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HARDING, Barry R., of Braintree, formerly of Fall River, passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, on April 14, 2022, at the age of 77. Born and raised in Fall River, Barry graduated from Fall River High School and then went on to attend Bryant College. Barry worked for over 30 years as a sales representative where he designed and sold custom medical connectors for the medical device industry. In his free time, he enjoyed skiing, and traveling the globe, some of his favorite locations were Europe and especially Sicily, Italy, where he vacationed twice a year for many years. Most of all, Barry loved people and loved making people laugh. A devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, Barry will be sorely missed by all who were blessed to have known him. Barry was the beloved husband of Joanne Stinson. Loving father of Melissa Larsen and her husband Travis of Martha’s Vineyard and Christopher Harding of Pelham, NH. Brother of the late Donald Harding, Warren Harding, Noel Harding and Aisla Harding. Cherished Grampy to Violet Larsen and Gavin Larsen. Dear uncle to Kevin Harding and Dianne Harding. Son of the late Clarence and Ailsa (Salmond) Harding. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from 10:30 – 11:30 AM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:30 AM in the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Old North Cemetery, Weymouth. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made in Barry’s name to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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