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Kevin "Barry" Giles

Passed 08/27/2022

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Obituary For Kevin "Barry" Giles

GILES, Kevin "Barry"

Also known to his best friends as “The Commissioner” or “Fudge”,
Barry passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home, in Halifax, on August 27, 2022. He was 68. Born in Montreal on June 10, 1954, Barry was the elder son of the late Francis Carroll “Bud” Giles and the late Helen Claudia (Winters) Giles. At the time of his death, he had been retired for some years. Barry loved all sports, but most especially NHL hockey, Major League baseball, and the NFL, and he could more than hold his own in any discussion about any of them, especially when it came to his draft selections for the various pools he always seemed to be organizing. He is survived by his brother, Gavin (QC) (Denise Stirling), Halifax; his aunt, Naureen Marcipont, Kingston; several cousins, and his many loyal friends at the Oasis in Halifax, whom he counted as family. Barry’s remains have been cremated. As was his frequent expression, there will be no visitation or service.

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  • 08/31/2022

    So Sorry for your loss, Gavin. My thoughts are with you. Rest in Peace, Barry.

  • 08/31/2022

    I've known Fudge for last ten years, and will be forever grateful for that gift. Stephen Edwards

  • 08/31/2022

    Dear Gavin, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. May you find some comfort in the good memories and shared experiences of family and friends. Miranda

  • 08/31/2022

    Dear Gavin, I heard from Ann about the sudden loss of your brother. Please accept my sincere condolences . Josée

  • 08/31/2022

    Dear Gavin & Denise, We learned from Gail & Robert of the sudden passing of your brother Barry. You have our heartfelt sympathy. Wishing you both peace and comfort, Linda & Tom

  • 08/31/2022

    Sorry to read about Barry. You are in our thoughts hold on to all your good memories. Doug & Dot

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  • 08/31/2022

    So sad to hear about this . Barry was a champ . I was his letter carrier for 15 years. Had many meaningful chats with him when he worked at the plant on almon st many years ago. It seems i just saw him days ago . Rip good friend 🙏

  • 08/30/2022

    RIP Fudge, Bill M

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