John Stephen Barrow

March 17, 1951 ~ February 14, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

John Barrow Obituary

John Stephen Barrow, 71, of Sykesville, died Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at the Bridinglife Dove House in Westminster surrounded by his loving family. Born March 17, 1951, in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Claude A. and Evelyn Kirk Barrow. He was the loving husband of Patricia P. ‘Trish’ Barrow. They had been married for 49 years. John was a retired firefighter and was a member of the first Paramedic class of Prince George’s County. He had worked at Fairfax County Emergency Operations Center and Sykesville Post Office. He had been part of the BSO Chorus and Old-Line Statesmen Barbershop Chorus. In addition to his wife Trish, John is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Katherine A. ‘Kate’ Hirsh and Nicholas, Megan D. Prajzner and Joseph, son John Bradford ‘Brad’ Barrow and wife Megan, brothers James and Daniel Barrow, sister Patricia Scrivener and grandchildren Danielle T. Amoriell, John O. Hirsh, Peyton E. and Ella M. Prajzner and Mackenzie D. Barrow. He was preceded in death by sister Carol A. Barrow. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023, 12:30PM at the Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, Maryland. Interment will be private. Sympathies may be expressed in the form of contributions to Colea Benevolent Fund, Prince Georges County Professional Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation, Inc.,3060 Mitchellville Rd., Suite 217 Bowie, Md. 20716. Online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service
May 13, 2023

12:30 PM
Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home
6028 Sykesville Road
Eldersburg, Maryland 21784


Colea Benevolent Fund, Prince Georges County Professional Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation, Inc.
3060 Mitchellville Rd., Suite 217, Bowie MD 20716


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