Barry M. McGowan, 61

NOV. 23, 1951-APRIL 27, 2013

April 28, 2013

Barry Michael McGowan, 61, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Born Friday, Nov. 23, 1951, in Brockton, Mass., he was the son of the late John G. McGowan and the late Barbara A. (Woodman) McGowan.

He was employed with Meritus Medical Center in the radiology department for many years.

Barry enjoyed traveling, his family and his dogs, especially his boxer, “Rocky.”

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Gale McGowan; daughter, Kathleen McGowan of Baltimore, Md.; sons, Sean McGowan of Baltimore and Michael McGowan of Portland, Ore.; sister, Erin Rickards of Summit Point, W.Va.; brother, John McGowan of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

At Barry’s request, there will be no viewing or service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd., North, Hagerstown.

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