In memory of
Julius "Lark" Barat
Julius "Lark" Barat DOYLESTOWN -- Julius "Lark" Barat, age 90, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2016 with his family by his side. Born on September 26, 1926 in Akron to the late Peter and Anna (Szabo) Barat, he was a resident of Doylestown since 1960. Julius obtained his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering at Ohio State University and his masters from Central Michigan. A retired teacher with the Akron Public School System, Julius had 31 years of service teaching at Litchfield Jr. High. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Navy and life member of Doylestown American Legion Post #407. Known as "The Juice Man", his passion was tending to his vines and harvesting his grapes. He had sold juice and grapes for many years throughout the area. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joseph, and sister, Irene Rosso; he is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lela "Lee"; children, Dr. Guy (Melissa) Barat of Cleveland, TN, Deborah (Wade) Bright of Powell, OH, Scott Barat of Barberton, Sandra Barat of Doylestown; grandchildren, Brad Barat, Jill Barat, Alex Barat, Kerby Bright; sister, Theresa Wichie of Troy, OH; brother, Charles Barat of Ft. Walton Beach, FL. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown 44230 with Rev. David Horner, officiating. Inurnment with military honors to immediately follow at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends and family may call Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Hospice of Visiting Nurse, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com (Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)
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