Harry Barrett

Harry Barrett
Of Arlington Heights

Harry Barrett was born on December 6, 1927 in County Mayo, Ireland. He died Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Arlington Heights.

Harry is survived by his daughter, Mary (Daniel Lynch) Barrett; grandchildren, Maeve and Danny Lynch; brothers, Thomas, Michael, Patrick and Anthony: and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by wife, Roseline (nee Erskine); siblings, John, Mary Scanlon and Martin.

Visitation Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights. Prayers 8:45 am Monday, March 20, 2017 at the funeral home proceeding to Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, 440 S. Mitchell, Arlington Heights for a 9:30 am Funeral Mass.  Interment at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Irish American Heritage Center at irish-american.org. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.


2 thoughts on “Harry Barrett

  1. I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Barrett for many years at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County where he was the Chief Engineer. I never knew anyone more dedicated to our organization the Harry. He was a total class fellow and professional.

  2. I also had the pleasure of working with Harry at the Forest Preserve District, he was one of a kind and one of the best. He will be dearly missed!

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