We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Donald B Thompson Funeral Home
Helen M. Barry of Middletown, MD, passed away on May 14, 2022.
Born in Mt. Savage, MD on March 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Holt and Marie Metzner Holt.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Barry, Jr. and she is survived by three sons, Mark (wife, Cindy), Steve, and Chris (wife, Tina), four grandchildren, Matthew (wife, Chelsea), Meaghan, Kyle (wife, Gillian), and Patrick, and one great grandchild, Wynne. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Brode.
Helen graduated from Beall High School in Frostburg, MD and Catherman's Business School in Cumberland, MD. After working as a secretary at Celanese Central Trucking Office, she spent many years working in Frederick County as an administrative assistant at the Board of Education and Middletown High School.
Helen loved her family, Big Band music, dancing, gardening, traveling, taking pictures, and decorating for every holiday. During retirement, she and William belonged to a dance club, the AMVETS, the American Legion, and traveled on many great trips throughout the U.S. and Canada.
We will greatly miss our wonderful mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend.
The family will receive friends on Saturday May 21 from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main Street, Middletown. The family will be holding a private funeral service.
Flowers are welcome, or in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, 7321 Burkittsville Rd, Middletown, MD 21769.