Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home

Proud Affiliate of Forastiere Family Funeral Service, Inc.
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Recent Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home Obituaries:

Ruth E. (Denver) MacBrian, 90, a resident of the Holyoke Soldiers Home for the past six years, formerly a longtime resident of Blake Street, Springfield, died late Friday morning at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. She was...
Read Full Obituary for Ruth E. MacBrian
Published in The Republican from Mar. 6 to Mar. 9, 2015
Elizabeth Dow Atwater passed away March 6 quietly surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was born in Springfield on July 7, 1925. She was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Dow. She was a 1943 graduate of...
Read Full Obituary for Elizabeth D. Atwater
Published in The Republican from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2015
Frank James Morassi, 67, a longtime resident of Agawam, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born in Springfield, the son of the late Frank A. and Dolores V....
Read Full Obituary for Frank J. Morassi
Published in The Republican from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2015
Ann H. McManus, 77, a resident of Agawam since 2005, and former longtime resident of West Springfield, died early Friday morning, February 27, 2015 at Genesis Health Care System of Westfield. She was born and educated...
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Published in The Republican from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2015
Donald David Stratton, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2015 while vacationing in Montego Bay Jamaica. Dave began his teaching career in the Chicopee Public Schools before...
Read Full Obituary for Donald David Stratton
Published in The Republican from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2015
Ronald Bruce Sparrow, 86, of Agawam, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 25th at Heritage Hall East in Agawam. He was born in Springfield to the late Raymond and Gladys (Fiske) Sparrow and step mother, Nellie...
Read Full Obituary for Ronald Bruce Sparrow
Published in The Republican from Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2015
Charles “Charlie” Augustino Grasso, 76, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away on February 20, 2015. Charlie has gone to join his soul mate and treasured wife of 52 years,...
Read Full Obituary for Charles A. Grasso
Published in The Republican from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2015
Merilyn D. (Stratton) Brown was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 7, 1930 to Wilma (Pence) Stratton and Aubrey E. Stratton. She was a member of the Agawam Congregational Church where she served as a deacon, as a member of...
Read Full Obituary for Merilyn D. Brown
Published in The Republican from Feb. 21 to Feb. 26, 2015
Louis J. Daponte, 83, of this town and previously of East Longmeadow, passed away on Monday (Feb. 16, 2015) at Mercy Medical Center.
He was the husband of Rose (Carabetta) Garvin Daponte. Louis was born in...
Read Full Obituary for Louis J. Daponte
Published in The Republican from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, 2015
Donald A. Sorel, 72, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015 in Baystate Medical Center. Born on November 30, 1942 in North Adams, MA, Don grew up in Williamstown, MA before moving to Agawam. He was the son of the...
Read Full Obituary for Donald A. Sorel
Published in The Republican from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2015