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Barry Lee Napiecek

  • | 7:38 a.m. February 27, 2023
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Barry Lee Napiecek

Barry Lee Napiecek passed away February 1, 2023 following a brief illness.  Born December 4, 1940 in Reading, PA, Barry was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Arline (Nasrallah/Frient) and daughter, Kristin (Brian) Baadte, step-sons Jeffrey (Jeni) Frient and Brian Frient, grandchildren Caroline, Kadryn and Braden Baadte, Tyler (Claire), Amanda, Camille and Grayson Frient, Aleksandra and Camelin Carter and great-grandchildren Theodore, Clementine and Charlotte Frient.  He is also survived by sister Judith (Philip) Fierro and brother Steve (Robin) Napiecek.

Barry was predeceased by his late wife, Carolyn (Neugebauer), step-daughter, Susan Frient and his parents Chester and Ruth (Manley) Napiecek. He was a 1962 graduate of St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA, was a Certified Public Accountant, served in the U.S. Army and pursued a career in accounting and finance which took him from Philadelphia to Manhattan to Chicago.  Later he felt blessed and privileged to enjoy retirement in Longboat Key.  His years were filled with activities, service, travel, socializing, adventure and joy.  Friends in Spanish Main Yacht Club, in the St. Mary’s church community and on LBK added enrichment beyond measure.  He will be remembered, cherished, held dearly in our hearts and forever missed.

Mass of Christian Burial for Barry will be celebrated at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida.


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