Barry L Chandler

April 4, 1951September 30, 2012

OAKDALE – Barry L. Chandler, 61, died on Sunday at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia, PA after a short illness. He was born on April 4, 1951 to Earl and Eleanor (Williams) Chandler in Rockland, ME. After graduating high school he served in the US Army. On July 26, 1975 he married his beloved wife Madolyn (Pavlas) in Groton, CT. He worked as an auto body repair technician. Barry truly enjoyed yard sales and auctions, NASCAR, fixing computers, cars and just about anything considering himself a “tinkerer”. He was most well known for being a quiet man, a good father and just enjoyed life to the fullest. He is survived by his wife Madolyn, daughters; Carrie Wallace, Jamie Mize and her husband Mitch, brothers; Raymond Chandler and Kendell Chandler, a grandson; Mason, many step-sisters in Maine, and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5pm-7pm at Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St., Norwich, CT. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday at 10am meeting directly at Maplewood Cemetery, 184 Salem Tnpk., Norwich, CT. To leave an online condolence, please visit


  • Calling Hours / Visitation Thursday, October 4, 2012
  • Graveside Service Friday, October 5, 2012

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Ellen Hillman

October 10, 2012

Madolyn I just heard of Barry's passing I am so so sorry. He was a wonderful man and great person all around. I know your heart is empty with out him. Love you both and you are in my prayers as are the girls also.
Love you

Valorie Sturgis

October 7, 2012

My deepest sympathy to the Chandler family,I was a close friend with Eleanor,Joe, Ray & Barry when we were teenagers.He was very quiet & funny, my heart goes out to you all.

george chappell

October 6, 2012

Madolyn and sorry for your loss.

james woodhall

October 5, 2012

dear madolyn so sorry for your loss barry was a good man i hung out with him in the high school years very funny man he will be missed my brother rick also sends his condolinces

October 5, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

October 5, 2012

SO sorry for your loss we know how wonderful your husband Barry was to your whole family .....He was very kind ,always had a smile and was a gentleman. we will miss him also .Our prayers are with you in your time of sorrow..Your friends at Oakdale Pizza Annie and Simo

Fallon Sarpu

October 4, 2012

To my second family,
I send all my prays to you, Papa's will be very missed. I can't believe it all happened so fast! At least Barry and Paul can start up on the auction hunts again and Barry can get another cookie jar. I truly love you all! God bless you!

October 4, 2012

Madolyn and Family,
Although I have not see Barry in a long time, I remember him having a sense of humor.
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Diana Murphy

Terry Wilson

October 4, 2012

My prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. Have so many memories of Barry working with him at New London Motors.

JoAnn Sequara-Morris

October 4, 2012

Dear Maddy and Family,Just want you to know that you are in my Heart and Prayers,May God Bless You Always,Love JoAnn.If there is anything I can help you with Please Let Gram Know!!! Love You