Obituary of Michael J. Beligni

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Surrounded by his family, Michael “Mike” Beligni, 66 of Housatonic died Thursday December 23rd, 2021 as a result of heart failure complications at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Mike was born to Virginia and Alfred Beligni on July 22nd, 1955 in Pittsfield. He was a graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School class of 1974. Mike went on to proudly serve his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed overseas in Scotland as a Special Intelligence Communications Center Operator up until his honorable discharge with the rank of Corporal. For nearly 50 years Mike spent his career continuing his fathers legacy in the tire retail business. He owned and operated B&S Tire with his brother-in-law until he relocated to Pittsfield to open what is now RTE 20 Tire Center. Mike was a member of the Adams Budz Post #8183 Honor Guard, the Murphy Leary American Post #0298, and the Stockbridge Sportsman’s Club. He loved traveling with his family, hunting, learning and reading about history, playing in the Macano Card League, and watching Yankees games with his daughter. He and his wife, Debbie spent many years tag saling and going to auctions resulting in the opening of Frugal Finds on Elm St. in Pittsfield. Mike is survived by his wife Deborah (Simmons) Beligni whom he married on May 18th, 1990, his daughter, Lexi Beligni, his mother, Virginia Beligni, his sister, Patricia Shultis, two stepchildren, two step granddaughters and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Michael John Beligni will be held on Friday December 31st at 10:00 AM with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at 10:45 AM in Saint Bridget’s Cemetery in Housatonic. Family will receive friends for a private calling hour on Friday December 31st from 8:30 AM  to 9:30 AM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Due to concerns of COVID 19 family requests that masks and social distancing protocols be followed for all of Michael’s services. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Michael’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

13 Responses to Obituary of Michael J. Beligni

  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. Mike was one of the good ones, one of the best!! I will keep you in my prayers and be here for you always!!Debbie I promise you our bond will never be broken,

  2. I am very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. We had many fun times when we were young. May he rest in peace in God’s care.
    My sincerest condolences to his entire family.

  3. I was sorry to hear about Mike’s passing. Growing up in Hosatonic, had many good memories.
    Sincere condolences, Kip Gray

  4. I am sorry to hear about Mike’s passing. Growing up in Housatonic, I have many pleasant memories of Mike.
    My sincerest of condolences.

  5. My sincere condolences. I’m so very sorry for all the family and friends. Mike certainly was a great guy..

  6. Our deepest sympathy to Lexi and Deb. Mike was a very kind man. He always had a smile whenever you saw him. He will be missed by all who knew him!

  7. I am so sad to hear of Mike’s passing. We were great friends as kids in Housatonic, and I have such fond memories of all those years. I am sending sincere condolences to his Mom, wife, daughter, and whole family. He was such a great guy.

  8. Dear Debbie And Family,
    May we express our condolences on the loss of a great guy.Our prayers are with all of you.RIP Mike.
    Dave&Lisa Bowers

  9. Dear Debbie&family,
    May we express our most sincere sympathy on the passing of a great guy.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.RIP Mike.
    Dave&Lisa Bowers

  10. Dear Debbie&family,
    May we express our most sincere condolences on the passing of a great guy.Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.RIP Mike.
    Dave&Lisa Bowers

  11. The B&S crew is back together, rest easy my friend.

  12. Debbie and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Mike was a kind and caring man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Lexi.

  13. Remember Mike from Housatonic Grammar School so many years ago. So sorry to hear of your loss. Sincere condolences to his entire family.

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