Barry Allen DeWees

Barry Allen DeWees 77, of St. Joseph passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home.

Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Friday, January 11, 2019 at The Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman, with  Reverend Timothy Pietrogallo officating. Friends may meet with the family on Friday, from 10 AM until the time of the service.  Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman. Memorial contributions may be made to The Chapel, 4250 Washington Ave. St. Joseph, MI 49085, Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Ln, St. Joseph, MI 49085. Online condolences accepted at

Barry  was born September 23, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio the son of the late Charles and Selma (Shapiro) DeWees.  On November 6, 1992 Barry  married Barbara Andrews-Birmingham  and they shared 26 years together. He was a union electrician for  IBEW Local 8, Toledo. Barry was an avid fisherman and hunter. He and Barbara are faithful members of The Chapel.

Survivors include his wife Barbara; his sons: Bob (Carlene) Malosh, Cory (Connie) DeWess and Dalton (Megan) DeWees; daughter Cheri (Rick) Zaberer; step-sons: Tad Birmingham and Tylor Birmingham; nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; brother: Pete (Diana)DeWees; sisters: Marsha Green and Carol (Tim) Weaver.

Barry was also preceded his first wife  Peggy in 1985; grandson: Leon Malosh.

Posted On: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:49 PM