Daniel J. Barscz
1961 - 2014 PITTSFIELD Daniel Joseph Barscz, of Pittsfield, passed away at his home Friday, May 23, 2014, joining his mother, Joyce Bradley Barscz, and his brother, Peter Barscz, in heaven. Born in Pittsfield on July 9, 1961, Daniel was a 1979 graduate of Taconic High School and an accomplished carpenter of over 30 years. Daniel leaves behind his life partner, Robin Litchfield; his father, Peter Barscz of Pittsfield, and sister, Nancy Barscz of Lakeland, Fla. He also leaves behind his children at heart; two daughters, a son-in-law, and a granddaughter, Maria and Erica Moret, Trevor Joppich and Lillian Joppich, all of Orange, Va. Daniel will be missed by many family members, including his god mother, Margaret Leclair; uncles, Lawrence Unbehend Jr., Charlie, Bobby, and Leroy Bradley; aunt, Elaine Vranas; cousins, Lawrence Unbehend, III, Billy Dunsmore, Kenneth, Steven, and Thomas Leclair, Paulette Lefebvre, Theresa Burdeau, Kathrin Sargent, Dawn Martin, Charlie Bradley Jr., Terrena Shea, Loleta McLain, Malisa Lambert, Leroy and John Bradley, Mary Bird, Melinda Ostellino, Darlene Casella, Sandy Lambert, Patty Vranas, Cathy Maloney, and many others. Daniel was a huge part of Robin's extended family, and was loved and will be missed by all of them. Daniel enjoyed fishing, hiking, and biking with his lifelong friend, John "Buda" Hayes and heart-to-heart talks with his brother-in-law, Teddy Pratt. Daniel held close to his heart his mentor and dear friend, Art Rawson. FUNERAL NOTICE: A remembrance will be held at South Congregational Church in Pittsfield on Sunday, June 15, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please plant a tree in his memory. Donations are suggested to Berkshire Community Action Council, 1531 East St. in Pittsfield.