BARKER, Earl L. – Earl Leigh Barker of St. Stephen, NB, husband of Mary H. Barker, died on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Charlotte County Hospital. Born at Carlingford, Victoria County, he was a son of the late Earl and Edna (Smith) Barker.

  Earl was employed for four years with the CPR, and then the next 33 years with Flakeboard. He was a member of the Old Ridge Pentecostal Church, and enjoyed collecting model trains and building things.

  In addition to Mary, Earl is survived by his children, John Barker of St. Stephen and Katrina Barker-Pater (Tim) of Kingston, Ontario; a granddaughter, Harper Mai Dianne; sisters, Peggy Scott (Gordon) of Peabody, Mass., and Shirley Cleghorn of Oak Bay; and several nieces and nephews.

  Earl was born into a large family, and is predeceased by several siblings.

  Visitation took place at Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 12 to 2 p.m., immediately followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m., from Humphreys Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in the Moore’s Mills Cemetery.

  For those who wish, remembrances to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences and remembrances may be placed at www.