• North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Adolph Wienert

    Adolph Clarence “Ad” Wienert, Jr., 95 of Williamstown, MA passed away on Monday September 2, 2019. He was born in Baltimore, MD on April 5, 1924, the first of two sons of Adolph Clarence Wienert, Sr., and Mary Elizabeth (Whiteley) Wienert. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant in the US Army. Upon returning home, Ad began a decades-long career as an actor employed as a radio and TV spokesperson. He was a member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA. After moving to Williamstown from New York City in 1989, he filled his days making pottery and reading, acting in the local summer theatre…

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    Carol Guernsey

    Carol Chuckrow Guernsey died Sunday, September 1st at home with her family around her, after a 7 month struggle with a malignant brain tumor. She was born in New Rochelle, NY to Robert Chuckrow and Adelaide (“Petie”) Phillips Chuckrow. She grew up in Chappaqua, NY and attended Horace Greeley High School where she especially loved the sciences, studying languages (traveling to Russia and France) and playing the flute. She enjoyed her studies and got a bachelor’s degree from Mt. Holyoke College, a degree in nursing from Russell Sage College and a master’s degree in nurse midwifery from the Frontier School of Nursing. Professionally, she found pleasure helping women with childbirth…

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    Katelin Rivera

    Katelin Corey (Rivard) Rivera, 35, of Adams died on Friday August 30, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Kate was born in Pittsfield, MA on April 3, 1984 a daughter of Kerry (Rivard) Hoag and the late Jeffrey Dayton Hoag. She graduated from Drury High School in 2003. She later worked at Williamstown Commons as a lead cook for many years. Kate found great joy in spending time with her loved ones, specially her children who were her world. She enjoyed cooking elaborate meals, making others laugh with her great sense of humor, and embracing those she loved and cared about. She was fiercely loyal and protective of…

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    William Flynn

    William Edward Flynn, 63, of Thornton, NH and Myrtle Beach, SC died Saturday August 31, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in North Adams, MA on September 14, 1955 a son of late Edward T.P Flynn and Florence Mary (Nagle) Flynn. Bill graduated from Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown with the class of 1973 where he was captain of Cross Country and Track and Field Teams. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1978 with a BA in business and went on to receive his MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He was employed for many years at Sensata Technologies, formerly Texas Instruments in Attleboro,…

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    Kathy Karlsen

    Kathy Jean (Cummings) Karlsen, 56 of Gardendale, TX died on August 24, 2019 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, TX under Hospice care. She was born in North Adams, MA on January 2, 1963 a daughter to the late Albert James Cummings III and Joan (Kopischke) Cummings. She attended schools in Williamstown, MA graduating from Mount Greylock with the class of 1981. She was the former stable manager at Green River Farms and enjoyed training and working with horses. She also worked for Harley-Davidson in the sales department. She was an avid gardener, loved her flowers, she loved her dogs and riding her Harley Davidson. Her smile was infectious, her…

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    Eleanor Rennell

    Eleanor R. (Burdick) Rennell, 90 of Florida and North Adams, MA died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Williamstown Commons. She was born in North Adams, MA on September 10, 1928 a daughter of Myron Lawrence and Alice Mabel (Pearson) Burdick. She attended schools in Florida and attended Drury High School. She was employed at Sprague Electric Company for over 34 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Florida where she was active in the Ladies Aide and was also a member of the Senior Center. She married Howard Emerald Rennell on December 31, 1945. He died on August 18, 1980. Survivors include her two daughters, Beverly…

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    Albert Harvey

    Albert Arthur “Uncle Jack” Harvey Jr. 92, of North Adams, MA died Tuesday August 27, 2019 at Williamstown Commons. He was born in Clarksburg, MA on June 21, 1927 son of Albert Arthur Harvey and Malvina Exzila (Gelinas) Harvey. He attended Clarksburg schools and Drury High School. Albert was a veteran of World War II and served in the US Army. He worked in the construction industry for many years until his retirement. Albert was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting, country music, and four wheeling. His wife was Martha Ione (Bryant) Harvey who died on December 27, 1982. They were married on August 14, 1954. He is survived…

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    Faron Tulloch

    Faron Dallas Tulloch, 56 of Savoy, MA died Monday August 19, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Troy, NY on March 20, 1963 son of the late Peter J. and Frances Marie (Coon) Tulloch. He attended schools in Valley Falls, NY. Faron was last employed by Carol cable in Williamstown, MA He also worked in construction. Faron enjoyed music and art, especially drawing. Survivors include three sisters- Shane (Ed) Provost of Bennington, VT; Rhonda Tulloch of North Adams; and Gailya Tulloch and her husband, Kevin Drawec of Savoy, with whom he made his home; and one brother- Shawn Bulson of Pittsfield. He also leaves many nieces, nephews,…

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    Glenn Burdick

    Glenn D. Burdick, 72 of Florida, MA died Friday August 23, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center-North Adams. He was born in Florida, MA on May 10, 1947 son of Lyman and Doris (Mogul) Burdick. He attended schools in Florida and graduated from McCann Technical High School. Glenn also attended the Mass Military Academy in Boston and served in the National Guard where he was commissioned as a captain later serving as the commander of the National Guard Armory in Adams. Glenn served as the highway superintendent for the Town of Florida where he worked for the past 20 years. He was also the self-employed proprietor of County Construction. He was…

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    Doris Harris

    Doris June (Blanchard) Harris, 101 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Linda Manor in Leeds, MA. She was born in North Adams, MA on June 24, 1918 daughter of Orion and Sarah (Delphy) Blanchard. She graduated from the former Williamstown High School. In her younger years, she worked at Sprague Electric Co. Doris was primarily a homemaker and was devoted to her family. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Doris was an avid reader, and enjoyed doing word puzzles. She was the widow of Albert F. Harris who died on January 16, 1995. They were married in 1937. In later years, Doris…

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    Norman Gamache

    Norman E. Gamache, 87 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday August 21, 2019 at the home of his son in Clarksburg. He was born in Adams, MA on August 22, 1931 son of Nelson and Lydia (Anthony) Gamache. He attended Adams schools. Norman was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the US Army. He was employed by the General Electric Co. in Pittsfield in its Transformer Division for 40 years until his retirement in 1987. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Nelson enjoyed woodworking. He also worked in real estate in North Adams from 1969 to 1992. Norman was proud of his grandsons…

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    Norman Gamache

    Norman E. Gamache, 87 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday August 21, 2019 at the home of his son in Clarksburg. He was born in Adams, MA on August 22, 1931 son of Nelson and Lydia (Anthony) Gamache. He attended Adams schools. Norman was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the US Army. He was employed by the General Electric Co. in Pittsfield in its Transformer Division for 40 years until his retirement in 1987. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Nelson enjoyed woodworking. He also worked in real estate in North Adams from 1969 to 1992. Norman was proud of his grandsons…

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    Joseph Cunningham

    Joseph F Cunningham, Jr 4/21/1956 – 8/14/2019 Joseph F. Cunningham Jr., 63, formally of Chatham, NJ passed away suddenly in his home in Williamstown, MA on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Joe was the son of the late Joseph and Alice (Wirtz) Cunningham. Joe grew up surrounded by a large and loving family. He loved hunting with his cousins in Pennsylvania and spending summers at the Jersey Shore. Joe graduated from Boston University and worked as an Investment Manager for Merrill Lynch in Houston, TX. After retiring, Joe returned to Massachusetts in 2015 to be near his family. His ultimate passions were the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and…

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    Betty Ritcher

    Betty Ann (Bostwick) Ritcher, 74 of Clarksburg, MA died Tuesday August 20, 2019 at her home. She was born in Whitingham, VT on November 25, 1944 daughter of Noble Bostwick and Elizabeth (Gove) Bostwick Cram. She attended schools in Readsboro, VT. Betty was last employed by Olsten Corporation as a home health aide. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family and was the longtime caregiver of her beloved husband. She was the widow of Clarence Walter Ritcher who died on November 2, 2015. They were married on January 23, 1960 in the Stamford Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters- Dawn…

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    Patricia Scanlon

    Patricia Lee (Goguen) Scanlon 74 of Clarksburg died Thursday August 22, 2019 at her home.She was born in Chicopee, MA on March 18, 1945 a daughter of the late Frederick Goguen and Eleanor (Whalley) Kelly. She graduated from Chicopee High School. Pat was employed for many years in the restaurant industry and worked several years at the Howard Johnson Restaurant in Williamstown as the bookkeeper. She was last employed as the business development manager at the Coca Cola Company in Pittsfield. Survivors include one son Sean Scanlon and two stepchildren Jeffrey Gallese and Claudine Preite. Five grandchildren Robert, Matthew, Makena and Heath Scanlon and Alicia Davis. Pat is also survived…

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    Colter Suters

    Colter Ladd Suters, 27, of North Adams died on Monday August 12, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 18, 1992 in Great Barrington, MA. a son of Whitney & Monique (Moore) Suters. Colter attended Drury High School and graduated with the class of 2010. He was an accomplished athlete, playing on the soccer and tennis teams. He also was a member of the Drury Band and played the trumpet. He had a deep passion for music from a young age, and created music with his friends. Colter graduated from MCLA in 2015 with a degree in sociology. At MCLA he was a member of the PINES fraternity.…

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    David Morin

    David Thomas Morin, 71 of Florida, MA died on August 18, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA. He was born in North Adams, MA on September 11, 1947 a son of the late Arthur and Margaret (Maran) Morin. He attended schools in North Adams, graduating Drury High School. He was a facility manager for Service Master for many years and was last employed at North Branch Landscaping. Survivors include his wife, Denise (Lanoue) Morin who he married on August 11, 1973 as well as his children, Kimberly Morin and her spouse Brooke Andrews and his son, Randy Morin. He was predeceased by his son, David Morin Jr. At…

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    Richard Nichols

    Richard Francis “Dickie” Nichols, 87, of Williamstown died Saturday August 17, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. He was born in Ellenburg, NY on December 19, 1931 a son of the late Oliver and Hazel (Arno) Nichols. Dickie attended local schools and was a self employed drywall finisher serving Berkshire County for several years. He was a communicant of St’s Patrick and Raphael Parish in Williamstown. Dickie was an avid golfer and was a longest standing member and oldest member of the Waubeeka Golf Course in Williamstown where the Wednesday night league was named Dick Nichols League in his honor. He was a long time fan of the Boston…

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    John Gardzina

    JOHN P. “Jukey” GARDZINA, 90 of North Adams, MA died on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Williamstown Commons. He was born in North Adams, MA on June 22, 1929 a son of the late John and Victoria (Zdon) Gardzina. He attended schools in North Adams. In his early years he was employed at the former Gale Shoe Co. and Berkshire Hathaway. He was last employed for over 48 years at General Cable Company. Mr. Gardzina was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the US Army. He was honorably discharged in 1954. He was a long time communicant of the former St. Francis Church in North Adams. Survivors include…

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    Stephen Cardinal

    Stephen Jay Cardinal, 46, of North Adams died on Wednesday August 14, 2019 at his home. He was born on October 1, 1971 a son of the Valerie (Beauchamp) Cardinal and the late Charles Albert Cardinal. Stephen attended Drury High School in North Adams. He enjoyed playing cards with his friends and was a die hard NASCAR fan. Besides his mother, Valerie, he leaves his daughter Courtney Cardinal of North Adams and his grandson Mason Noel. He also leaves one brother, Jeffrey Cardinal of North Adams and his former wife, Edith Cardinal of North Adams. Stephen also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A graveside service for Stephen will…

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    Lawrence Arnold

    Lawrence Joseph Arnold, 70 of Stamford, VT died on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon NH under Hospice care. He was born in North Adams, MA on March 16, 1949, a son to the late Aime Joseph and Claire M. (Lambert) Arnold. He attended schools in Stamford, VT. He married his wife, the former Bette Tatro, on May 21, 1966. Lawrence was a heavy equipment operator and was last employed at Clarksburg Construction. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Bette, his three daughters and their spouses; Stacey (Rick) Cantoni, Lisa (Gary) McPherson…

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    Jack Nogueira

    Jack B. Nogueira 69, of Williamstown died Sunday August 11, 2019 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was born in Oporto, Portugal on September 14, 1949 a son of the late Jaime Pinto Nogueira and Esther (Marcilena) Nogueira. Jack graduated from Pittsfield High School with the class of 1968 where he was an accomplished soccer player. He was last employed as an instructor for the National Safety Council where he was a recipient of several teaching awards. He took great pride in his ability to teach and educate his students. Survivors include his wife Carmella (Scarselletta) Nogueira; children, Melissa (Bill) Ryan, Keith W. Nogueira, Jeannette (David) Bertolozzi…

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    Ruth Witherell

    Ruth (Scace) Witherell, 82 of Pittsfield, MA and formerly of Williamstown died Wednesday August 7, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in Pittsfield, MA on March 10, 1937 daughter of Charles and Ellen (Blackmer) Scace. She attended schools in Pittsfield and Dalton and graduated from the former Dalton High School in 1957. She also completed nursing courses in Lynn, MA. Ruth was employed as a nurse at several area nursing homes and also worked at the former Plunkett Hospital in Adams. She last operated the Rainbows End in Pittsfield from 1970 to 1993. Ruth was a member and past president of the Emblem Club in North Adams and…

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    James Ryckman

    James Joseph Ryckman, 73 of North Adams, MA died Friday August 9, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 21, 1945 son of Lulu Mae (Stansberry) Ryckman and the late David Merrill Ryckman. He graduated from Alma College. James was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the US Army. He was last employed as an Associate Pastor of New Covenant Christian Church and School in Lansing, MI. The most important things in James’ life were his faith in Jesus Christ and his family. He made an enormous impact on the world for the Lord through his church, the school, and in…

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    Jane Burlak

    Jane (Netta) Alexander Craig Burlak, nee Bingham, passed away suddenly at the Williamstown Commons on August 9th, 2019, shortly after celebrating her 88th birthday. Netta was born July 27th, 1931 to Sidney C. Bingham and Jeanie Neil at Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, U.K. Netta always did well academically, and was the dux (valedictorian) of Irvine Royal Academy in 1949. In 1954 she was awarded the equivalent of an M.A. with first class honors in Maths and Natural Philosophy (Physics) from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, earning the Gold Medal in Math. Some people in Irvine may still remember that the students at the Academy were given a holiday because of her…

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    Suzanne Wilkins

    Suzanne Porter Wilkins August 17, 1923 — August 6, 2019 Suzanne (Suki) Porter Wilkins died peacefully on August 6, after a brief illness, in the company of her adoring family and just two weeks shy of her ninety-sixth birthday and seventy-fifth wedding anniversary. Suki grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts, the youngest of four sisters and spent her childhood among a close knit set of relatives—during the school year in her Campello neighborhood and during summer at the family’s home in Monument Beach on Cape Cod. Suki went on to attend Connecticut College in New London, interrupting her studies to marry a young medical doctor in August, 1944. Soon thereafter they…

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    Lorraine Gannon

    Lorraine Mary (Boyer) Gannon, 92 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday August 7, 2019 at Williamstown Commons. She was born in North Adams, MA on May 6, 1927 daughter of Alfred E. and Lillian (Faille) Boyer. She attended local schools. Lorraine worked at the former Wall-Streeter Shoe Co. for 30 years and later worked at Hunter Outdoor Products and CB Sports. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Lorraine enjoyed reading and cross-word puzzles and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was the widow of Francis Ward Gannon who died on August 17, 1988. They were married on April 12, 1947. She is survived by…

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    Wendy Licht

    Wendy Jeanne Licht, 62 of Stamford, VT died on Monday, August 5, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center, North Campus. She was born on Waltham, MA on March 9, 1957 a daughter of Kenneth Bradley and Jean Eleanor (Peaslee) Licht. She attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School with the Class of 1975. She was employed at Green Meadows in Clarksburg, MA working with autistic children and young adults under the BFAIR Program. Wendy was young at heart. She loved music and playing guitar. In her younger years she sang in the choir at the First Baptist Church in North Adams. She continued her love of music playing in…

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    Elizabeth Milanesi

    Elizabeth Louise “Betty” (Mahoney) Milanesi, 81 of North Adams, MA died Wednesday July 31, 2019 at her home. She was born in North Adams, MA on November 14, 1937 daughter of Howard Esmonde and Margaret (Mulcare) Mahoney. She attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1954. Betty worked at Williams College in its library for many years until her retirement in 2006. Before that, she had assisted her husband in the operation of Milanesi Real Estate. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Betty was a member of the board of directors and treasurer of the North Adams Ambulance Service and…

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    Kenneth Pearson

    Kenneth Charles “Chuck” Pearson, 55 of Williamstown, MA died on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Greenfield, MA on August 9, 1963 a son of the late Norman and Celia A. (Millett) Blair. He attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School. Chuck was an accomplished handyman and painter, and was last employed by James Montepare Antiques. . Chuck was an avid fisherman and hunter, and loved spending time with family, especially with his sons and grandchildren. Survivors include his loving and devoted wife Christine Marie (Daub) Pearson. He also leaves three sons Steven, Anthony, and Michael Pearson; brothers James Blair and his…

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    Joseoh Loholdt

    Joseph Peter Loholdt, age 79, of 1072 State Road, North Adams, MA, died on July 21st at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, on August 12, 1939, the son of Charles J. and Nagle (Unnan) Loholdt, he Graduated Drury High School. While attending Drury he was an active Band member playing the trumpet. Joe had a love of music and enjoyed listening to all types. Following High School Joe enlisted in the 1059th Transportation Tactical Carrier Company of Adams, Army National Guard. Joe worked as a store manager for the Adams Supermarket for many years before leaving in 1980 to join his brother Charlie in expanding…

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    Gayle Pellerin

    Gayle A. (Roberts) Pellerin, 67 of North Adams died on Saturday July 27, 2019 at her home. She was born in North Adams on December 7, 1951 a daughter of the late Joseph and Eileen (Jenkerson) Luczynski. Gayle graduated from Drury High School. Gayle was last employed at Williams Commons Nursing Home as a nutritionist aide. She was a former member of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Gayle was the widow of Walter Pellerin Jr. Gayle leaves her three sons, Richard Cook Jr. of Florida, Shawn Cook of North Adams, and Harold Cook of Adams; 2 stepchildren Joseph Badger of Vermont and Michelle Nichlien of Vermont, and several grandchildren, and…

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    Kurt Williams

    Kurt James Williams, 61 of North Adams, MA died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Pittsfield, MA on May 6, 1958 a son of Rosemary Ann (Garvie) Williams Andrews. He attended North Adams schools and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1976. He attended North Adams State College. Kurt was last employed as the head of the export department at Steinerfilm in Williamstown. Kurt was an all around athlete at Drury High School, including Tri-Captain of football, basketball, and the baseball teams. He played on the North Adams Little League, the Schuler League, and the North Adams Men’s League. He played…

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    Leona Randall

    Leona Beatrice (Perras) Randall, 72 of The Woodlands, TX, and formerly of North Adams, MA died on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. She was born in Pittsfield, MA on November 14, 1946 a daughter of Albert and Rose Anna (LaBonte) Perras. She attended North Adams schools. Leona was last employed by Wal-Mart in North Adams. She was a member of a Bible Study Group. Leona was a member of a sewing club and she enjoyed cooking and crocheting, and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her two daughters Marcia Graves and her fiancé, Walter Worley of Cheshire, MA; and Lanie Lescarbeau and her husband, Tom of Magnolia, TX;…

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    Mae Passardi

    Mae Elaine (Brewer) Passardi, 88 of Readsboro, VT died Friday July 26, 2019 at Southwestern VT Medical Center. She was born in Houlton, Maine on December 19, 1930 daughter of Walter and Isabel (Campbell) Brewer. She attended schools in Maine. Mae was last employed by the US Postal Service in Monroe Bridge, MA. She was a communicant of St. Joachim’s Church and a member of its St. Anne Society. She enjoyed baking and sewing. Mae was devoted to her church and family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was the widow of Garfield Rinaldo Passardi who died on August 1, 1992. They were married on June 27,…

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    Kenneth Morin

    Kenneth Paul Morin, 77 of Cheshire, MA died Friday July 26, 2019 at his home. He was born in North Adams, MA on July 19, 1942 son of Joseph Paul “Gus” Morin and Stefanie (Biscup) Morin. He attended Drury High School. Ken was a veteran of the US Army. He was last employed at Harriman-West Airport in North Adams. Before that he worked at General Electric in Pittsfield for over 20 years. He was a communicant of the former St. Francis of Assisi Church. Ken enjoyed playing golf, softball and bowling. His first wife was Joyce (Moon) Morin who died on September 17, 1989. Survivors include his wife, Angie I.…

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    Zachary Bonneville

    It is with profound sadness that the family of Zachary Scott Bonneville announces his passing on July 23, 2019, at the age of 38. Zachary was born on April 15, 1981 in Pittsfield, MA to Nancy (Mahoney) Bonneville Church and the late Edmund Gerard Bonneville. He attended Gabriel Abbott Memorial School and Drury High School and was also working towards a degree at Berkshire Community College. Zachary was last employed by General Nutrition Center in Lanesboro. Before that, he worked at Unistress for several years. Zachary’s passion in life was powerlifting and weight training, and he was a dedicated member of Iron Bred Gym—which he considered his second home. Zachary…

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    Nicholas DeGennaro

    Nicholas Anthony DeGennaro, 80 of New Lebanon, NY died Friday July 19, 2019 at the home of his daughter in Woodford, VT. He was born in North Adams, MA on April 4, 1939 son of Nicholas and Marion (Bushee) DeGennaro. He attended local schools. Nicholas was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1959 to 1962. He was last employed by Tom Farley Landscaping. Before that, he worked at Becton-Dickson in Canaan, CT for about 15 years. Nicholas was a member of the VFW. He enjoyed automobile racing, especially NASCAR and attended races and helped on crews at Lebanon Valley Speedway. Survivors include two daughters- Antoinette DeGennaro and DeEtt…

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    Michele LaBlue

    Michele Anne (Frenier) LaBlue 52, of North Adams died Saturday July 20, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in Pittsfield on February 3, 1967 a daughter of Annette (Letourneau) Martel and the late Dennis Edward Frenier Sr. Michele graduated from Pittsfield High School with the class of 1985. She combined her love for animals with her career and was the owner of the Pooches Pet Grooming on Eagle Street in North Adams. Everyone who knew Michele respected her for her love for all animals. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend. Survivors include her mother Annette Martel of Adams and her longtime partner of 19…