Barry Wismer February 14, 2024

Date of Funeral

February 18, 2024

Wismer, Barry Thomas – of Port Elgin. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Barry on Wednesday February 14th, 2024 at the age of 71. Loving and devoted partner of Linda Harwood. Dear Father to Anne (Tony), of Sault Ste. Marie, Ian (Jazlynne), of Toronto, and Isaac, of Port Elgin. Cherished Grandfather of Tyler, Jessica, Danielle, Kingston, Maya, and Leelu. Brother of Glen (Betty), Marlene and Maureen (Ralph); and sister-in-law Barb (Bill). Sadly will be missed by his nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends, especially his feline companion Ginger (aka dumbell). Family wish to express their deepest gratitude to the entire team of medical professionals for the wonderful care that Barry received. Following a private family service, friends are invited to gather with them for a Celebration of Life Come and Go from 1-4pm at Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton, (519) 534-5341 on Sunday February 18th, 2024. Please come with a song or story to share. Donations made to Toonies for Tummies would be greatly appreciated. Condolences can be left at

Following a private family service, friends are invited to gather with them for a Celebration of Life Come and Go from 1-4pm at Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton, (519) 534-5341 on Sunday February 18th, 2024. Please come with a song or story to share.


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    Bill Walker says

    Dear Linda, and family:
    May fond memories provide you comfort and hoping it helps to know friends have you in their thoughts.
    With Condolence,
    Bill Walker

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    Carolyn Lawrence says

    Dear Linda and family,

    I’m so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. Please know I’m thinking of you in this difficult time and hope that you cherish and remember all of the fond memories you have with Barry. Hugs!

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    Cathy Harwood says

    Dear Linda and family,
    We were sorry to hear about Barry’s death. I know this will leave a big hole in your heart and your life. I hope happy memories will bring you some comfort .
    Remember to take care of yourself during this difficult time.
    Love Cathy and Murray

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    ken Heppenstall says

    Linda: saddened to hear of Barrys passing. our thoughts are with you.
    Nancy and Ken

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    Freda McKellar says

    Linda and Isaac…I am so sorry that you are going through this painful experience. The loss of a loved one causes immeasurable grief. As you progress through this difficult journey, I hope you take comfort in the fact that Barry is free of pain now and that the love he had for both of you descends all time and dimension. Thinking of you both. ❤️

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    Renee Gingras says

    My deepest sympathies Linda, Isaac and family. Barry was such a kind man and a great conversationalist (much like you Isaac). I always enjoyed our chats over the years at different events. May your memories bring you peace and solace in this difficult time. Much love…Renée

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    Chris Thomas says

    Very sorry to hear of Barrys passing.
    Sending strength your way.

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    Myrna scott says

    Linda, Please accept our sincere condolences with regard to Barry’s passing.
    Don and Myrna

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    Sue McCulloch says

    Dear Linda, Isaac and family, we are so sorry to hear of Barry’s passing. Be sure to share those funny and amazing memories with each other often. Let us know if you need anything.

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    Christine McBrien says

    Linda and Isaac I am thinking of you and your family. I am comforted knowing that we were there for each other. They are both at peace.

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    Wendy and Bill Harwood says

    Our deepest condolences Linda to you and your family ❤️

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    Kim West-Briggs says

    Linda and family, we are sorry to read of Barry’s passing. May your treasured memories help you and your loved ones through this difficult time. Kim and Doug

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    Murray & Cindy Wilson says

    Thoughts are with you at this time.

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    Kelly Loucks says

    So sorry for your loss Linda. Sending hugs and strength to help you through your grief

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    John Tan and Gemma Tan says

    Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.

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    Mark Harwood says

    Mark & I are very sorry to hear of Barry’s passing, our condolences to you and your family

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    Christine Robillard &Jim Brown says

    Linda and Issac, very sorry to hear of Barry’s passing, our sincere condolences to you and the family at this difficult time xo

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    Janice Best says

    Linda, our thoughts are with you and Isaac at this difficult time. Let us know if there’s anything we can do to help. Paul and Janice

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    Kirby Dunlop says

    Linda, I worked with Barry at Monroe/ Tenneco. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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    Robert & Sandy Ribey says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    The Grocery Foundation says

    We would like to extend our condolences to Barry’s family and thank them for their incredible generosity and donation to Toonies for Tummies. During a time of immense sorrow, may you find comfort in knowing his legacy will help bring brighter days for many hungry children nourishing their physical and emotional health. With our most heartfelt thanks and gratitude, The Grocery Foundation staff and community of partners.

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    Bill and Nancy Rose says

    Linda and Isaac
    Our condolences to both of you on Barry’s passing.

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    Andrew Harwood says

    Dear Linda, Isaac & families, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that in these hardest of times that you can care for each other and yourselves in loving ways. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Please know that you are not alone in your grief & that your family & friends share in it with you. In Deepest Sympathy , Andrew Harwood

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