Robert T. Bordeau
1952 - 2012 PITTSFIELD Robert T. Bordeau, 60, of 25 Winesap Rd., died suddenly on Wednesday evening, Aug. 29, 2012.
Born in Pittsfield on April 15, 1952, son of the late George Bordeau and Amelia DiNicola Bordeau, he was a 1970 graduate of St. Joseph's High School, where he was a quarterback of the football team. Mr. Bordeau was currently working as a Correction Officer for the Berkshire County Sheriff's Department where he had been employed for the last 12 years. Previously, he worked for General Electric in Pittsfield and was employed at the former Beloit Jones for 27 years, until its closing in 1999.
Bob had a true zest for life and was known for his sense of humor. He was a great outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, snowmobiling, and relaxing by the pool. He loved playing golf. He was a member of the GEAA, Berkshire Nautilus Health Club and Berkshire West Athletic Club. Bob enjoyed watching sports and was an avid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan.
Mr. Bordeau was a lifelong resident of Pittsfield and a Communicant of St. Charles Church.
Besides his mother of Pittsfield, Mr. Bordeau leaves two daughters, Marybeth Bordeau Flynn and her husband Michael of Royal Oak, MI and Karen Bordeau Powell and her husband Craig of Los Angeles, CA; his former wife, Peggy Bordeau of Dalton; a sister, Linda Shea of Lenox; a brother, G. Richard Bordeau and his wife Terrie of Pittsfield; a grandchild, Beau Powell and many nieces and a nephew. He is also survived by his partner, Tracy Nichols.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Robert T. Bordeau will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at 9 a.m. from the DWYER FUNERAL HOME, 776 North St., Pittsfield MA, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Church, celebrated by the Rev. A. Peter Gregory, pastor. Burial will be private and at a later date. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m.
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or to the Pittsfield Boys and Girls Club to be used for its campership program, care of the Dwyer Funeral Home, in his memory. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com
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