Barry A. Mennig, 71, husband of Anita L. (Krause) Mennig, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, November 6, 2023, at his home in Gilbertsville.
Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Charles and Esther (Hallman) Mennig.
Barry was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He loved football. He was a former player, and later coached for the Optimist Midget Mites, Boyertown Jr. High East, and was an assistant for the Boyertown High School Football team. He also coached travel softball teams. Barry enjoyed being outside where he would go hunting, fishing, and clamming. He was an avid Penn State Football fan, a member of the Orioles Club in Boyertown, and longtime member of the NRA.
Surviving along with his wife Anita of 45 years, is his son Zachary A. Mennig, husband of Alyson; daughter Katie L. Friend, wife of Ryan; grandchildren Kara Friend, Elsa Mennig, Kinzley Friend, Carter Friend, Adelle Mennig, Isolde Mennig, and Magnus Mennig. He is predeceased by his siblings Nancy Roller, Charlotte Stevenson, Bud Mennig, Bruce Mennig, and Glen Mennig.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023, at 11:00AM at Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (35 W Philadelphia Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512) with Pastor Robert Ziehmer officiating. Burial will be held privately by the family at a later date. A visitation for friends and family to gather will also be held on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 9:30AM-11:00AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Penn Hospice Development (3535 Market St., Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104) or online at www.pennmedicine.org/hospice
or The American Heart Association (https://www.heart.org/) in Barry’s name.