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Lawrence Lipari

1928 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Lawrence J. Lipari, 87 of 287 Benedict Road, died Friday, June 12, 2015, at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born on March 11, 1928, in Pittsfield and was a lifelong resident. He was the son of the late Frank and Barbara (Furciniti) Lipari. Larry was educated in Pittsfield schools and a graduate of Pittsfield High School. He was a United States Navy veteran and retired as a draftsman from General Electric in 1988. He was a devout Catholic, parishioner of St. Joseph's Church, and the former Mt. Carmel Church. He loved to garden and was the epitome of do-it-yourself. There was nothing he couldn't create, build or fix. Many people will remember his generous spirit, as he spent most of his time helping someone with something. He was predeceased by his wife, Jennie (Watroba) Lipari, who died in February of this year. They were married on Sept. 15, 1956. He is survived by his son, Lawrence Lipari Jr., sister, Mary Card and her husband, Clifford, sister, Barbara Janis and her husband, Daniel, sister, Carolyn Rousseau and her husband, Ronald, and by his brother, Francis Lipari and his wife, Theresa. He is also survived by sisters-in-law: Irene Watroba, Ann Watroba, Dorothy Watroba and Phyllis Watroba, as well as many nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 19, 2015, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 414 North St., Pittsfield, celebrated by the Rev. Geoffrey J. Deeker C.S.S. Burial will follow in the family plot at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Bencivenga Funeral Home, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, will be on Friday morning, prior to the service, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the St. Joseph's Food Pantry in care of the funeral home or to the United States Veterans of Foreign Wars : (www.vfw.org/Contribute/) Please visit: www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 17, 2015
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