PERKINSVILLE, Vt. – Joseph M. Barrows, 86, passed away on April 18, 2017 in Venice, Florida. He was born March 1, 1931 in Perkinsville, Vermont the son of Theodore and Gertrude (Warren) Barrows. He graduated from Springfield High School. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
On October 12, 1956 he married Barbara Mandigo, she predeceased him on July 15, 1997.
He was a jeweler and watchmaker, owning and operating of Barrows Watch and Repair in Guilford Conn. For 35 years.
Joe was an avid golfer with an undying passion for the game of golf that he shared with his family. He was an avid Yankees Fan.
He is survived by two sons – Mark J. Barrows of Wallingford, Ct., and Stephen M. Barrows of Branford, Conn. one daughter Lori J. Hart of Madison, Conn. Four grandchildren – Sara Montauti, Edward Gosselin, Jennifer Nicolelli, and Elizabeth Gosselin, and longtime companion Bonnie Berkovich.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday June 10, 2017 at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt.
Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel on Saturday Morning June 10 from 9 – 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Plain Cemetery in Perkinsville, Vermont.
Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont is assisting the family with arrangements.