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Helen Laston

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Helen F. Laston 1923 - 2012 HINSDALE Helen F. Laston, 88, formerly of 328 Maple Street, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Hillcrest Commons, Pittsfield, where she had resided the past five years. Born in Adams on April 25, 1923, a daughter of John and Stephania Zoltek Turoczy, she was educated in Adams schools. Primarily a homemaker, Mrs. Laston was, at one time, employed by Royal Cleaners. Mrs. Laston was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and baking, and gardening. Her husband, Stanley F. Laston, whom she married May 17, 1941, in Holy Family Church in Pittsfield, died Aug. 10, 2010. Mrs. Laston is survived by her daughter-in-law, Patricia Laston, of Cheshire, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Thomas F. Laston, who died Nov. 26, 1988. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Helen F. Laston will be held Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 8:15 a.m. from DERY FUNERAL HOME in Pittsfield with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph Church celebrated by the Rev. Msgr. Michael A. Shershanovich, pastor. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Hinsdale. Calling hours will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Laston may be made to HospiceCare in The Berkshires in care of Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 12, 2012
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