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William M. Barrett



William M. Barrett, 95, of Medina, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. He was born in Cleveland on December 15, 1923, to the late Joseph H. and Alice M. (Healey) Barrett.

He proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. in WWII. William owned and operated Barrett Machine Company in Berea for over 40 years. He enjoyed reading and classic Thunderbirds.

William is survived by his children, Michael (Peggy), Martin (Diane), Dennis (Diane), Amy (Eugene) Strzala and Allison (Michael) Lepre; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Shirley C.; son, Mark and his sister, Lois (Irving) Ryan.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Burial with Military Honors will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville. Please meet at the funeral home at 11:45 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019.

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