Editor's note: The following obituary was courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home.
Barry Joseph Doane, age 56, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at his sister’s home in Taunton, surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Francis Doane and Hazel (Jarvis) Doane.
Barry was born on Oct. 2, 1956 in Norwood. He attended Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in South Easton. He was a member of the IBEW and was employed as a painter for the Raytheon Company in Marlborough.
Barry was a muscle car enthusiast, enjoyed traveling and vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, enjoyed classic movies and music. He loved spending time with his friends and family.
Devoted father of Melissa Doane of Fla., Joshua Doane of Calif., Alaxandra Doane of Foxborough and Dominique Doane of Foxborough. Loving grandfather of Kayden. Beloved brother of James Doane of Mansfield, Susan Kimmell of Attleboro, Sally Lucier of Taunton, Steven Doane of Foxborough, Kevin Doane of Wareham, Donna Potter of Hyannis, Thomas Whalen of Mansfield, Peter Whalen of Mansfield, Theresa Rivera of Attleboro, Bryan Whalen of Mansfield and the late David Doane and Kathryn Whalen. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.