Justin M. Tatro
PITTSFIELD Justin MacDonald Tatro, 23, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Pittsfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Orlando. Born in Pittsfield on Nov. 7, 1989, the son of Cindi MacDonald Tatro Isenhart and the late Shawn W. Tatro, he was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a 2008 graduate of Pittsfield High School where he was on the football team for all four years. He was also graduate of the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute in Orlando. Mr. Tatro was a service writer for Cycle Sports Center in Orlando. Prior to that he was assistant manager of Planet Fitness in Orlando. While in Pittsfield, he had worked for Carr Hardware and for Berkshire Mazda. His passion was motorcycles; he also enjoyed kickboxing and playing golf. Time with his family and friends was important to him, as well. Mr. Tatro leaves his maternal grandmother, Florence I. MacDonald, of Chalfont, Pa., his mother, Cindi Isenhart, and his brother, Travis J. Tatro, both of Warrington, Pa.; his paternal grandparents, Richard and Patricia Cook Tatro of Lanesborough; an uncle, Bruce MacDonald; and his longtime companion of four years, Melisa Leppe of Orlando. Mr. Tatro was predeceased by his father, Shawn W. Tatro, and his maternal grandfather, Angus MacDonald. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Justin MacDonald Tatro will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 9:15 a.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, celebrated by the Rev. Peter M. Naranjo, II., Parochial Vicar. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery in North Adams. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Britain Food Bank (New Britain, PA.) or to the Berkshire Humane Society, Pittsfield, both in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.