Born on Aug. 30, 1932, in Bloomfield, NJ, he was the son of the late Elliott and Mildred Curl Gauffreau.
He was a Veteran in the U.S. Army, and a graduate of Upsala College and New York University.
Barry worked for Merrill Lynch as a stock broker and later, worked for Persuasive Communications as regional sales manager and teacher. He was a lifelong New York Giants fan and season ticket holder, and a devoted fan of both the New York Mets and New York Rangers. He loved life, his family, and his wide circle of friends.
Barry is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth Carlen Gauffreau; his sons, Philip E. of Forks Twp., and Stuart C. and his wife, Michelle, of Media, PA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Julia and Ryan Gauffreau, both of Media.