Barry E. Farrington

FREEPORT — Barry E. Farrington, 68, of Freeport, passed away on Feb. 11, 2012, with his family by his side.

He was born in Farmington on Oct. 18, 1943, to the late Helen L. (Clement) and Vinton H. Farrington. Barry attended the Jay schools.

Until his retirement, Barry was the owner of Farrington Logging, having worked side by side with his son Larry.

Barry knew hard work, but he also knew how to enjoy life. He loved being outside, whether it was hunting, fishing, attending the state fairs or taking his beloved dog, Ralph, to Winslow Park.

Barry was a member of the Harness Racing Association and owned many race horses. Barry always looked forward to family gatherings. He enjoyed having a garden and watching the birds. He also loved watching the Red Sox, old westerns on TV, along with listening to the music of George Jones and Elvis Presley.

Barry was predeceased by his parents; his brothers, Arnold and Keith; along with the apple of his eye, his daughter Laurie.

He is survived by his wife, Janet (Ottolini) Farrington; a son, Lawrence (Larry) Farrington of Sebago; two daughters, Lisa Michaud of Wells and Lyn Farrington of Acton; four grandchildren; step-children, Eric and Lauren Ferron; a step-granddaughter; a sister, Janice Rackliff of Jay; and a brother, Allen Farrington of Jay.

At Barry’s request there will be no service. Interment will be held in the spring at the Birchland Cemetery in North Jay. Assistance and guidance provided by Independent Death Care, 660 Brighton Avenue, in Portland. To offer words of condolence to the family, sign a guest book and share memories, go to the obituary page at

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