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John Barney, 88

September 21, 2010

-SEPT.15, 2010

SHORELINE, Wash. - On Sept. 15, 2010, John Barney passed away peacefully at his home in Shoreline, Wash. He was 88.

Mr. Barney and his wife, Isabel, lived in Hagerstown for 45 years before moving to Shoreline in 2006.

Mr. Barney served in the Navy in World War II as a lieutenant (JG) aboard an LST in the Mediterranean and Pacific theaters.

In 1949, he married Isabel Claire Edwards. They recently celebrated 61 years of marriage.

Mr. Barney worked for Doubleday & Co., Inc. in Smithsburg, and later at the Cedar Lawn facility. He retired in 1987 as systems manager. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, golfing and watching sports. His positive attitude and sense of humor served him well throughout his life.

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Mr. Barney is survived by his wife, Isabel; daughter Mary Beth Barney and son-in-law Larry Murphy, of Shoreline, Wash.; son Ed Barney and daughter-in-law Abby Jane Runyon, of Springfield, Vt.; sisters Eve Barney Sheetz and Lillian Joyce Barney of Woodstock, Va.; and nieces, nephews, family and friends. We miss him very much.

Arrangements: Beck's Funeral Home, Edmonds, Wash., 425-771-1234. Please share memories with the family at http://www.becks funeralhome.com.

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