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.