Dorothy Pepino

Dorothy J. Pepino

1917-2012 Dorothy J. Pepino 95, of South Egremont, died Tuesday December 11, 2012 at Fairview Hospital.

She was born in New Haven, Conn., on May 18, 1917 daughter to the late Alexander Dezieck and Marcia Lis Dezieck. She attended local schools and was a 1935 graduate of the former Searles High School.

She worked as a waitress in Great Barrington for many years; she also worked as a cook at the Flowering Branch Farm for many years, retiring in 1984. She loved to travel, play bingo with friends and take trips to Foxwoods. She was always there to help others.

Dorothy was predeceased by her son Ralph "Boopsie" Pepino who passed away in 1976, two brothers Alex and Harry Dezieck and three sisters Jenny Zucchi, Helen Cook and Sadie Dezieck.

She is survived by one daughter Elaine Tenney and husband Herbert of S. Egremont, three grandchildren Deborah Kuboyama and husband Shin of Solvang, Calif., Michael Kiriakedes and wife Barbara of Great Barrington and Theresa Marsh and husband Robert of Du Bois, Pa., five great grandchildren Andrew and Karina Kiriakedes and Garrett, Michael and Deana Marsh and several great nieces and nephews.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Dorothy J. Pepino who died December 12, will be held on Monday December 17 at 11:30 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME with the Reverend William P. Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in St. Bridget's Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 to 11:30 preceding the funeral on Monday.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Dorothy's memory may be made to the Claire Teague Senior Center or to S.B.E.T.A, both in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington, MA 01230.Condolences may be made through

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 12, 2012