01.30.09

Barry Beck Isaacs

Barry IsaacsBorn on Sep. 17, 1921
Departed on Jan. 30, 2009 and resided in Orange, CT.

 

 

Barry Beck Isaacs of Orange, 87, died at home on January 30, 2009. He was the husband of Carol B. Isaacs, father of Andrea Isaacs (Angus McDonald, Jr.) of Deep River and John H. Isaacs (Linda) of Orange, and grandfather of Gregory “Beck” Isaacs. He is also survived by his sister-in law Ruth Isaacs, of Woodbridge, and his niece and nephew, Sandy Jones and Gary Isaacs. A native of New Haven, Mr. Isaacs was son of Harry and Hannah Beck Isaacs. He graduated from Hillhouse in 1939 and University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School in 1943. He served in both the Naval Air Corps and the Army in World War II. At the time of his death, he was the longest term member of Race Brook Country Club, having joined in 1939. Mr. Isaacs was President of Barrie Ltd. Booters, a family operated shoe business started by his father in 1934. He is predeceased by his brother and business partner, Robert P. Isaacs, who passed away in 1984. He was an avid sports enthusiast. He played baseball and hockey in school and golfed and skied until just a few years ago. He will be remembered by all who knew him for his warm smile and calm demeanor. The Isaacs family wants to thank Dr. Samuel Bobrow and his entire staff for their care and caring these past 22 years. 

Interment will be private in the Mishkan Israel Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Sunday, February 1st at 12 noon at Race Brook Country Club, 246 Derby Avenue, Orange, with luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to St. Raphael Foundation, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven, 06511 or to CT. VNA’s Hospice Program, 33 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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