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James A. Mottor

1931 - 2013

HINSDALE James A. Mottor, 81, of 545 Middlefield Road, died Sunday at Craneville Place in Dalton.

Born in Pittsfield on Aug. 19, 1931, a son of Frank and Mary Stone Mottor, he attended schools in Hinsdale and in Pittsfield.

He was an Army Korean War veteran.

Mr. Mottor was a paper maker for Byron Weston Mill in Dalton for 30 years, retiring in 1984.

He enjoyed gardening, fishing, working around his home and workshop.

He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church. James was a good man who was always willing to help other people.

He leaves his wife, the former Bessie S. Gero, whom he married Oct. 29, 1951, at St. Agnes Church in Dalton; two sons, Michael Mottor and his wife, Joanne, of Pownal, Vt., And Steven Mottor and his wife,Teresa, of Pittsfield; a brother, Edward Mottor, and a sister, Lena McDonald, both of Dalton; nine grandsons, five great-grandsons and six great-granddaughters.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Liz Henkel and Jane Manning, and by two brothers, Walter and Arthur Mottor.

FUNERAL NOTICE: At Mr. Mottor's request, there are no services or calling hours.

Memorials in his memory may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital or to the Hinsdale Ambulance both in care of DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME, 890 East Main St. Dalton, MA 01226.



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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 11, 2013
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