2010-05-05 / Obituaries

George “Jack” Barnes

George “Jack” Barnes, 83, a life-long Peekskill area resident, died April 27, 2010. George was born in Peekskill on September 6, 1926, son of the late George E. & Helen (nee McAuliffe) Barnes.

Jack served two tours in the United States Navy, first from 1944-1946, and second from 1950-1951. He worked for many years as a plumber for the Lakeland School District until retiring in 1991.

Jack is survived by his wife Gloria (nee Gruenwald) Barnes; his two children, Michael Barnes and his wife Lisa, and Kathie Spinelli and her husband FJ. He is also survived by his five grandchildren: Lindsay Barnes, Allison Spinelli, Robbyn Spinelli, Dmitry Spinelli, and Kieran Spinelli.

The family received friends on April 29 at the E.O. Curry Funeral Home, Peekskill, and the funeral service was held on Friday, April 30, followed by interment in the Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.

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