barry saunders
Barry William Saunders, 47, of Apopka, FL, formerly of Weirton, WV died Sunday March 2, 2003. He was born on February 12, 1956, in Morristown, NJ, the son of Cleo Gain Pleasants Saunders of Weirton, WV, and the late William Thomas Saunders. Barry was a self employed contractor. He graduated from Brooke High School in 1974. He also attended Dayton University. Surviving, in addition to his mother, is his wife Patrice Lynn Lewis Saunders, whom he married on May 21, 1982. Also surviving includes his two sisters Alicia L. Rinkus, and her husband John, of Yardley, PA and Maureen Saunders of Ohio; his brother, Kevin W. Saunders, and his wife, Donna, of Centerville, OH; his mother-in-law, Mary Jane Gallagher Lewis of Orlando, FL; several nieces and nephews. The Saunders family will be receiving friends for visitation on Friday March 7, 2003, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV. A memorial mass will be celebrated 10 AM Saturday at Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Rev. Fr. Tony Thurston will preside. Interment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery, Weirton Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Barry was a dear friend and the godfather of our son Nicholas. We shared many vacations together with Barry and Patrice along with very fond memories over the years. He will be deeply missed in our hearts, we will always remember him.

  2. Barry and I grew up on Marland Heights together and went to school together. Cleo and my parents (Jack & Irene) were friends from the Elks Club. My deepest sympathy to his family.

  3. Our deepest sympathy to the Saunders family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Dear Cleo, We are so very sorry to learn of Barry’s passing sad to lose a child so young. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. May our Heavenly Father’s love console you during this difficult time. Stan & Fran

  5. To The Family of Barry Saunders I could not believe it when I read that Barry had passed away. I am sorry that I will not be able to pay my respects in person, but I will be working. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

  6. My deepest sympathy to you, Cleo, and to your children. This is a loss that leaves it’s mark, but be consoled in that he is now with our Saviour.

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