HIGHGATE — John Bernard Wry a long time resident of Highgate passed away Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at the Northwestern Medical Center surrounded by his caregivers and friends. John was 81 years old.

Born on Oct. 30, 1933, at home at St. Albans Bay, he was the son of the late Bernard and Mary (Russell) Wry. John had one sister, Theresa. John was an associate with Sunhill Foods, in Swanton for many years. John had a wonderful sense of humor and a kind heart.

John is survived by his caregivers of nearly 20 years, John and Bonnie LaFrance and family of Highgate and most recently, Bonnie Dubois, of St. Albans. John leaves behind many friends including, Anne Ives, of Highgate.

Friends may call on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. with The Reverend Luke P. Austin officiating. Messages of condolence are welcome at www.healdfuneralhome.com.