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“Kathy, Lauren and Family,I have no words. My heart goes out to all of you. I have fond memories of our summers and wish I could go back! It was...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Dot Marder - Neew Bedford, MA

“we grew up as kids back when it seems like there were a hundred kids running around playing outside every daylots of fun and great memorys ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy and Girls,You are a wonderful family. We are so sorry to hear of Dave's passing.Sincerely, The Cronan Family ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Julie Cronan - MA

“Best brother in law...Truly one of a kind.I can only imagine the welcoming comity when you walked through the gates, Dave. No holiday or family...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Melon Bodio - Brockton, MA

“My deepest sympathies Kathy !! David was such a great guy !! My prayers are with you and your beautiful family at this time of such sorrow. ”
5 of 26 | Posted by: Regina Chojnacki- Nevins - MA

“We will always remember Dave as happy & loving Husband, Dad & Granddad. He brought laughter to every gathering we attended. We send our love &...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Walter & Shirley Lynch - MA

“Sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathies and condolences.... ”
7 of 26 | Posted by: Clifford Azersky - Sharon, MA

“Kath and girls, we are so sorry for your loss. Dave holds a special place in Doug's and my memories of OA and Easton. God bless you all. ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Betsy DeCoste Evans - Milwaukee, WI

“David was a great friend and a devoted employee of the Easton DPW.With deepest sympathy ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Wayne Southworth - Easton, MA

“Kathy, Kristina, Amy, Laura and familySo sorry to hear about Dave. So many fond memories from the hood, South School but mostly the softball field....Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: JOAN FOLEY - Stoughton, MA

“Kathy, sincere sympathies for your loss. So many great memories. ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Betsy Boucher Kowal - Chepachet, RI

“Such sad news. Keeping the Barrett family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Deirdre Reid - Garner, NC

“So very sorry to hear of Dave's passing, truly one of the better one's the town of Easton ever raised. Sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 26 | Posted by: Bill Downey - Buzzards bay, MA

“Kathy, Amy, Larry and your entire family. With our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts, hearts and prayers are with you and your family...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Norman Mitchell - North Easton, MA

“Both Mark and I are saddened by the news of Dave's passing....we have so many wonderful memories of our times together on Howland court in Bodioville...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Laney Clement-Holbrook - MA

“So very sad for you all. So many neighborhood memories ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡ ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Judith SMITH - Medway, MA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Cheryl & Ron Macuch - MA

“The smile, laughter, and kindness of David will be my memory forever. Bet you he has God laughing already. Prayers to Kathy and his wonderful...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Kathy Greene - North Easton, MA

“I'm so so sorry for your loss! ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Ed Weiner

“We will miss you papa it won't be the same I will miss you funny jokes ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Jennifer Yakavonis - Whitman, MA

“ very sorry for your loss. Know we are thinking of all of you. ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Jan and Bill Nowlin - Bridgewater, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear this news! We were neighbors on Reynolds Street in Easton and frequently chatted when he was working around town! I'm sorry for...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Phil Cardoza - Friend

“Thinking about all the laughter Dave brought to so many lives! Love to Kathy, the girls, husbands, grandkids and all others who will miss Dave! xo ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Lindsay Donahoe - Marshfield, MA

“Rest in Heavenly peace Dave, things will never be the same ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Rich & Patty McKinnon - MA

“Sending thought if live and condolence to your whole family. Peace to all... ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Lance and Jamie Chilcote - Denver, CO

“Kathy, my heartfelt sympathy for you and your family. God Bless you all. ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Cathy/Katie Mullen/Goslee

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EASTON---David E. Barrett, 65, of Assonet, formerly of Stoughton and Easton, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Brockton Hospital. He was the loving husband of Kathleen A. (Bodio) Barrett for 42 years.

Born in Brockton, son of the late James T. and Gloria J. (Buckingham) Barrett. He was raised in Easton and was a 1974 graduate of Oliver Ames High School.

David was employed by the Town of Easton DPW for 39 years.

He enjoyed coaching all of his girls' sports teams throughout the years. Later he loved attending his grandchildren's events and being their biggest fan. He enjoyed sneaking treats to all of his fur grand-dogs, telling jokes and being the laughter at every gathering.

In addition to his wife Kathleen, he is survived by his devoted daughters, Kristina Yakavonis and her husband Anthony of Whitman, Amy Andrade and her husband Larry of Assonet, and Laura Barrett of Whitman; his siblings, Diane McKinnon of Middleboro, Steve Barrett of CO., Kevin Barrett of Hopedale, Robert Barrett of Attleboro and Patricia Dorsey of Somerset, four cherished grandchildren, Evan and Jennifer Yakavonis of Whitman, Jacob and Lucas Andrade of Assonet; also survived by several brother and sister in-laws', numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to Federal and State Emergency, funeral services are private with interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Easton. A celebration of David's life will be held at a later date and time to be announced. Donations in David's memory may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, #200, Framingham, MA. 01701.