Barry Fredrick Azia, 82, of Amston CT, formerly from Edgewater FL, received his angel wings Monday, January 13, 2020 at Hartford Hospital. Born July 11, 1937 in Hartford; he was a son of the late Samuel and Ester (Goldstein) Azia. Barry grew up in West Hartford and was a graduate of Hall High School. He later attended the University of Hartford. In 1956, Barry enlisted in the United States Army where he served our nation as a Medic corpsman. In 1990 he married his soulmate, Leona Azia. The couple shared 30 years of marriage as they moved from Bloomfield to Newington while raising their family. For years he worked as a sales representative at Joseph H. Bertram & Co in Bloomfield. After his retirement, Barry and Lee moved to Florida in 2003 where they resided in the town of Edgewater. He was a member of the Masons, Lodge #140 in Newington. His family will always remember him as a soft spoken and very thoughtful man, a great father, and a devoted grandfather who lived his life according to his infamous high school yearbook quote: “Happy go lucky, easy go free, and nothing on earth bothers me.” He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife Lee; his sister, Gail Azia; his children, Stacy Azia and Susan Azia, his stepchildren, Patricia and her husband John Devin, Alice and her husband Nick DeMaine, Ernest LaVoie, Charles and his wife Martha LaVoie, Maryann LaVoie, Theresa Kuraz; 23 Grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, extended family members and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his stepson, Robert LaVoie Jr. and grandson, Kyle Azia.
Calling Hours will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 1 – 3 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. A celebration of Barry’s life, Military Honors and Masonic service will follow. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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