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Updated: 03/15/2014 08:00:01AM

Barry S. Hark

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Barry S. Hark

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Barry Sheldon Hark, 59, of Venice, Fla., passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Barry was born Aug. 3, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Marcia (Singer) and Kenneth Hark. He enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing and collecting antiques. He was an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan and enjoyed watching the Tampa Bay Rays.

During his lifetime he worked as a plumber in the family business, a musician and a Power Seller on eBay.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Sindy; children, Jeremy (Kim) and Pamela (Bill); grandchild, Mela; parents, Marcia and Kenneth Hark; brother, Lester; sister Jodi (Michael); and his golden retriever, Astro.

He is survived by his loving mother-in-law, Paula Roth; brothers-in-law, Norman (Sherry), Mark (Sharon) and Alan (Stacy); nieces and nephews, Matt (Kerrie), Maxine, Sara, Nicole (Chris), Jordan, Ben, Evelyn and Theo; great-nieces, Aviva and Elle; and a host of longtime friends.

Services: A Prayer Service will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Venice, 600 North Auburn Road, Venice, Fla., at 11 a.m., Monday, March 17. To share a memory, visit:

Contributions: Memorial donations may be sent to Tidewell Hospice, Philanthropy Department, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238 or, or a charity that is meaningful to your family.