Barry Cullen Death, Obituary – Barry Cullen, former NHL player and owner of a longstanding Guelph car dealership has reportedly passed away at the age of 87. Barry had a laundry list of community victories, but what he accomplished best focused around who he was and what he stood for. He had a lot of community accomplishments.
He was a terrific businessman, a loyal spouse, an involved father, and a tremendous friend,” the eulogy says. “He will be much missed by all who knew him. He was also a wonderful friend to everyone. Cullen’s family moved all the way to St. Catharines when he was a kid, despite the fact that Cullen was born in Ottawa.
In the year 1954, he joined the St. Catharines Teepees and was an instrumental part of their Memorial Cup victory. After that, he went on to have a career in the National Hockey League that began in 1955 and continued until 1960. During that time, he played a total of 219 games, splitting his time between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings.
The year 1964 marked the end of his career as a professional ice hockey player. He had spent the previous few years with the Buffalo Bisons of the American Hockey League. In 1969, Cullen bought a General Motors dealership in Guelph; nowadays, it is known as Barry Cullen Chevrolet and is situated in the Guelph Auto Mall at 905 Woodlawn Road West. Cullen’s first purchase was in the year 1969. This purchase was made by Cullen.
The family business of selling automobiles is presently being managed by the third generation of the family. In the year 1983, Cullen’s first wife, Loretta Keating, who had been married to someone else, passed away. Among the people he leaves behind are his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, as well as his second great love, Judy Taylor. He also leaves behind a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.