BARNES BFD (ret), Robert E. "Buzz" In East Boston, formerly of South Boston, April 22, 2019. Beloved husband of Beverly A. (Riley). Loving father of Judy Barnes of East Boston. Devoted grandfather of Robert "Robby" Barnes.
Son of the late Margaret L. (Varley) and James B. Barnes
Cherished uncle of Edwin and Doria Shanahan of Peabody. Also survived by three sisters, one brother, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] EAST BOSTON Thursday morning, April 25, at 10:30. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston at 11 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting prior to Mass commencing at 9 AM.
Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery will be at a future date.
Veteran US Army. Retired firefighter for the Boston Fire Dept with 33 years of service, stationed at Ladder 21, Orient Heights and Ladder 2, Maverick Sq., East Boston.
Indoor parking and entrance to funeral home available from 340 Bremen St.
In lieu of flowers donations in Buzz's memory to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Care Dimensions, Wounded Warriors or the MSPCA would be greatly appreciated
75 Sylvan St., Danvers MA 01923
MSPCA - Angell
350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130,
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Wounded Warrior Project
P O Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675,