Obituaries

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    Obituary of Mary G. Plungis

       Mrs. Mary (Mae) G. Plungis passed peacefully away on March 6, 2017 at her home in Florida at the age of 94. Her son Charlie was at her side. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late George and… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Arthur “Artie” John Astore

      Arthur “Artie” J. Astore, 86, of Housatonic died Tuesday March 7, 2017 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. He was born in West Stockbridge on November 24, 1930 son of Charles and Tilia (Lovato) Astore. He was a graduate… Continue reading

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    Obituary of John “Jack” A. Moran

    Manassas, VA – John Augustine Moran, 55, passed away February 27, 2017. He was born September 11, 1961, the son of Margaret M. Moran of Great Barrington and the late John E. Moran. He is survived by two children, three… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Jean Curtis

      Jean Curtis,93, of Sheffield died Monday February 27, 2017 at Timberlyn East Nursing Home in Great Barrington. She was born in Great Barrington on the Spaulding Estate on September 21, 1923 daughter of George and Edith (Kaspar) Merchant. Jean… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Otto Borsody

    Otto Borsody of North Plain Road, Great Barrington, died February 26 at BMC surrounded by loving family, bringing his 13 year journey with Alzheimer’s to a peaceful end.  Born February 27, 1928 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia the oldest son of Heinrich… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Margaret M. “Dolly” Beckwith

       Margaret M. “Dolly” Beckwith, 81, of Lake Buel Rd Great Barrington died Tuesday February 14, 2017 at Fairview Commons surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born at her family home in Lenoxdale on January 7, 1936, the daughter… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Bernice M. Olsen

      Bernice M. Olsen, 92, of South Main St. Great Barrington died Sunday February 12, 2017 at Fairview Hospital. She was born in Great Barrington on May 6, 1924 daughter to Joseph and Violet (Arienti) Barry. Bernice was a graduate… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Richard John Cappadona     

      Richard J. Cappadona, 75, of Maple Ave. Sheffield died Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington. Richard was born on March 17, 1941 in Brooklyn NY son of Richard J. and Anna Ida (Giovanetti) Cappadona. He… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Nadine Marjorie Forfa

      Nadine Marjorie Forfa, 86, of Housatonic died Thursday February 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Nadine was born in Pittsfield on March 21, 1930 daughter of Irving and Sarah “Sally” (Brazee) Mills. She was educated… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Carl R. “Smitty” Smith

      Carl R. “Smitty” Smith, 72, of Rosseter St. Great Barrington died Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington. He was born in Waverly Alabama on December 25, 1944 son of Willie Floyd and Dortheen Caldwell Smith.… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Joseph Paul Larkin Jr.

    J. Paul Larkin, Jr., 81, of 25 Crosby Street, Great Barrington, died peacefully on Friday, February 3, at the Soldier’s Home in Holyoke with his loving family by his side.   Born on April 6, 1935 in Great Barrington.  He was… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Lawrence A. “Sonny” Barbieri Jr.

      Lawrence A. “Sonny” Barbieri Jr.,87, died Sunday January 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Lawrence was born on January 4, 1930 in Great Barrington to Lawrence Sr. and Rosella “Ruth” (Walker) Barbieri. He was educated in local schools… Continue reading

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    Obituary of C. Benjamin Keefner

      C. Benjamin Keefner, 55, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts died Monday, January 23rd following a short illness.  Born in Great Barrington on December 18th, 1961 the son of Clifford A. Keefner and Luella P. Hart, Ben graduated from Monument Mountain… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Jacqueline (Jackie) Costa

       Jacqueline (Jackie) Costa, 55, of West Stockbridge, Massachusetts died on Thursday, January 19, 2017 following a long illness.  Jackie was born in Great Barrington on January 4, 1962, the daughter of the late Anthony P. Costa, Sr. and Ann… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Katherine S. Winn

      Katherine S. Winn, 88, of 24 Silver Street Great Barrington died Friday January 20, 2017 at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington. A lifelong resident of Great Barrington, she was born October 25, 1928, the daughter of the late Alexander… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Stanley Marcus

          Stanley Edward Marcus, a prominent and much admired Berkshire artist, died peacefully at his Becket home on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Stanley was born on November 17, 1926, and raised in New York City.  After graduating the… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Francis S. Pezzee

      Obituary of Francis S. Pezzee, 87, of Sheffield died Sunday, January 8, 2017. Born in Great Barrington to Rose Pezzee Chapin, he attended Sheffield schools. He and his wife of 67 years, Correll Gibbs Pezzee, traveled to all 48… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Sophia B. Hickey

      Sophia B. Hickey a long time resident of 5 George St. Great Barrington died at Fairview Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Home on Tuesday January 3, 2017. She was born in Buffalo N.Y. on February 8, 1917; daughter of Alexander… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Marjorie Blair

        Marjorie Blair was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 15, 1926. She graduated from Mt Lebanon High School and attended Syracuse University, majoring in illustration. While living in Stockbridge, MA, she joined the Norman Rockwell staff in 1972… Continue reading

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    Obituary of Holly Michele Hunter

        Holly Michele Hunter, 51, of 7 Washington Square, West Stockbridge, died Saturday December 31, 2016 at Albany Medical Center after a sudden illness. Holly was born in Pittsfield,MA on September 10, 1965, daughter of Timothy and Margaret (Touponce)… Continue reading