Obituary of M. Dolores Pieropan

Dolores Pieropan

Dolores Pieropan, 90 of West Stockbridge died Friday September 8, 2023 at Kimball Farms in Lenox. Dolores was born in Great Barrington on November 16, 1932, daughter of Albert and Mildred (Allen) Rouhier.  She was a graduate of the former Searles High School Class of 1952. Dolores was the co-owner and bookkeeper of Pieropan Oil Company with her husband Guido until 1985, then worked for Kimball Fuel in Great Barrington for several years.  She was a communicant of the former Corpus Christi Church, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic.  She was an avid participant in the annual church bazaar, a Red Sox fan, and loved to go dancing, especially to polkas at the annual polish picnics in Housatonic.  A daytrip to Saratoga Horse Racing with family was an annual event, as she loved horses and all animals.  At home, she enjoyed baking and knitting.  Her grandchildren were her pride and joy.  She loved attending her grandsons’ sporting events and taking pride in her granddaughters’ interests and achievements.  Dolores married Guido P. Pieropan at Saint Patrick’s Church in West Stockbridge on August 9 1952 who predeceased her on September 1, 2007.  Dolores is survived by her three sons, Jeffrey P. Pieropan (Tracy) of Tarpon Springs FL, Mark G Pieropan (Sarah) of Great Barrington and Peter A. Pieropan of Ft. Lauderdale FL; her five grandchildren, Michael, Lindsay (Tyler), Erik (Jaclyn), Aimee (William) and Kevin; her three great grandchildren, Xander, Xavier and Mason and nephew, Allan Rouhier (Jenifer), of Los Gatos, CA.  In addition to her husband Guido, Dolores was predeceased by her brother, Donald Rouhier and niece, Denise Rouhier.

Family of M. Dolores Pieropan will receive friends on Monday September 11 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. A Celebration of Dolores’ life will be held on Tuesday September 12 at 12:30 PM at the Great Barrington Fish and Game at 338 Long Pond Rd Great Barrington. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Dolores’ memory may be made to Saint Teresa of Calcutta Restoration Fund or Hospice care in the Berkshires. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

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