Sad news about a former teacher

Karen Czarnowsky Castellano, class of '66, informed us that Brother Barry (Aloysius James Barry) passed away November 10, 2019.

After 20 years as an Irish Christian Brother, Jim Barry left the order, becoming a father and grandfather.

His obituary reads:

Passed peacefully surrounded by the love of family & friends November 10, 2019 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by his parents, Stephen & Margaret; son, Ryan; brothers, John, Ted, Stephen"Jerry", & Thomas; sister, Ann Curtin.

Survived by children, Kiera (Bill) Swan, Gavin (Mariana), Maura(Rome) Barry; grandchildren, Olivia, Ryan, Brenna, Ella, & Finnegan; sister, Eileen McGloin; & many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

Jim was born in the Bronx, to a first generation Irish American family. He lived a life dedicated to service to his family & his Catholic faith. Served as a Christian Brother for 20 years & a teacher for 50 years.

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