Barry R. Black

January 14, 1952 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 68)


Barry R. Black, 68, of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2020. He was born January 14, 1952, in New Kensington to the late Andrew P. and Viola Mallory Black.

Barry was a 1969 graduate of Arnold high school and later graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. He worked for nearly 39 years as an Insurance Agent for New York Life. Barry was the CEO of AmericanMalls.US and a member of the Parnassus Game Club. He enjoyed playing cards, racquetball, tennis, Ping-Pong, pool, fishing, computers, and family gatherings. Barry loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Cassie Black; children, Bryan (Rebecca) Black, Spanky (Keli Shirey) Black, Matthew (Florence Cheng) Black, and Nicholas (Vanessa) Black Sr.; grandchildren, Jada, Bella, Mason, Madison, Sidnie, Kayla, Brylee, Nicholas II, and Kaia; and brother, Gerald (Yvonne) Black.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley Black and Andrew Black.

All services are private and entrusted to ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Arnold. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Leave an online condolence at

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