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Born: Nov 14, 1944

Date of Passing: Feb 02, 2020

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On February 2, 2020, Barry Ernest Evason passed away peacefully with his family by his side.
Barry was born to Amy and Frank Evason in Dauphin, MB on November 14, 1944. He is survived by his wife Eva; his children, Derek (Corinne), Tracy (Fred), Brett (Leslie); and his grandchildren, Logan, Conner, Haley, Erik, and Kenzie. He also leaves to mourn his passing his brothers, Ken (Barb) and Cliff (Pat), as well as many beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Barry was predeceased by his mother and father; brothers, Al and Ron; and his sister Gail.
As a young man, Barry travelled to Thompson where he worked at Inco for a brief time, then, went to work for Safeway where he remained for 27 years. He met his wife Eva there, and was married in 1967.
Barry enjoyed meeting people, and was a very sociable person. He was also a great sports enthusiast participating in hockey, baseball, golf, curling, and fishing throughout his life. Later in life, Barry eased into retirement working at Petro Foods, Pappy's Bar and Grill, and Lockport Grocery.
Throughout all his years, Barry's greatest joy and comfort was his family. His children and grandchildren brought him endless joy. With family and friends, he enjoyed many sociable fun-loving events, generally enjoying life to its fullest.
A service will be held on Saturday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the Selkirk United Church, 202 McLean Avenue in Selkirk, MB.
A private family burial will take place at a later date.
Anyone wishing to make a donation in Barry's memory may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 04, 2020

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Barry and his wife Eva were our neighbours for a few years now and both of them were so good to our daughter Adrianna. Barry was a great man and we will miss his smile and warmth around here. Sending all our love and prayers to Eva and her family. Love Kali Doug and Adrianna❤️ - Posted by: Kali Doug and Adrianna (Friend neighbour) on: Feb 04, 2020

  • My condolences to the whole family. I met Gary when I was living in East Selkirk. He was always friendly and very active. He also had a very lovely family. If there is a grocery store in heaven, I am sure he is already getting things in order. - Posted by: Sharon Smith (Acquantance) on: Feb 04, 2020

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