Barry A. Bracken, 61, USAF vet, entrepreneur, avid Steelers fan, adventurous, liked camping

By on January 30, 2019

Barry Allen Bracken, 61, of Manheim, passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on Jan. 24, 2019.

Barry was born in Johnstown on May 3, 1957. He is preceded in death by his father: Raymond Bracken; and brother: Jack (Patty) Bracken.

He is survived by his mother: Barbara Ann (Gatins) Bracken; his loving wife: Kelly Bracken; children; Dennis (Bernadette), Ryan (Dawn); stepchildren: Allen Winters and Brad (Deven) Winters; brothers: Twinam Raymond (LeAnn) and Kevin (Patty); brothers-in-law: Bob (Jen) and Jim Turner; sisters: Mary Lynn Mahla (David) and Susan Bracken; 14 nieces and nephews; and nine grandchildren.

Barry and Kelly married on December 6, 1999 and celebrated 19 years of marriage.

He was a veteran and served five years in the Air Force. Barry was an avid Steelers fan and recruited many friends to his Steeler passion. He enjoyed camping and the company of friends. Barry was an entrepreneur and adventurous at business and in life. Sadly, he will be missed by all who knew him.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Barry’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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