Barry G. Brinker, 77, of Charleroi, died unexpectedly Tuesday June 2, 2020 in Mon-Valley Hospital. Born in Greensburg, PA in 1942 he was a 1961 graduate of Jeannette High School. He proudly served in the United States Airforce and retired from Verizon after 34 years of service. Barry was honored to serve as the Noble Grand of the IOOF Lodge 1030 and served as a Trustee and Chaplain of the American Legion, Post 22. He also was an active member of the Honor Guard, a service he held in high regard and performed with great pride. Married to Patricia (Laskey) in 1997, the couple blended their lives and families; working together, traveling together, cherishing time spent with family and friends and their beloved dogs Callie and Hannah. In addition to his wife, Barry is survived by his son Chris (Connie) Brinker of Scottdale, PA; daughter Melissa Mascara (Andrew Collora) of Santa Rosa, CA; daughter Brittany (Bill) Wagner of Monongahela, PA; sister Sandra O’Ferrall of Berlin, Md; numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, and nephews. Barry was the proud grandfather of four grandchildren; Josh and Hunter Brinker of Scottdale and Kaitlin and Will Wagner of Monongahela. He would never miss the opportunity to sing their praises. He truly was the epitome of a proud Pap. Barry was proceeded in death by his parents Paul and Ada Pearl Brinker and one brother-in-law Mickey O’Ferrall. Friends will be received from 2:00 to 6:00 Sunday June 7, 2020 in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave, Charleroi. A funeral mass of Catholic faith will be held at 10:00 a.m. June 8, 2020 at Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish 624 Washington Ave, Charleroi. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion, Post 22 at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Keeping in compliance with the guidelines set forth by the commonwealth, we are operating at 50 percent capacity during visitation hours. We seek everyone’s cooperation and patience, practicing social distancing, wearing face masks and limiting your visit to 5 minutes or less. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com.
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