In Memory

Barry Darwell

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01/17/24 04:53 PM #1    

Ray Ferreira

I knew Barry from around school.  He was a friend to all who knew him.  Rest in Peace Barry. (Jan. 14, 2024.

Barry M. Darwell, 76, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14, 2024 after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of Deborah (Bruce) Darwell.

Born in New Bedford, son of the late Fred and Eleanor (Adams) Darwell, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School and attended Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Barry had previously worked for New England Telephone and Ahead Apparel, and had been the manager of The Garden in downtown New Bedford. He was also Tourism Director for the City of New Bedford under former Mayor John A. Markey.

Barry enjoyed sports, listening to music, socializing with his friends, and going out to dinner. He was a kind and compassionate person, always looking out for others

Survivors include his wife; his children, Jason Darwell of New Hampshire, Chris Darwell and his girlfriend Sarah of Boston, and Kelly Darwell of Fall River; his step-daughter, Megan Monteiro of New Bedford; 3 grandchildren; a niece; and a nephew.

He is predeceased by his brother George Darwell.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


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