Friday, March 20, 2015

In Memoriam - Brigadier General Warren J. Barry, CAP

By Lt Col Juan Tinnirello, photos by Lt Col Tinnirello

View of the Holy Cross Cemetery
Brigadier General Warren J. Barry, CAP was buried this morning at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Antioch, CA. Brigadier Barry became a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) member in 1952 and after progressing through the ranks in California and Pacific Region, he became National Commander for the years 1990-1993. A mass was celebrated this morning at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Antioch, were he was an usher and a respected parishioner for more than 50 years.

Father Roberto Corral, OP, Pastor of Holy Rosary Church in Antioch, Addressing the Participants
National, Pacific Region, State and local members of CAP were present to give their respect and condolences to family members. United States Armed Forces Veterans were present as well and accompanied the caravan carrying the ashes to Holy Cross Cemetery in their motorcycles. Cadet Rodriguez played Taps as everybody saluted.

Col Kenneth Parris, Lt Col Brett Dolnick, Group 2 Commander and Captain Douglas Perreira, Squadron 188, among several others CAP members attending the event

United States Armed Forces Veterans Saluting while Taps is Being Played

Cadet Rodriguez from Squadron 37 at Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jose, Plays Taps

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