Obituary Notice: Barry Lynn Foreman

Barry Lynn Foreman, 63, of Morann died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at his residence.

Born Aug. 22, 1951 in Windber, he was the son of Ellis and Vera (Holden) Foreman.

He was a past member of the Houtzdale Lions Club.

He was employed as a property manager and in hotel maintenance for Airport Value Inn and Suites in Colorado Springs, Colo.

On Aug. 15, 1987, he married Kathy Switala, who survives in Morann.

He is survived by two sons, Kristian Foreman and his wife, Michelle and Keegan Foreman and his wife, Shannon, both of Houtzdale; two daughters, Korinn Clarkson and her husband, Gary of Ginter and Kenise Buck and her husband, Mike of Viola; a step-son, Wayne Smith and his wife, Mandy of Osceola Mills; six grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Beverly (Jean) Haney of Osceola Mills and Denise Elbell and her husband, Fred of Bellefonte and a brother, Mark Foreman of Dubois.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Donald and a nephew, Ryan Foreman.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Birger A. Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., Houtzdale, with the Rev. Harold Harry officiating.

Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, 601 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


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