Mary Christina Barry of Chatham died at Care one at Madison Avenue in Morristown on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. She was 64. Born in Kildare County, Ireland, daughter of Michael and Mary (McEvoy) Barry, she lived in Chatham for the past 38 years.
Christina is survived by her nieces: Sharon Pittenger of Parsippany and Gail Smith of Succasunna. Christina was a caring and loving person who will be missed by family and her many devoted friends.
Christina during childhood lived in St Joseph Orphanage in Kilkenny, Ireland. She was an au pair in Finchley, England, and emigrated to the United States in 1974 where she worked and lived with a family in Chatham until 2001. She later worked for Juniper Village at Chatham Assisted Living and in the rectory at St Patrick Church in Chatham. She also volunteered as an aid and usher at St Patrick Church.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 PM on Friday, June 22, 2012, at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham with time to eulogize and gather after the service. A Memorial Mass will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at St. Patrick Church, Washington St., Chatham.