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“To the family of Wayne Stanley Barr, I am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure you will miss him dearly. Please find comfort in knowing one day we will...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Alphonso - FL

“May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad time Psalms 29:11 ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Dad I miss you so much already. I pray your journey to mom was a peaceful one. I love you very much Rest In Peace dad ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Deb Kirk - Woodbridge, VA

“Wayne was my mentor in the Fire Service, he was a great teacher and taught me everything I needed to know to become a firefighter and then officer. I...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Rich Pottberg - Carmel, NY

“sorry to hear about Chief Barr passing. he was a good friend and a great chief. i want to thank his family for all the years he volunteered. RIP...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: frank Gunn - mahopac, NY


Wayne Stanley Barr of Shallotte, NC and formerly of Mahopac, NY passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the age of 80. He was born in Grand Rapids, MI on November 2, 1936, the son of Garrett and Anne Cerami Barr.

Wayne worked for Metro North Railroad as an electrician for 40 years until his retirement. His love was the volunteer fire service. He served as chief of the Mahopac, NY Volunteer Fire Department and as a training officer with the Brewster, NY Volunteer Fire Department. He also was a NY State Fire Instructor. After his retirement, he moved to Shallotte in Brunswick County, NC and became the Civie Town Fire Chief.

Wayne married Angelina Fantone on November 2, 1957. Angelina passed away on August 22, 2011 after almost 55 years of marriage. He is survived by his daughters, Deb Kirk and fiancé Dave Coniber of Woodbridge, VA and Diana Barr of Catskill, NY, his sister, Judy Antico and husband Peter of Falls Church, VA,; three grandchildren, Jennifer Doughton and husband David, Patrick Kirk and Carissa Barr, his great grandchild, Chase Doughton and a special pet "Dusty".

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will take place at 1 pm following the memorial visitation.

Contributions in memory of Wayne may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.