Published in The Washington Post on May 3, 2018
MARTIN DAVID BARR
On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Martin David Barr of Bethesda, MD.
Born in Washington, DC. on July 15, 1937, Marty was a graduate of Coolidge High
School (1955) and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.
Best friend, loving companion and spouse of 55 years to Barbara Lorraine Barr
(Gitelson) who pre-deceased him in 2015.
Marty is survived by his three children and their spouses, Laurence Barr (Janice),
Howard Barr (Sani) and Stephanie Soofer (Robert); his brother John (Robin) Barr and
his beloved grandchildren Isabel, Jackson, Joey, Ben, Sam and Graham.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. the Cemetery of
Adas Israel Congregation, 1400 Alabama Ave. SE, Washington, DC.
Family will be observing Shiva on May 5, 2018 at the residence of Dr. Stephanie
Soofer from 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributions may be made to honor Marty to the National Audubon Society, P.O. Box
97188, Washington, D.C. 20077-7124.
Arrangements by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, LLC, under Jewish Funeral Practices
Committee of Greater Washington Contract.
Arrangements under the direction of:
Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home
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