Bob Barrett

September 6, 2008

September 6, 2008 Robert F. Barrett, 81, of Central Square, passed away Saturday at home after a long illness. Robert was a WWII veteran, serving in the Navy, and a Korean War veteran, serving in the Marine Corps.

After 25 years with the Syracuse City Police Dept., he retired as a captain. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW and the PBA.

He was predeceased by his wife, Dolores (2003); two sons, Thomas and Brian; and a sister, Rita Wiesnet. Robert is survived by two sons, Robert (Joyce) Barrett and Christopher (Nancy) Barrett; three daughters, Anita (James) Harmon, Linda (Lester) Wolfe and Maureen (Russell) Scott; two sisters, Ruth Lord Krause and Barbara Bierman Sharkey; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., North Syracuse. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Dewitt. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at New Comer Funeral Home, North Syracuse.