OBITUARY

Dennis M. Barrer Sr.

November 22, 1946June 29, 2018
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Dennis M. Barrer Sr. passed away on June 29, 2018 at the age of 71. He was the loving husband of Billie for over 52 years. The beloved father of Cara (Jerry Cariveau) Barrer, Dennis M. (Vicky) Barrer Jr., and Amanda (Edward Salbert) Salbert. The cherished grandfather of Lorne, Ashley, Ashton, Bethany, Jewel, Kayla, and Kenneth, and the great grandfather of Lucy and Dakota. He was the dear brother of the late Tillman C. (Sharon) Barrer Jr. and Terry (Mary) Barrer. Dennis is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Tillman and Maudine Barrer.

Dennis was a graduate of the 1964 class of Lamphere High School in Madison Heights. He was a proud Army veteran and served from 1966 to 1968. Dennis always kept busy and dedicated 29 years to General Motors and 10 years to American Axel. After his retirement he worked for several years with the Warren Tech Center. Dennis enjoyed many things including drawing, animals, golf, and Michigan State Football. Visitation for Dennis will take place on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 1:00 to 8:00 pm at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Road in Madison Heights. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 am at Warren Missionary Baptist Church, 11285 E 10 Mile Road in Warren. Friends may visit the church beginning at 10:00 am.

  • FAMILY

  • Billie Barrer, Wife
  • Cara (Jerry Cariveau) Barrer, Daughter
  • Dennis M. (Vicky) Barrer Jr., Son
  • Amanda (Edward) Salbert, Daughter
  • The cherished grandfather of Lorne, Ashley, Ashton, Bethany, Jewel, Kayla, and Kenneth, and the great grandfather of Lucy and Dakota. He was the dear brother of Terry (Mary) Barrer. Dennis is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 2, 2018
  • In State Tuesday, July 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 3, 2018
REMEMBERING

Dennis M. Barrer Sr.

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Cara Barrer

September 6, 2018

Dad, today Mom and I went to see you. I played our song (unforgettable ) and i started to cry. ..you made the song stop playing. I started it again and once again i started to cry. You stopped the song again! !! So, i played you your favorite Tanya song. It made me smile knowing you wanted me to stop crying. I Love you Dad!!!!

Cara Barrer

September 6, 2018

Daddy, you will forever be my ALWAYS! !!! I love and miss you so much. I still can't believe your not here. You are always on my mind and in my thoughts! My heart breaks over and over every day! Love you, your daughter Cara

Cara b

August 29, 2018

To My Daddy,

you have been gone by calendar dates two months today. it feels like yesterday you would say i love you babe. we all miss you so much!
our family is empty without you! you were the glue that held us all together. i will never stop missing or loving you!!!! you are always on my mind.

Love always your Baby!

Cara Barrer

August 28, 2018

Daddy,

it has been eight weeks today that we buried you. even though you left us on the 29th of June. if you count the days of the week and we buried you on a tuesday. my heart breaks over and over everyday. i miss you more than words can say. you are my world....

i love you my wonderful Dad!!!

love always and forever,

your Daughter

Cara Barrer

August 27, 2018

Dad,

today is your oldest Granddaughters birthday. it is her first one without you. her first birthday card that only says love Grandma. Dakota had to start singing Happy Birthday because you were not there to start off the song. nothing is the same without you! i have a whole in my heart without you. i need you so bad!!! this family is just not whole without my Daddy. i hope you know in heaven how much you were and always will be Loved here on Earth!!!!

I Love You with All my Heart!!!
Cara

Cara Barrer

August 25, 2018

Dad,

it was 8 weeks yesterday that you left us....I miss you so much! nothing is the same or will be ever again. i cant stop thinking about you and crying everyday! you were and always will be my first Love, my last Love, My Everything!!! not only did i lose my Daddy. i lost my Best Friend the one that loves me unconditionally. you are missed by everyone that knew you! such a wonderful Man, Daddy, Grandpa and Great Grandpa! I LOVE YOU

Cara Barrer

August 21, 2018

Daddy,

Its been 7 weeks today that we buried you. and I miss you terribly!!! i cry all the time. i look at your beautiful photos and remember every little thing that we have done. how your laugh was loud and it made everyone else laugh. if i close my eyes i still see you in your room and standing in the hallway. i still listen to your voice mails saying hi its Dad. like i didn't know it was you....I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH DADDY! you are and always will be the Love of My Life!!! the only Man that Loves me unconditionally! no one will ever fill the void in my Heart!!!!! if your heart is a puzzle ...i have lost the middle piece of my puzzle. I LOVE YOU, YOUR OLDEST BABY GIRL!

Cara Barrer

August 14, 2018

Daddy,
we buried you 6 weeks ago today. im dying inside! I keep thinking about all the wonderful things we did as a family. and all the wonderful amazing times ( you and I) had. Corvettes, motorcycles, trips. Cheating at playing games lol. the times when i just wanted to be cuddled by my Daddy. i have the most amazing Daddy in the World.
you are My Sunshine, my Only Sunshine!!!

Love Forever till the End of Time,

Your Oldest Daughter

cara barrer

July 29, 2018

Daddy,
you have been gone a month today. i see and feel all the signs you give me! the pain is so intense that i dont have you to talk to, to kiss you and tell you that i will see you tomorrow! i miss hearing your voice and your wonderful laugh. i go to call you and i realize that your not here to call anymore. we all go to ask you a question and have to stop ourselves...No one had a Dad as Wonderful and as Perfect as your children. this month has been so hard... i miss you and love you with all that i have!!! i will never stop Loving or Missing you Dad!!!

Forever your Baby Girl

Amanda Salbert

July 18, 2018

To the best dad in the world. You will always be the love of my life. No matter where I go or what I do I will always Carry you with me.through out the years to come.. I will truly miss you daddy you will always be in my heart..I love you to the moon and back.. Love your baby girl Amanda....

Biography

Dennis M. Barrer Sr. passed away on June 29, 2018 at the age of 71. He was the loving husband of Billie for over 52 years. The beloved father of Cara (Jerry Cariveau) Barrer, Dennis M. (Vicky) Barrer Jr., and Amanda (Edward Salbert) Salbert. The cherished grandfather of Lorne, Ashley, Ashton, Bethany, Jewel, Kayla, and Kenneth, and the great grandfather of Lucy and Dakota. He was the dear brother of Terry (Mary) Barrer. Dennis is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Dennis will take place on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 1:00 to 8:00 pm at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre Road in Madison Heights. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 am at Warren Missionary Baptist Church, 11285 E 10 Mile Road in Warren. Friends may visit the church beginning at 10:00 am.