Eric James Barrett

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Eric James Barrett

April 9, 1943 - June 24, 2020

Peacefully at his home in Cobourg on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Eric Barrett passed away at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Sylvia Barrett (nee Spencer) for 52 years. Loving father of Julia Barrett and Margaret Laton (Patrick). Cherished grandfather of Brittany Laton (Zachary Maharaj), Jaimie Laton, Robert Laton, and Elodie Krawczyk. Dear brother of Kathleen Keenan (the late Malcolm) and George Barrett (Mary). He will be sadly missed by his in-laws; Dianne Weatherall, Kathleen Giff, James Spencer and Thomas Spencer (Linda) and many nieces and nephews. Eric was a Third-Degree Knights of Columbus member for more than 50 years. A private Mass will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Cobourg with cremation to follow and interment of cremated remains at St Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Northumberland Humane Society.

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Linda S - July 8, 2020

I had the pleasure of knowing Eric when I worked in Cobourg. He always had a smile on his face and a funny thing to say. It was always a pleasure to serve him. He will be missed. My deepest condolences to all his family.

Andre and Milka - July 8, 2020

We were happy to have known Eric and worked with him too. Andre and Milka

Lori J Chaput - July 1, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Alzheimer Society

Jean Walters - June 29, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Jean Walters - June 29, 2020

God Bless and strengthen you and your family.

Brian & Yvonne Hewson - June 29, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Alzheimer Society

Mary Jo Morrison - June 29, 2020

Sylvia My sincerest sympathies to you and your family. I hope the memories of your time together bring you peace and comfort. Sending you much love.

John and Valerie Orviss - June 29, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Duane &Rick Hoffman - June 27, 2020

Sylvia & family, many caring thoughts & prayers have been with you during your life journey. Loving & caring for each other always to the end. God will be welcoming a gentle, faithful soul as Eric's faith led everything in his life. Both of you always involved & helping when ever needed. You can rest now knowing Eric is in heaven completely restored and watching over each of you.

Susie Almon, Bill and Hannah Matangos - June 27, 2020

Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. It was an honor to meet Eric, with all his wit, humor, and joy. He had a contagious zest for life! We hope in time your memories will bring you comfort.

Lori Chaput - June 26, 2020

My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Barrett family. Hold him forever in your hearts and know that you were blessed by every moment that you had with Eric.

Laura Leslie,Sons William and Paul - June 26, 2020

Our love and deepest sympathy. Eric was such a wonderful man and will be missed so much . We have such wonderful memories of him. His warmth and wit will stay in our hearts. Love to you all xo

John and Margie Mudri - June 26, 2020

Cherish your memories as you mourn his passing. I wish that John could have met him, but I’m so glad that I did have that opportunity. I looked again on Canada’s website to see if there wasn’t a loophole that would allow me to join you al Monday but there is not. We’ll certainly be with you in love and prayers for this dear man.

Eddie and Sharron Covell - June 26, 2020

Dear Sylvia and Family, we are so very sorry to hear of Eric's passing. Thinking of you during this very difficult time and sending hugs and kisses

Richard Julien - June 26, 2020

My sympathies to the whole family. Eric was the kindest, gentlest soul I have ever encountered.

Helen Rosen - June 26, 2020

Condolences to Sylvia and family at this difficult time. -Helen

Marlene Stothart - June 26, 2020

Sylvia and family, so sorry to hear of your husband and fathers passing, my heart goes out to you. Hugs Marlene

Marilyn Lucas - June 26, 2020

Dear Sylvia -My deepest sympathy to you and your Girls and all Eric’s Family members. I chatted with Yvonne and Brian on hearing from Kay of Eric’s passing. Brian said “Eric was one of the good ones”. I was thinking of when you were here for the reunion and meeting up with you and Eric. I am sure you have many happy memories to hold on to. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Sincerely, Marilyn

Duane & Rick Hoffman - June 26, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Alzheimer Society

Jeanie Gsig - June 26, 2020

Sylvia and family I was so very sorry to hear about Eric’s passing. Sending my sincere condolences. Your Neighbour Jeanie Haig #82 💐