• Celebration of Barrie Chi's Life

    Dec 28, 2019, 5:00 PM US/Eastern

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Gillian Chi

Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi

June 09, 1939 - October 24, 2019

We created this GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Please post pictures, share memories, and we thank you for contributing to it in any way. Celebration of Life took place on December 28, 2019 at the...  see more

Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi was born on June 9th, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, and at six months old was the first baby to ever fly into LaGuardia Airport. Barrie will be most remembered for her kind and gentle spirit. She was a...  see more
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  • Lydia Wirth
    It's taken me so long to get here and say something. I'm so sorry to all of the family, and to everyone who has lost Barrie. She was a remarkable woman and we miss her so much! I do have a profound memory of our last conversation- We were in front of...  more
  • Michelle Wolfe
    I have been lucky to share many celebrations with Barrie and Emil over the past 14 years, as my kids grew up with their grandkids, Jesse and Rosie. Barrie was such a kind and generous person. It was always so clear the joy that she felt being around...  more
  • Naomi P
    Barrie was my dear friend's mom and my mom's dear friend. She was also a constant, wonderful presence in my childhood and a person I was so happy to get to visit with again when I was a "grown-up."  I admire her generosity of spirit, and the way she was...  more
  • Amy Fine
    We're so very sorry to hear this news. Barrie was such a wonderful, warm person, who made everyone feel like family! We're so glad we had a chance to spend time with her during her visits to the Bay Area in recent years. Sending our love to Emile and the...  more
  • Gillian Chi
    From Huaxin Xu:

    I am deeply sorry about the loss of Barrie. Although I don’t know exactly what to say, I want you to know that Barrie is loved by everyone here at UCC where she had taught and helped so many students. Everybody here was shocked and...  more
  • Gillian Chi
    From Dorothy Schultz:

    I was so saddened to hear about my dear friend Barrie. She and I had a wonderful, long phone conversation this summer catching up. Barrie and I first met while volunteering at For Pet's Sake 12 yrs ago. We became fast friends...  more
  • Gillian Chi
    From Margaret Rooke:

    The Rooke family has so many wonderful memories of Barrie from over many years. Your mum was just a wonderful person. Such wonderful company. We loved seeing her over here.
    One of the stories I loved your parents telling was about...  more
  • Gillian Chi
    From Bob Wisniewski:
    We met your mother and father on vacation in Thailand in January of 2015 and we all came to like her very much!

    Barrie and I became pen pals and I will miss hearing about her world travels and how proud she was of her children and...  more
  • Maria Chi
    One of my favorite stories about Aunt Barrie is her decision to embark on a several months long journey at age 69 or 70...she joined a cruise ship and taught English to the crew while sailing the seas of this solo adventure. I love her courage,...  more
  • Phyllis Westover
    Dear Chi Family, I am so saddened to learn of your loss of dear Barrie. I remember with great joy and affection the wonderful evenings over dinner and wine my husband, Lowell, and I shared with Barrie and Emile either at their Breckenridge home or ours....  more
  • Alison Chi
  • Gillian Chi
    Gillian Chi added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi:
    Feeding baby Gael 2007
    Gael's first Christmas 2007
    Snuggling baby Kieran on the beach in Half Moon Bay, 2010
    with newborn Delphine, 2015
  • Carl Chi
    Carl Chi added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi:
    • Carl Chi
      Carl Chi This was taken in Litchfield, CT in October, 2017. Sally and I (Barrie's brother-in-law, Carl Chi) will miss Barrie very much!
      • November 2, 2019
  • Alison Chi
    Alison Chi added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi:
    Beautiful words from my 4th grade teacher, Mr. Tyrone Laval, a wonderful human being
  • Alison Chi
    Alison Chi added 6 photo(s) to the memorial Barrie Alix Kleinman Chi:
    Barrie, Grandma Ann, and Alison