Obituary of Brian J. Barras
Brian James Barras, age 59, formerly of Oxford, NJ, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2023. Born November 17, 1963, in Peekskill, NY, he was the son of James Barras and the late Eileen (nee Scala) Barras.
Brian was a 1982 graduate of West Morris High School. He was a volunteer firefighter at the Long Valley Fire Company for many years. Brian most recently worked as a custodian for Abilities of Northwest NJ. In his free time, he enjoyed going to the stock car races, fishing and bowling and was a diehard NY GIANTS and Mets fan.
Brian is survived by his father, James Barras, and his wife Carmen Meyer; sister, Jamie (nee Barras) Keating and her husband Patrick; nephew, Patrick Keating; many loving cousins and friends.
Brian was predeceased by his mother, Eileen (nee Scala) Barras; and his sister, Kelly Barras.
Friends and relatives may gather with Brian’s family on Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Knoll-DeVoe Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 142 West Washington Avenue, Washington NJ 07882. A service of remembrance will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Interment will follow at the German Valley Rural Cemetery in Long Valley.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s name may be made to the Long Valley Volunteer Fire Company.