Robert N. Barrick, was telephone repairman, at 73

Robert N. Barrick, a retired telephone repairman, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital after a long illness. He was 73 and lived on Blenheim Road in Rodgers Forge.

A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Barrick will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 6428 York Road.


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

He retired from the Chesapeake and 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 II, and the Baltimore Telephone Federal Credit Union.

Mr. Barrick also was 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.

Mr. Barrick 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.