Barry L. Bare, Sr.

Barry L. Bare, Sr.

MANCHESTER – Barry L. Bare, Sr., 66, of Manchester, passed away on Frday, August 7, 2020 at UPMC Memorial Hospital in York. He was the husband of Sonya (Fink) Bare for 37 years.

Barry was born August 8, 1953 in York Haven and was the son of the late Harold and Elva (Anderson) Bare.

He was a hard working man at Scrivner/Fleming for about 30 years and retired from Defense Logistics Agency in 2011. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and family man with a heart of gold. Many can attest that to know him was to love him. Barry was a lifetime member of the Starview Sportsmen’s Association.

In addition to his wife, Sonya, Barry is survived by daughters, Beth Bennett and her husband Kevin and Melissa Updegraff and her husband Ken; his sons, Barry Bare, Jr and his wife Lara and Jack Smith and his wife Wanda; six grandchildren, Kirsten, Kyle, Corey, Brayton, Dustin and Connor; three great grandchildren and his brother, Harold “Butch” Bare, II. Barry was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Dale and John Bare and one sister Betty Trago.

His viewing and service will be private. Graveside services will begin at 10:45 AM, Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Manchester Union Cemetery in Manchester. Officiating at the service will be Reverend James Winter, Sr. Arrangements have been entrusted to Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Lung Association, 3001 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011or to Starview Sportsmen’s Association, 501 Jerusalem School Rd, Mount Wolf, PA 17347

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4 thoughts on “Barry L. Bare, Sr.

  1. Sonya & family – I am so sorry for all of you. You have my deepest sympathy. May God help to strengthen you in the upcoming days and lean upon Him for comfort. God Bless!

  2. My heart goes out to each and everyone of you, dealing with the loss of Uncle Barry. I am just so glad to have spent the time I did with him, and I thank him for including me in on the experience of “Gravity Hill” he said that he knew I was into things like that so we went, and I freaked out but he just sat there and laughed. He talked about that day a few times with family along with Aunt Sonya, and always had a smile on his face talking about it. I’m gonna miss you Uncle Barry, and I will never forget you, because you will always be in my thoughts and my heart!
    Always, Dink

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