Obituaries

  • Richard LaRhette

    Obituary of Richard Allen LaRhette

    Richard Allen LaRhette of St. Croix, USVI and Great Barrington, MA passed away at his home in Great Barrington on November 21, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was 87. Richard, known as “Dick,” is survived by his wife, Diane… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Frederick Edward Duryea Jr.

    Frederick Edward Duryea Jr., 72 of Great Barrington died Tuesday June 7, 2022 at his home. Fred was born in Great Barrington on April 16, 1950, son of Frederick E. Sr. and Laura (Hawver) Duryea. Fred was a graduate of… Continue reading

  • Bob Gay

    Obituary of Robert William Gay

      Robert William Gay, 74, a proud veteran of the US Army, passed away on May 29, 2022, after a short battle with cancer. Bob was born on June 8, 1947, and graduated from Searles High School in Gt. Barrington,… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Mary Cherry Rice

    Mary Cherry Rice of Great Barrington, Mass passed away peacefully at Fairview Commons on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Mary was born June 10, 1942. Mary worked at Community Action, Mead Paper, Becton-Dickson and her finally stop was Berkshire Community College as an… Continue reading

  • David Hosokawa

    Obituary of David Arthur Hosokawa

    David Arthur Hosokawa, 78, of Great Barrington, MA, passed away on May 14, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Dave is survived by his wife Beverly, daughter Dorree, son Sam and his wife Pam, granddaughters Kaiya and Eva, and… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Alice M. Davis

    Alice M. Davis, 90 of Monterey died Thursday April 28, 2022 at her home. She was born in Canaan CT on January 3, 1932 the daughter of Eben and Olive (Burbank) Thompson. She was the widow of Leslie Davis. Alice… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Jean Gertrude Davis

    Jean Gertrude Davis, 91 of Stockbridge passed away peacefully on April 27, 2022 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. Jean was born in Richmond on June 23, 1930 daughter to Eugene A. and Nora J. (Blake) O’Brien. She was educated… Continue reading

  • Carl Lis

    Obituary of Carl F. Lis

    Our beloved father and son, Carl F. Lis, 59 of Housatonic died Thursday April 21, 2022 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington. Carl was born in Great Barrington on December 19, 1962 son of Richard C. Lis and Sophia (Pianka)… Continue reading

  • Rick Race

    Obituary of Richard Allen Race Sr.

    Richard Allen Race Sr., 66 of Great Barrington died Wednesday April 13, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Rick was a kind and soft-spoken man who loved his family, taking care of his yard, tending the garden… Continue reading

  • Marion Forfa

    Obituary of Marion H. Forfa

                Our beloved mother Marion Hadloe Forfa (nee Vreeland) reunited with our beloved father George Peter Forfa and their infant daughter on Friday April 8, 2022.             Mom was born on the family farm in… Continue reading

  • Janet Smith

    Obituary of Janet Clare Bryce Smith

    Janet Clare Bryce Smith passed on peacefully in her chair while being sung to after her nap on March 30.  She was 98.  Janet was born October 30,1923 in Indore, India, the 5th of 6 children. She spent her childhood… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Norman E. Hankey

    Norman E. Hankey, 92, of Mill River, MA passed away Monday, March 21, 2022 at his daughter and son-in-law’s home in Sterling, MA where he has been living for the past 3 years. Norman was born at home in Great… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Olindo “Lindy” J. Zerbato

    Olindo “Lindy” J. Zerbato, 96, of Housatonic died Saturday March 19, 2022 at Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox. Lindy was born in “Little Italy” in Lee on August 7, 1925, son of Angelo and Adele (Giardi) Zerbato. He attended… Continue reading

  • Marion Smith

    Obituary of Marion O. Smith

    Marion “Skip” Smith, 97, formerly of Alford died Tuesday March 8, 2022 at her home in Great Barrington.  Marion was born in Stockbridge on January 3, 1925 daughter of Charles and Mabel (Hathaway) DuPuy.  She was raised at Chesterwood and… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Eleanor F. Cross

    Eleanor Francis Cross, 99 of Sheffield died peacefully at home with her loving granddaughter Kimberly by her side on March 1, 2022. Eleanor was born in Sheffield on June 21, 1922 daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Rose (McCormick) Benway. She… Continue reading

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     Obituary of Richard “Ricky” M. Klein

    Richard “Ricky” M. Klein, 68, formerly of West Stockbridge died Monday February 28, 2022 at his home with his loving wife and family. Ricky was born in Pittsfield on January 30, 1954, son of Alan and Alice (Murray) Klein. He… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Helen Audino

    Helen Audino, the last of seven children, 97, of Housatonic died Friday February 18, 2022 at her daughters home surrounded by her loving family. Helen was born in Housatonic on November 4, 1924 daughter of Frank and Frances (Siok) Pothul.… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Nancy W. Smith

     Nancy W. Smith, 79 of Sheffield died Wednesday February 9, 2022 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington. Nancy was born in Great Barrington on August 30, 1942 daughter of Russell and Helen (Chapin) Woodbeck. She was a graduate of Mount… Continue reading

  • Alexander Lord

    Obituary of Alexander Stewart Lord

    Alexander Stewart ‘Sandy’ Lord died unexpectedly on January 30, 2022 in Pittsfield, MA.  He will be missed. Born in New York, NY March 8, 1949, Sandy, son of Joan Malloch Lord and William Galey Lord II was the eldest of… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Thomas Marnell Hitchcock

         Thomas Marnell Hitchcock, 79, of Sheffield died Wednesday January 26 at BMC in Pittsfield and is back with his beloved wife, Vicky, and His dog Peaches. Tom was born at his parents home in Sheffield on October 16,… Continue reading