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Final Patrol: Trooper Orrin J. Barr, Jr. (Retired)

MECHANICVILLE Orrin J. Barr Jr. 84, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 31, 2022, surrounded by his family. Born in Albany, he was the son of the late Orrin and Gloria Barr. He graduated from Christian Brothers Academy and was a N.Y.S. Trooper for 32 years. He later was a driver for UPS. Orrin was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of Saint Ambrose Church. He also enjoyed playing shuffleboard with friends. Orrin was the husband of the late Patricia Barr; father of Deborah (Robert) Jensen, and Orrin J. Barr; stepfather of the late Shelly Cavotta; grandfather of James and Katlin Trifiletti, Brittney Pierce, Taylor Barr, Eric, Alexander and Isabelle Jensen; and great-grandfather of Kaiden, Joshua, Lilianna, Isabella and Jack Trifiletti. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family on Thursday, April 7, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave., Albany. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY, 12208. Online condolences may be offered at

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