Berlin – Joseph A. Bari, 65, of Berlin, a former longtime resident of Hudson, died at his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. He leaves his loving companion and longtime friend, Debra Healy of Berlin.
Joseph was born in Cambridge, son of the late Fluvio J. and Nicolena (Antonelli) Bari. He was raised in Newton, where he attended local schools and was a graduate of Newton North High School. He was a self-employed painter for many years, operating as J.A. Bari Interior and Exterior Painting. He was a member of the Hudson AMVETS, Post 208.
Joseph enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and his sense of humor and loving spirit will be remembered by all who knew him. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, and boating in his spare time, and had a passion for a good game of billiards with friends. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.
Besides his companion Debra, he is survived by his two daughters, Jennifer Bari of Woburn and Carley Alleavitch of Plantation, FL, and his three sisters, Anita DelGizzi of Newtonville, Joyce Wentworth of Framingham, and Linda Raymond of Marlborough. He is also survived by his three loving grandchildren and his many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may attend a calling hour Saturday, Jan. 5, from 12 to 1 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, followed by a memorial service and celebration of Joseph's life at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joseph may be made to the Hudson AMVETS, Post 208, 5 South St., Hudson, MA 01749.