Thomas William Cassavant
1950-2013 Thomas William Cassavant, 62, of St. Cloud, Florida, died Monday, January 28, 2013, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center in St. Cloud, Florida, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Born in Boston on June 14, 1950, a son of Ruth Miller Cassavant and the late Albert P. Cassavant, he was educated in Lenox schools and Cornwall Academy in Great Barrington.
Mr. Cassavant was employed by General Electric Company in the Power Transformer Department for twenty years retiring in 1990 due to Parkinson's Disease.
He enjoyed collecting antique trains and riding on antique trains. He was a Nascar fan and an avid Red Sox fan, watching all of their games. He especially enjoyed walking his dog. In his younger years, he was a member of the Brodie Mountain Ski Patrol.
Besides his mother of New Lebanon, New York, he is survived by a brother, Peter J. Cassavant and his wife, Laura, of Lenox; a son, Eric Cassavant and his wife, Charlene, of Pittsfield; a daughter, Megan Harrison of Pittsfield; his companion, Bernadette Mueller of St. Cloud, Fla., three grandchildren, Aaron, Brett, and Gabb; and two nieces, Alyssa Cassavant and Amanda Towne.
He was pre-deceased by his father, Albert P. Cassavant, in 2008, and his sister, Susan Ann Cassavant, who died in 1978.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Thomas W. Cassavant will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society or to the EleanorSonsini Animal Shelter in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.