AVON, Fla. Formerly of Orange — Services were held at the Carmon Funeral Home and Family Center in Avon for Warren R. Barrett, 79, beloved husband of the late Dolores (Sizensky) Barrett, who passed away Feb. 25. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
He was born in Pomfret, son of the late Wilfred and Florence (Maxham) Barrett. He was raised in Vermont and graduated from Woodstock High School. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from New Haven University and served in the US Air Force during the Korean War where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross among other decorations.
Warren was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft, Times Fiber Communication, and retired from Amphenol Corp, Wallingford.
He was an avid bowler, enjoyed sailing, and was interested in genealogy.
Survivors include a son Thomas Barrett and his wife Sue of Milford; a daughter Nancy Moses and her husband Tim of Farmington; a sister Elizabeth Morgan of White River Junction; seven grandchildren, Penelope Moses, Christopher Rish, Thomas, James, Mason, Matthew, and Maddox Barrett; and one great-grandchild, Parker Rish.
Besides his wife Dolores, he was predeceased by two brothers Harold and Gerald Barrett.
Contributions may be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, DC 20090-6231.
This obituary first appeared in the March 6, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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