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Garbowitz, Ellen  
Ellen Garbowitz FUNERAL NOTICE A graveside service for Ellen M. Garbowitz, who died March 14, 2015, will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph's Cemetery with the Rev. Christopher J. Waitekus, Pastor of St. Ann Church, officiating. Those attending are invited to meet inside the Cemetery gate at 10:45 a.m. The DERY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 29, 2015
Gaston, Marshall  
Marshall A. Gaston 1928 - 2015 WEST STOCKBRIDGE Marshall A. Gaston, 87, of Swamp Road died peacefully on Saturday May 2, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Pittsfield on April 10, 1928 son of Marshall E. and Edith A. (Campbell) Gaston. Marshall was a 1946 graduate of the former Williams High School, where he was a member of the championship winning basketball team, 4-H and Future Farmers of America, the drama club and was president of the student council. He received a Bay State farm degree from FFA. He was a member of the Congregational Church of West Stockbridge, a boy scout and served as gate keeper for the Berkshire South Pomona Grange. After high school Marshall proudly served his country as a Military Police Officer with the U.S. Army in World War II in Japan. After his service Marshall worked at various jobs until going into business for himself as a site contractor where he successfully operated Excavators and Graders, Co. Inc for over fifty years. Marshall was an avid sportsman, enjoyed going to Super Bowls and the Daytona 500. He was a life member of the Stockbridge Sportsman's Club and a member and former President of the West Stockbridge Sportsman's Club. As a longtime resident of West Stockbridge he served his community as a Lt. in the West Stockbridge Fire Department, a Special Police Officer, a Forest Warden and Animal Inspector. Marshall's wife, Lois Anne (Bradshaw) Gaston, whom he married on January 7, 1950 predeceased him on July 21, 2011. Marshall is survived by two sons, Marshall E. Gaston and his wife, Kristin, of Manchester Conn., and James A. Gaston and his wife, Anne, of S. Windsor Conn.; one daughter, Liana Roberts and her husband, Dale, of Copake N.Y.; one brother, Gilbert Gaston of Yarmouth Maine; and seven grandchildren, Joshua, Jeff, Courtney, Dave, Danelle, Jackie, and Kyle. In addition to his wife Lois, Marshall was predeceased by his sister, Jean Chapman. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday May 6 at 11 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230 with the Reverend Kenneth S. Phesay officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in West Stockbridge Village Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday May 5 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Birches-Roy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Marshall's memory may be made to the West Stockbridge Fire Company or Richmond Volunteer Ambulance Service in care of the funeral home. Condolence may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com .
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 4, 2015
Geer, Donald  
Donald E. Geer 1925 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Donald Edward Geer, formerly of Pittsfield, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 after a long battle with heart disease at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. He had been living in a nursing home in Derby since October 2014. Born in Palmer, MA on April 8, 1925, he was the son of Everett A. and Alice B. Geer and grew up in Belchertown, graduating from Belchertown High School in 1942. He then attended Massachusetts State College for a year before being drafted into the US Navy in Oct. 1943. He was assigned to the 128th Construction Battalion (Seebees) and subsequently spent 18 months at Pearl Harbor, HI before being honorably discharged in April 1946. Mr. Geer continued his education at what became the University of Massachusetts, graduating in 1949 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. He went on to earn a Masters degree in Physical Education from UMass and spent his entire teaching career in the Belchertown school system. He became principal of the town's elementary schools, then was elevated to the junior high and high schools as Principal in 1962. He oversaw the opening of the then-new Jr.-Sr. High School in 1964. In 1966, Mr. Geer went to work for the Mass. Dept. of Education, working out of the new regional office in Pittsfield. He worked with the high school principals in Berkshire, Hampshire and Franklin Counties as Senior Supervisor of Secondary Education until his retirement in 1988. He married Priscilla Vaughan on January 31, 1948 and then Guri "Rusty" Sherratt on February 14, 1992. He was predeceased by both. Mr. Geer was a member of Vernon Lodge in Belchertown, serving as Master in 1957. He was a member of Belchertown Congregational Church, then of South Congregational Church in Pittsfield, serving as moderator of South Church, and was a Deacon in both. Mr. Geer was a lifelong Boston baseball fan; first of the Boston Braves until that team left for Milwaukee in 1953, then of the Red Sox, whose three World Series Championships over the past 11 seasons he greatly enjoyed. He played baseball at Belchertown High, then played fast-pitch softball into his mid-30's. He leaves behind three sons, George (Rosanne) of Derby, CT, Donald, Jr. (Susan) of Pinellas Park, FL., and Jonathan of Boston. Also two grandsons, Timothy of Derby, and Gilbert and his life partner, Orlando Gonzales of Santa Clarita, CA. He also leaves behind a stepson, James Sherratt (Ilona) of Cheshire along with several step-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in June at South Church in Pittsfield followed by a graveside service at South Cemetery in Belchertown. Memorial Donations in his memory may be made in Donalds name to South Congregational Church, 110 South St. Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 30, 2015
Gigliotti, Margaret  
Margaret Mary Gigliotti 1930 - 2015 PORT ORANGE, FLA. Mrs. Margaret Mary (Brooks) Gigliotti, 84, of Port Orange, Fla. and formerly of 64 East St. Adams, died Wednesday April 22, at Bishop's Glen Nursing Home in Holly Hill, Fla. She was born in North Adams, on April 26, 1930, daughter of Richard Stewart and Jessie (Moir) Brooks. She graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1948 and later completed the LPN Program at McCann Technical High School in 1975. She also completed courses in real estate. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed cooking for her family. She worked in private duty nursing for several years and then assisted her husband in his real estate sales office for several years. She was a communicant of the former St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Adams. She was the widow of Andrew Francis Gigliotti, who died on Dec. 6, 2014. They were married on Aug. 19, 1950. Survivors include one daughter, Linda Irace and her husband, Floyd, of Port Orange, Fla.; and five sons including, Andrew P. Gigliotti and his wife, Debra, and William F. Gigliotti and his wife, Luanne, both of Adams, Robert D. Gigliotti and his wife, Melanie, of LaGrange, Ky., Thomas M. Gigliotti and his wife, Susan, of Chesapeake, Va., and Steven A. Gigliotti and his wife, Michele, of Cheshire. She also leaves 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Marlene Brooks Ethier, RN of West Haven, Conn., and nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be Tuesday May 5, at 10:15 a.m. from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Monday from 5 - 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail Port Orange, FL 32139. To send a card, gift basket or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.co
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 1, 2015
Gilardi, Bryan  
Bryan A. Gilardi MEMORIAL SERVICES PITTSFIELD Bryan A. Gilardi, 47, was born on February 6, 1967 and died on December 9, 2014. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Church in Pittsfield, MA with the Rev. Peter A. Gregory, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery. FLYNN AND DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA is in charge of arrangements. To send a card or a message, please visit : www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 28, 2015
Girard, Gerald  
Gerald Girard MEMORIAL SERVICE A memorial service for Gerald Girard, who passed away on March 26, 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame Church. The time of this service was omitted from the original obituary.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 29, 2015
Goodermote, Edith  
Edith E. (Shephard) Goodermote 1919 - 2015 NORTH ADAMS Edith E. (Shephard) Goodermote, 95, of 243 State Street, died on Thursday April 30, at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born on June 30, 1919 in Fort Edward, N.Y. a daughter of the late Alfred and Vitaline (Boyer) Shephard. Edith was a homemaker and also worked at Hunter Outdoor Products. She attended the First Baptist Church in North Adams. She was the widow of Franklin H. Goodermote Sr. who died on January 18, 1976. They were married on February 13, 1937 in Berlin, N.Y. Survivors include two daughters, Isabelle Harwood of Savoy, Mass., and Anna Rose Bates of Hinsdale, Mass.. Edith also leaves seven sons, Franklin H. Goodermote Jr. of North Adams, Norman Goodermote of Monroe, Mass., Harold Goodermote of Wales, Mass., James Goodermote of Lumberton, N.C., Jerry Goodermote of North Adams, Thomas Goodermote of North Adams, and Albert Gooder-mote of Becket, Mass. She also leaves several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son and two daughters, Alfred Goodermote, Virginia Goodermote, and Ida May Blanche Goodermote; and four brothers, and four sisters are deceased. FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in North Adams, Mass. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery in Adams, Mass. There are no calling hours. Donations are to First Baptist Church of North Adams in care of the FLYNN DAGNOLI FUNERAL HOME Central Chapel 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or a message please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com .
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 4, 2015
Gratton, Alphonse  
Alphonse "Pete" Gratton 1933 - 2015 HINSDALE Alphonse Anthony "Pete" Gratton, 81, of 20 Country Road, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home. Born in Hinsdale on September 12, 1933, the son of Anthony and Rose A. Garant Gratton, he attended Notre Dame Grammar School and was a graduate of Pittsfield High School. Continuing his education, he earned an associates degree in business from Albany Business School. A Korean War veteran, Mr. Gratton enlisted with the United States Navy on January 3, 1955, served aboard the USS Saratoga, overseas for 16 months, and was honorably discharged on December 18, 1958. Mr. Gratton was employed by General Electric Company for 15 years until becoming injured on the job. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church where he was a lector and eucharistic minister. He had been a communicant of the former Notre Dame Church where he had been active, as well. Mr. Gratton's wife, the former Bertha E. Gary, died March 4, 2008. He is survived by six sons, Mark A. Gratton and his fiancee, Sharon Cross, of Pittsfield, Bruce E. Gratton of New York state; David C. Gratton and his wife, Linda, of Pittsfield, Lance E. Gratton and his wife, Tina, of Pittsfield, Dale A. Gratton and his wife, Maureen, of Pittsfield; and Peter J. Gratton and his wife, Elaine, of Pittsfield; a daughter, Dawn M. Gratton Perotti Matthews of Pittsfield; and 18 grandchilden and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Gratton was pre-deceased by a brother, Stephen Gratton, and three sisters, Jeannine Macchi, Martina LeVardi, and Joan Gratton. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Alphonse Anthony "Pete" Gratton will be held Saturday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Mausoleum in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Pittsfield, celebrated by the Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, Pastor of St. Agnes Church. Calling hours will be Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m., at DERY FUNERAL HOME in Pittsfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society In care of Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 30, 2015
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