Barry Congressi

Barry Michael Congressi, 77, of Jacksonville Florida died Friday, December 28, 2018.

Barry was born February 1, 1941 in Smithfield Ohio, the son of the late John and Thelma (Arcuri) Congressi.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by two sisters, Joan “Joni” Seely and Elizabeth “Bette” Daubenspeck.

Barry is survived by his wife, Diane; four sons, John (Karyn), Andrew, Mark, and Robert, all of Florida; a sister, Nancy Pozar of Smithfield; four grandchildren, and 10 nieces and nephews.

A 1959 graduate of Smithfield High School, Barry specialized in aeronautical test cell correlation programs during his 20-year career in the United States Navy and subsequent 25-years with the Federal Civil Service. Barry was a past Commander of the American Legion Post 137 in Jacksonville, and an accomplished drummer and musician.

Private services will be held at a future date at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at www.HGRiverside FuneralHome.com.