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Christopher John Barlow

Born June 20, 1950

Christopher John Barlow, age 63, of New Castle, DE passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Born in Upland, PA on June 20, 1950, Mr. Barlow was a son of the late Joseph L. Barlow, Sr. and Alice Donohue Barlow. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps before being honorably discharged, and then went on to attend Penn State University. Mr. Barlow was employed with Septa’s Regional Rail System in Philadelphia, where he worked as an engineer.
He was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church. Additionally, Mr. Barlow was a member of both the Joseph B. Stahl American Legion Post #30 and Our Lady of Fatima Council #11469 of the Knights of Columbus.
An avid sports fan, he enjoyed cheering for the Phillies, Eagles, and Nittany Lions. Above all else, he was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and uncle who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph L. Barlow, Jr. Mr. Barlow is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Carol E. Gordon Barlow; sons, Christopher James Barlow, Sr. of New Castle, DE and Jeffrey Thomas Barlow of Hanover, MD; sisters, Linda Krawiec of Bear, DE and Jackie Galantic of Westville, NJ; and grandchildren, Ashley Ann Barlow, Christopher James Barlow, Jr., and Erika Renee Barlow.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 Noon on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may call from 10:30 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.


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13 Condolences for Christopher John Barlow

  • Chris….May you rest in peace……Semper Fi !!!

  • Dear Carol, Chris and Jeff. Our deepest sympathy. We have so many wonderful memories of Chris. The way he laughed, how he loved to dance, how much he truly loved people..we will never forget him.

    “As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.” -(Author Unknown)

    He will forever be watching down over each and every one of you.

    Love, Pam & Bill Burris.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss…even though he was not my Uncle….but being part of his family…..made him my Uncle……Uncle Chris was a GREAT Man…and will ALWAYS be a part of my memories for many years past and present…prayers and thoughts to his family and friends….R.I.P Uncle Chris.

  • I am so sorry if you need anything just call me prayers for you and your family

  • What a sad day, the day we heard that you had passed away. Your big smile and bigger laugh will be missed so much. We cannot imagine you not being here with us Chris. You touched alot of people with your big heart, your generous ways, and the way you always made people feel special. You were a true friend, a brother, a buddy, and we will NEVER forget how you touched our lives and the lives of our entire family. Your are at peace now our friend, and one day we will all meet again. Love and
    Forever in our hearts………Mike and Mel Moschella

  • Dear Chris,
    We were so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

    Dominic, Tina and Family

  • Carol, Chris, and Jeff,

    We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Chris. He was always there when ever we needed anything. We are sure going to miss him and his laughter along with his stories. We will also miss seeing him out on the deck and talking at the fence. He was truly a great man. May God bless you and your family. Rest in Peace and God Bless you Mr. Chris.

  • Dear Carol, Chris & Jeff,
    Please know that are thoughts and our prayers are with you at this very difficult time. We will never forget the memories of Chris and will take some comfort knowing that he is still watching out for the people he loves. God Bless you. Love Mike and Mel

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sad and heartbroken that Chris is no longer with us except in spirit .I have so many wonderful memories of Chris that I will cherish forever. He was a good soul.

    Love Always,

  • Hey Chris, Jeff, Mrs. Barlow, sorry to hear about your dad and husband. I think of yall not only today but other days also. A lot of fun memories. Miss you guys. May he rest in peace

  • I was so sorry to hear about Chris from Denise. So many happy memories at Denise’s parties with you and Chris – he always made everyone laugh. Carol, you Denise and I will have to get together in the near future when you are up to it. Thinking of you at this very sad time and sorry I could not be at the services today but had an appointment that could not be changed.

  • carol just discovered about Chris’s passing sorry to hear that.
    the Lord will watch over you and the boys.
    i never forgot the kindness you and Chris showed to me. living in Ark. now and i am in the Del. area from time to time will try to stop in. Al

  • I am deeply saddened to hear of Chris passing. We served together in the Marine Corps and I had many good times and memories with Chris. He had the most infectious smile and a laugh that was unforgettable. My condolences to his wife and family. I only wish I had stayed in touch with Chris over the years. He was a good human being. Semper Fi Chris. RIP