children born in Bergenfield, NJ he is survived by sisters, Anne Fulling and Sr. Alvita, SSND and brother, Jack. He is predeceased by parents Terence and Rose (Lloyd); stepmother, Rita (Sullivan); brothers: Ted, Frank, Lloyd, Bill, and Ed; sisters: Mary, Maggie, Sr. Teren, SND, and Rita.
He served with pride in the Merchant Marines and as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. Upon retirement and relocation to Raleigh, he enjoyed spending time with family and volunteering within his church community. He will be lovingly remembered for his kind, generous nature and sense of humor.
A celebration of Barney’s life including visitation, Mass, columbarium interment and reception will be held at St. Francis of Assisi, 11401 Leesville Rd., Raleigh, NC on Tues, April 7, 2015 at 11 a.m.