BARR, George M.


of Ft. Myers, FL passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 94 years of age. Born in Boston, he was a graduate of Boston Latin School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a veteran of WW II. He was associated with the footwear manufacturing industry for over 42 years. Starting as an industrial engineer, he was promoted to General Manager and vice president of manufacturing for several companies before becoming an industry-wide management consultant. He was a lifetime member of the Two/Ten Association (footwear) and the Masonic Order. Beloved husband of the late Mildred Marks. Loving father of Paul K. Barr & his wife Theresa of Simi Valley, CA and Betsy L. Barr & her husband Thomas Durnan of Somerville. Cherished grandfather of Harry L. Durnan & his wife Debbie of Houston, TX, Lila G. Durnan of Somerville, and Elizabeth R. Barr of Simi Valley, CA. Dear brother of Fred M. Barr of Southbury, CT. Services at Schlossberg Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton on Monday, January 15 at 12 noon. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.


Arrangements by
Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel
"Family Owned"

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