John Barrett

Obituary of John Edward Barrett

John Edward Barrett, a lifelong resident of Bloomingburg, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020 after a long illness.  He was 50.


The son of the late William Barrett and Edith Lowe, he was born July 27, 1970 in Middletown.


John had a passion for life, especially antique cars, trucks and mechanical work.  His sarcastic, witty sense of humor, and his love of life will be greatly missed.


He leaves behind his mother, Edith Lewis; his lifelong companion, Janet Cram; daughters Sandra and Amber; sons John and Justin; several grandchildren; sisters Billie Jo and Stacy; brother Michael; stepsisters Tina and Donna; and many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his stepmother, Jeanette;  stepdad, Peewee; and nephew, Cody.


A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held on a later date 


Memorial contributions can be made to


Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Wurtsboro. For additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit

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