The Life of Barry Flax
~Barry J. “Superman” Flax, 62, of Ansonia, entered into eternal rest on December 27, 2014. The eldest of 7 children, Barry was born February 7, 1952 in Derby, CT to the late James Sr. and Delores Barnett Flax. Educated in the Ansonia school system Barry worked for the former Andy’s Bakery and Ansonia Housing Authority. In 1970 he went to work with the City of Ansonia, Dept. of Public Works where he worked 40+ perfect attendance years, retiring in August 2012. Barry is survived by siblings, James Flax Jr., New Haven, Richard Flax Sr., Ansonia, Mary & Gail Flax and Carolyn Gardner of Ansonia and John Flax of Danbury. Also 3 nephews, 3 nieces, 3 great nephews, and 1 great niece, 7 aunts, 1 uncle, cousins and a host of loving friends. Barry was a collector of comic books from age 12 and amassed an impressive collection of Marvel and DC comics. He was also an avid New York Giants fan. Barry was a Social member of Charter’s Hose Co., #4, Hillside Café, Positive Men’s Organization, and PM Lounge, JRB’s and Antonio’s Restaurants. A lover of food and comics, Barry was a true friend and the best big brother who was loved and will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015, at Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home 12 Franklin St., Ansonia, CT. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Calling hours: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Service at 12 p.m. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.