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George Anthony Tesoniero, III

1956 - 2013 PITTSFIELD George Anthony Tesoniero, III, 57, of 131 Marsh Point, Hilton Head, S.C., formerly of Pittsfield, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at his home.

Born in Pittsfield on Feb. 17, 1956, a son of Lavina "Lee" Gunderson Tesoniero Perri and the late George A. Tesoniero, who died in 1960, and the late Joseph E. Perri, Sr., who raised him since the age of 7, he was educated in Pittsfield schools.

Mr. Tesoniero was a salesman for Hilton Head Honda for 11 years until becoming ill.

He was a member of Resurrection Church. While in Pittsfield, he was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.

Mr. Tesoniero was the World No. 1 Yankees fan. In his youth, he was an avid baseball player. He enjoyed attending his sons' sporting events and playing golf.

Mr. Tesoniero leaves his mother, Lee Perri, of Pittsfield; two sons, George A. Tesoniero, IV., of Hilton Head, S.C., and Christian P. Tesoniero of Bluffton, S.C.; two brothers, Thomas J. Tesoniero and Joseph E. Perri, Jr., and his wife, Melissa, both of Pittsfield, and three sisters, Denise M. Marshall and her husband, Howard, Diane C. Casella and her husband, Joseph, and Barbara A. Perri, all of Pittsfield.

He was predeceased by his fathers and by a sister, Robin C. Perri.

The family would like to thank Tamara Watson and the staff of Hospice of the Lowcountry, Hilton Head.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for George Anthony Tesoniero, III., will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, celebrated by the Rev. James K. Joyce, pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Lowcountry or to the Deep Well Project, both in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 30, 2013
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