Eugene Alphonse Brunet, Jr.
1969-2013 Eugene Alphonse Brunet, Jr., 44, of 36 Superior Street, Pittsfield, died Friday, December 13, 2013, at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Pittsfield on June 27, 1969, the son of the late Eugene A. and Lorraine T. Cormier Brunet, Sr. He was a 1991 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School. Eugene attended Berkshire Unlimited for several years and had been working at the Social Development Center in Dalton for the past several years. He was a longtime resident with BCARC since 1981. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church, and enjoyed skiing, bike-riding, and basketball. He was a big fan of The Man In Black-Johnny Cash. Eugene had participated in the Massachusetts Special Olympics in Track and Horseback riding events. He received the 2012 Achievement Award for Berkshire County. Eugene is survived by his brother: Gerard A. and Patricia Brunet of Hinsdale; three sisters: Deborah and Joseph LaForest of Maine, Diane and Barry Mahon of Cape May, NJ, and Denise and Kris Sargent of Hinsdale; eleven nieces and nephews: Josh, Kayla, Shawn, Shane, Casey, Andrew, Magen, Leland, Jordan, Wyatt, and William. He is also survived by his extended family at BCARC: Pierre, Peter, and Matt. He is pre-deceased by his nephew: Darrell. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for EUGENE ALPHONSE BRUNET, JR. will be FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013 with a Liturgy of Christian at 10:00 AM at St. Agnes Church with Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Spring at Maple Street Cemetery in Hinsdale with his parents and nephew. Calling hours will be THURSDAY from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME, 890 Main Street, Dalton. Memorial donations may be made to either the Special Olympics or the Lions Club of Hinsdale in care of the Funeral Home. The family would like to thank the employees and volunteers at BCARC for their many years of devoted and loving care.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 17, 2013