Kenneth H. DuShane
1932 - 2014 PITTSFIELD Kenneth H. DuShane, 82, was born Mar. 27, 1932, and grew up in Stoneham. Ken died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years whom he worshipped, Dorothy (Baker) DuShane. He was the proud father of six children; one son, Kevin DuShane and his spouse, Cheryl, of Brookline, N.H.; five daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Woody Gulliford of Kissimmee, Fla., Debra and Ralph Mancini of Lynn, Diane and Joe DeMaio of Manchester, N.H., Dina and George Oakes of Pittsfield, and Dawn and Brad Simpson of Pittsfield. Ken leaves behind 14 grandchildren whom he adored, Audra Mancini, Tiffany Waddington, Kristen Turner, Jennifer Packard, Jonathan Zakas, Tracy Gulliford, Whitney Oakes, Cody Simpson, Matthew Oakes, Brittney Simpson, Amy Simpson, Jaclyn Oakes, Alyssa Oakes and Jacob Oakes; five great-grandchildren Katie, Ryan, Emily and Alexis Turner, and Jackson and Parker Waddington. Ken also leaves behind his loyal dog, Tyson, who was his pride and joy. He will be dearly missed by his loved ones. He was predeceased by his parents, Harley and Annie DuShane. FUNERAL NOTICE: Per Ken's wishes, services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations in his memory may be made to HospiceCare in The Berkshires, Inc., 877 South Street Suite 1W, Pittsfield, MA 01201. WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 220 East St., Pittsfield, MA 01201 is in charge of arrangements.
Wellington Funeral Service
220 East Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2014