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“Met Mr. Barron through my dad, church and the Lions and what a wonderful man. He was the salt of the earth, a gentle kind man with a heart of gold. ...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Debra Kaminske - Ledyard, CT

“I was young when I knew Leo and the Barron family. They were close family friends in Gales Ferry. Leo often had us laughing, and had a caring touch....Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Saralyn Smith - Lake Forest, CA

“I had the pleasure of working for Leo back in the 80s. He was the best! Always ready with a smile and and some comment to make you laugh! Leo had...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Lynn Simon

“Uncle Leo was very loved by all the children of his cousin, Donald Paul Barron. We will miss his sharp wit & humor. I know he & Lorraine are...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Deborah Barron Kelly - Logan, NM

“I am so sorry for your loss. I am so glad I met Mr. Barron at a NCIS reunion. Prayers & thoughts ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Rebecca Wagoner - VA

“Leo and Lorraine are a true example of love, faith and community. They are true friends of so many and both are deeply missed. I'll always treasure...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Mansfield - Gales Ferry, CT

“I knew Leo many years ago while teaching law classes at Fitch Junior High in Groton and serving as a Naval Reserve officer. Leo was both genial and...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Robert Welt - Mystic, CT - friend

“With sympathy for the loss of a pillar of the Barron family. Thinking of you during this difficult time, Bill. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Rachel Paul - Chicago, IL

“Sending condolences to the Barron family. Thinking of you, Bill. ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Katherine Avery - Los Gatos, CA

“Leo was a great man. I knew him through work as GTPD Det. LT. ”
10 of 29 | Posted by: Matthew Morton - Groton, CT

“First met Leo when he was the SAC of the then NIS unit in NLON, CT. He was also a shipmate in that he was a CDR in the Naval Reserves. He always...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Jimmy Parker - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Leo,Your final eval is a big 4.0! May GOD continue to bless you and Lorraine.Love, Kathy and Dave ”
12 of 29 | Posted by: David Perry - Millsboro, DE

“Howard and I send our sympathy and prayers to the Barron family at this sad time. Leo was one of a kind and we will always enjoy the memories of him...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Howard and Robin Chapman - SC

“What a great man he was and he will be missed very much by everyone who knew him. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Sue Watters - Norwich, CT

“Rest your oar cousin. We have the watch Joseph Barron DonovanLong Island Maine ”
15 of 29 | Posted by: Josepd Donovan - Long island, ME

“A great Man! I served with him on the Blue Mass Committee for many years.Till we meet again...My prayer go out to the family ”
16 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“If you asked all the people who ever worked for Leo they would tell you he wasnt a boss, he was a true leader and we would follow him to the ends of...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Laurel Seison - North Stonington, CT

“To Leo's family; I send my condolences for a ver y special and wonderful person. I knew him when he was with NIS. I had the utmost respect and...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Don LoPresto - Pawcatuck, CT

“Lion Leo will truly be missed. The Howard Family ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Howard - Ledyard, CT

“My heart is saddened to hear of Leo's passing. Heaven gained a wonderful Angel. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. I only saw Leo a...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Michelle Burdick - Griswold, CT

“While I never met him? He was an NIS legend. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Kenneth Lord - Williamsport, TN

“A gentleman a scholar and most important just a GREAT guy ”
22 of 29 | Posted by: Bob Mcsherry - friend

“Matt and family, so sorry to hear. So many fond memories of your Dad always laughing and always smiling. Thoughts and prayers with all of you. ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: Greg Y - friend

“Leo and Lorraine made our tour in Guam special what with his humor"""the Brights ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Super fond memories of Leo when I was a new NIS agent in New York. Leo was always very helpful and kind and had a great sense of humor. So sorry for...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Kathleen mckenna - DEALE, MD

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Patricia Higgs - Memphis, TN

“The Manhattan College alumni community shares the grief, and is now praying for our fellow alumni and the family at this time. The Alumni Office has...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: fjohn reinke (mc1968) - NJ

“When I transferred to the NCISRA New London office in Groton, CT one of the first person I met was LEO, and we quickly became friends. He and...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Hildegarde Cunningham - DEKALB, IL

“I am absolutely so so sad to hear of this I adore Leo and will miss him coming into the shop saying hya toots or hi good looking you look beautiful...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: crystal Young - Westerly, RI

Leo passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

Leo was a resident of Gales Ferry, Connecticut at the time of passing.

Born the fourth of five children to William and Angela Barron in New York, N.Y., on Dec. 7, 1932, Leo attended the Good Shepherd School and Cardinal Hayes High School, before earning a bachelor's degree in business from Manhattan College in 1958.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, from August 1952 to July 1954, and had a distinguished, 25-year career in the U.S. Navy Reserve, retiring as a Commander.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday August 6th from 5-7 pm at the Byles Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames Street Groton, Connecticut. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 am Wednesday August 7th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. Interment will follow with military honors at Gales Ferry Cemetery. Byles-Groton Memorial Home 310 Thames St. Groton, Connecticut 06340 Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Lourdes Church 1650 Route 12 Gales Ferry, Connecticut 06335 View & Sign.

The family suggests donations be directed to the Leo E. and Lorraine A. Barron Endowment Fund at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT 06335 or St. Jude Children's Hospital 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.