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Barry Oswald

Barry D. “Oz” Oswald, 65, of Slatington passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in his home.   He was the husband of Carol A. (Humanick) Oswald, whom he married on October 18, 1975.  Born in Allentown on September 9, 1955, he was the son of Theodore and Mildred (Johnson) Oswald of Slatington.   Barry most recently was employed for Bell Apothecary of Easton.  Prior to, he owned/operated his own business, CRS Medical Sales & Services which closed in 2010.  Barry was also employed for Ingersol Rand, Mack Trucks, and the American Nickeloid in Walnutport.   After passing a USCG exam in 2005, “Captain Barry” ran a salmon fishing charter (Bulldog Charters) out of Lake Ontario for many years.  Barry was active in coaching local football and baseball teams.  He was the former vice president of the Slatington Skeet Club for many years and enjoyed playing softball and throwing darts.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a son: Aaron Oswald and wife Christie of Slatington; daughter: Mandi and husband Denis Trelease of Slatington; grandchildren: Eli, Ayden, Caleb, & Izzy Oswald, Andrew and Anna Trelease; brothers: Richard Oswald and wife Terry of Slatington, Bruce Oswald of Slatington.

Private family services will be held.   Arrangements are under the care of the Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.   In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barry’s name can be made to Good Shepherd UCC, 3940 Mountain Rd, Slatington PA.

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Carol me and Boomer will never forget the fantastic  times we had together up at the Skeet Club camping.  All of the baseball games we enjoyed with Barry Oswald the coach. Will always remember you and Barry as good friends. My heart is hurting. Love you guys so much.

Donna and Boomer Feb 10 2021 12:00 AM

Cousin Carol & Family....My Deepest Sympathy with the loss of Barry. MayGod give you strength during this difficulttime......Rest In Peace BarryCousin John Turk & son Zach

John Turk Feb 5 2021 12:00 AM

Barry gave so much to us kids growing up.  Always there to coach us in football and baseball.  I did run into him a few times over the years.  Our family is sorry for the loss.   He will never be forgotten for his dedication to us kids and leadership through our childhoodChris Maxwell and family

chris Maxwell Feb 3 2021 12:00 AM

Carol and family, i am so sorry to hear of ypur loss.  May your memories and love help you through this.  Pam Sell

Pam Sell Feb 3 2021 12:00 AM

Carol and Family, So very sorry for your loss, our sympathy to you all. Janice and Chuck Wasilkowski

Charles Wasilkowski Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

Thirty inches of snow sees as i read this sad news having Barry's passing is a testament to the Great man he  truly was.My Friend AlwaysSo sorry for your loss Carol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim Yezik Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

We are very sorry to hear of this. Our sympathies to the entire family. Cousin,Joe Turk and Our Parents Uncle Paul and Aunt Dorothy (Humanick) Turk.

Joseph Turk Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

Oswald Family, We are so sorry for the loss of Barry. He will be missed.

Skeet Club officers, directors and staff Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Barry's sudden passing. He was such a great guy! God bless all his family

Wanda & Rich Binder Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

To the Oswald family.  We send our thoughts and prayers to your family. Treasure the memories.  He will always be with you.  He is now your guardian angel watching over you.

Sharon and Ed Hartman Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

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