March 5, 2023
Peacefully and surrounded by his family, at his residence, on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at the age of 95. Cherished husband of the late Maureen (née O’Farrell) (July 1998). Treasured father of Warren (Joyce) Barlow and Jen (Keith) Harasyn. Proud Grandpa of Timothy and Erin Barlow, Jacob, Thomas and Ben Harasyn. Dear uncle of Anni Hollings and Michael and Gregory Barlow. Missed by sisters-in-law Joy O’Farrell and Kay O’Farrell, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and family in Australia and England. Predeceased by brothers Douglas (Marjorie) Barlow and George Barlow.
Henry was a beloved teacher at H.B. Beal Secondary School for almost 20 years.
Many thanks to nurse Natalie at St. Elizabeth Health Care, and Dr. Theo Karaouzas for the support and compassion shown to Henry.
A Celebration of Life will be conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. A livestream of the service will be available for those unable to attend in person. To register for the livestream, please click here:
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In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Henry are asked to consider the Metropolitan United Church – Memorial Fund or the Saint Elizabeth Foundation.
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A donation has been made to St. Elizabeth Fondation. Message from the donator: My deepest condolences for your loss. Praying for and thinking of you during this time of mourning and grief. I am blessed to have met and spent time with Henry years ago. I remember him to be a kind man with a dry sense of humour. I really appreciated his hospitality.
A donation has been made to Metropolitan United Church - Memorial Fund. Message from the donator: I'm very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your during this difficult time.
Henry and his late wife Maureen were loved very deeply by my family. I was a witness to their marriage in ? Wollongong (New South Wales) all those years ago. My late husband John (who was Maureen's brother) gave her away to Henry while Maureen and John's sister Joan was Maureen's bridesmaid. What a happy affair it was and we all know now it was a match made in Heaven. Dear Henry, Rest in Peace.
Grandpa loved his 5 grandchildren. This was at his 90th birthday party.
Was a joy to know him, such a sweet man. Had the pleasure of working alongside Mr. Barlow as an advisor with our Student's Council, for a few years at H.B Beal Secondary * Including a photo Bridget Cairns 🙂
Henry, Maureen, Warren and Jen welcomed our family with open arms when we moved into the Oakridge neighbourhood just down the street where they lived. Through the many years our families shared many wonderful meals and evenings together. Henry was always the gracious host sharing many stories, usually funny, of travels in Australia and elsewhere. Our sincere condolences to all the family. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
Mr. Barlow was my math teacher at H.B. Beal. I enjoyed his sense of humour as well as his enthusiasm when explaining the various concepts. I am sorry for your loss.
Services for Henry Barlow
Celebration of Life will be held at:
Westview Funeral Chapel
709 Wonderland Road North,
March 11, 2023 10:00 am
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So sad to hear about the passing of Henry. Henry was a very good friend of my uncle Rudy Specht. They taught for many years together at Beal. My thoughts are with your family.
~ Linda Brown