Providence Journal

67 of West Warwick died suddenly on December 8, 2016. Born in Providence, RI, he was the beloved son of the late Charles and Marie (Voccia) Meehan. He held several advanced degrees in Theology and History which he earned at the Angelicum in Rome and at Providence College. He was a member of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and the Phi Alpha Theta and Kapa Delta Pi honor societies.

Barry is survived by his dear brother, Charles Meehan and his wife Gail, of Warwick, and one nephew, Charles Meehan of Florida. He also leaves beloved cousins Robert A. Voccia and his wife, Kathleen, of Cranston, and their sons Robert, Christopher and Jonathan Voccia, all three of whom are his godsons, and June St. Peter of Warwick. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered last week. Burial was private.

Published in The Providence Journal on Dec. 27, 2016

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