Passed away peacefully after a short illness at St. Peter’s Hospital on Friday, December 22, 2017 in his 75th year. Father of Sheryl Nagy (Les) and Sean Dowling (Suzie). Predeceased by his parents John and Marie Dowling and brother Kevin (1987). Brother to Patricia DiCiommo (Joe), Kathleen Tamm (Gunther), John Dowling (Ruth), Sharon Fulcher, Bernard Dowling (Laura) and his dear friend and loving companion Linda Duncan. Grandfather of Deanita, Lucas, Victoria and Michael. Barry worked at International Harvester (J.I.Case) for 30 years prior to his retirement. Visitation will be held at P.X. Dermody Funeral Home (796 Upper Gage Ave. Hamilton) on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (Our Lady of Lourdes site, 416 Mohawk Rd East) on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington.