BELMONT, NY - Henry Rex Barish, 72, of 3 Martin Street, passed away on Monday (Dec. 16, 2013) at the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a long battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 15, 1941, in Rochester the son of Henry W. and Bernetta Barish.
Henry was a graduate of Potsdam High School and Alfred State College with a degree in Computer Technology. He was formerly employed at Worthington Corporation in Wellsville. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and he loved reading; especially westerns. He also enjoyed buying and selling books.
He is survived by two sons, three stepchildren, one brother, and four special friends, Donna M. Swarthout, Roberta Snyder, and Mary Bunt all of Wellsville and Penny R. Swarthout of Olean.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.