Robert N. Barrick Telephone repairman


A Mass of Christian burial for Robert N. Barrick, a retired telephone repairman, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 6428 York Road.

Mr. Barrick, who lived on Blenheim Road in Rodgers Forge, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital after a long illness. He was 73.

Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., Mr. Barrick was reared in the Govans area and attended Polytechnic Institute. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Barrick retired from the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. in 1981 after 39 years of service.

He was a charter member of the Televets, a social organization within the telephone company made up of veterans of World War and the Baltimore Telephone Federal Credit Union. Mr. Barrick was also a member of Notre Dame Council No. 2901, Knights of Columbus, Parkville American Legion Post No. 183, Telephone Pioneers of America and was serving as president of CWA Local No. 2101 Retirees Club at the time of his death.

He married the former Katherine Scally in 1939. Mrs. Barrick died in 1987.

He is survived by two sons, Robert D. and Brian N. Barrick; three sisters, Ruth Galvin, Jane Diefenbach and Nancy McClean; and three grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.

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