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Francis Barry Mooney
March 22, 1942 - February 6, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Barry died peacefully at St. Paul’s Hospital at the age of 74 years after a courageous battle with cancer. Barry was predeceased by his father, Orrin “Red” Mooney, and his mother, Berneldine “Bee” (McCaw) Mooney. He is survived by his wife, Anne; daughter, Margot (Dave) Sauer; son, Patrick (Shelly) Mooney; son, Scott (David Lloyd) Mooney and grandchildren, Jordan and Brendan Sauer and Alyssa and Emily Mooney; sister, Shirley (Bent) Aabjerg and brother, John (Barb) Mooney; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.<br><br>Barry was born in Saskatoon and spent his first years in Tessier, SK. He moved to Saskatoon in 1952 and attended Albert School and Nutana Collegiate, where he excelled academically and athletically. He attended the U of S, obtaining degrees in Phys. Ed. ’63 and Education ‘64. While at university, Barry played football with the Saskatoon Hilltops and the U of S Huskies. He later joined both teams as an assistant coach. <br><br>In 1965, Barry married Anne Christensen of Moose Jaw. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with Anne and the kids, taking great pride in the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren over the years. Barry’s career as an educator in Saskatoon Public Schools spanned 30 years. He touched many lives as a teacher, coach, colleague, and friend. In retirement, Barry enjoyed an active lifestyle, working out daily, golfing, canoeing, camping, wood-carving, and being with family and friends. He also volunteered as a Lion for many years. <br><br>A service of remembrance for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., at Hillcrest Funeral Home (east on 8th St; first right past Briargate Rd).<br><br>In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barry’s memory to the Saskatoon Cancer Centre or the SPCA.</div>