Obituary of Edith Raspuzzi

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On January 2, Edith Biasin Raspuzzi passed away peacefully in Franklin, NH where she lived for the past three years. She was born on January 22, 1928 to Louise (Celadon) and Antonio Biasin in West Stockbridge MA where she lived most of her life.

In 1945 Edith graduated from the former Williams High School and then enrolled in Berkshire Business School. Two years later she married Louis John Raspuzzi and when they moved to Connecticut shortly afterwards became a bookkeeper for the State of CT for four years. Upon returning to West Stockbridge she worked for Charles H. Baldwin and Sons, retiring in 1979.

After retirement she and Lou wintered in Florida for several years and then Myrtle Beach, S.C. She was a faithful member of the Rosary Alter Sodality and of the Greater Years of St. Patrick’s Church in West Stockbridge and she volunteered for many years at St. Patrick’s Bazaars as well as Marian Father’s Mercy Sunday.

Edith was predeceased by her husband of sixty five wonderful years in 2012 and their son Gary in 1979. She also lost a brother, Victor Biasin and a sister, Rose Pericolosi. She is survived by her son, Louis J. Raspuzzi Jr. and his wife Ann, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; Callie Raspuzzi and her daughters Sylvia and Cora Stewart, Bronson Raspuzzi and his wife Jennifer and their two boys, Kyle and Trevor and Dawson Raspuzzi and his wife Ashley and their three children, Addison, Colby and Hayden. She also leaves sisters Mary Censato, Amelia Koldys and Norma Grant as well as many loved nieces and nephews.

She will be missed by her family for her dedication to them all. She was often called on and always stepped up to help when it was needed.

Funeral Services for Edith Raspuzzi will be private for family only at St. Patrick’s Church in West Stockbridge with a Liturgy of Christian Burial officiated by Monsignor John Bonzagni. Private burial will follow in St. Bridget’s Cemetery in Housatonic. Family requests mask and social distancing protocols be followed due to concerns of COVID. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Edith’s memory can be made to the St. Patrick’s Church Building Fund in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

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