He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Elaine A. (Fiset) Barker; his son, Peter A. Barker of Los Angeles, CA; three daughters and sons-in-law, Angela M. and Andrew Neilson of Sunapee, NH, Deanna E. and Daniel “Tiger” Ruth of Plaistow, NH, and Maria E. and Michael Casey of Newburyport; a sister, Mary Ellen Sullivan of Fredericksburg, VA; a brother-in-law, Frank Zwinklis of Warwick, RI; five grandchildren, Sarah Miller, Emily Ruth, Ally Ruth, Abby Casey, and Owen Casey; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Judith (Barker) Zwinklis and his brother, Paul Barker.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. His funeral will begin on Friday morning at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Haverhill. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Sarah’s Place, 180 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830, the Society of Saint Vincent DePaul All Saints Conference, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill, MA 01832, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit our website, www.berubecomeau.com.