DOWNEY - James William Barrington, a 45-year resident of Downey, died Sept. 26 after a brief illness with cancer. He was 75.He is survived by his wife, Patricia; their two children, Jeff Barrington and Pam Barrington Cole; their spouses, Karin Barrington and Steve Cole; three granddaughters, Hannah, Lauren and Della; a brother, John Barrington; and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Barrington was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Jan. 10, 1936 and moved to Downey in 1966. He was a mechanical engineer and contracted to various oil companies throughout the world. He was an avid car enthusiast and enjoyed traveling, especially to Maui. A funeral mass was held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, followed by internment at All Souls Cemetery in Long Beach.
********** Published: October 20, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 27