Barry Anderson
1946 - 2021
Barry Anderson
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, October 8, 2021
Service Time
Service Location
Holy Family Catholic Church, Amherst, NS
Burial Information
Burial Location
Maccan Cemetery
Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society, the School Breakfast Grab and Go River Hebert District School, or charity of choice.
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Mr. Barry Anderson, age 75, of Maccan, NS passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.  

He was born in New Glasgow, NS, he was the son of the late Henry and Catherine (MacGillivray) Anderson.

Barry will be remembered fondly by many people through memories of a life well lived. He was career teacher, a baseball coach, figure skating dad, active member of the Catholic Church in Amherst, proud StFX alumnus and later in life a traveller, tutor, and provincial/national baseball board member. He also achieved a red belt in TaeKwon-doe at the age of 75.

He will be dearly missed by his children Jeremiah (Julia) Anderson, Lower Sackville; Rebecca (Alan) Baker, River Hebert; grandsons Keegan, Callum, Owen, Mac and Brennan; step-granddaughters Jasmine and Madison; his mother-in-law Gwen McCormick, Maccan; his brothers, sisters, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Barry was predeceased by the love of his life Margo (McCormick) Anderson and father-in-law Stan McCormick.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777). Per Barry’s request there will be no visitation. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 8th at 11am at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Amherst with Father Charles Offor presiding followed by internment in the Maccan Cemetery. 

Those wishing to attend must be able to provide proof of double vaccination for Covid-19 as well as government issued ID at the door. Masks are still required.

Those wishing to make a donation in Barry’s memory may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society, the School Breakfast Grab and Go River Hebert District School, or the charity of their choice.

Sharing memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

Barry Anderson