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Maurice N. "Mike" Carron

1926 - 2016 PITTSFIELD, MA Maurice N. "Mike" Carron, 90, of 176 Columbus Ave. Berkshire Town Apartments passed away on Friday evening at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington. Born in Pittsfield on March 5, 1926, he was the son of the late Neal and Madge Mayhew Caron. A longtime Pittsfield resident, he was educated in local schools and proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. He married his first wife, the late Patricia Reid Carron in 1948. She died in 2002. Mr. Carron was employed for over thirty years at General Electric in Pittsfield retiring in 1988. A well known area musician, he was a member of the Musicians Union and the band, The Fabulous High Fi's for thirty-five years. He proudly served in the US Navy Armed Guard and the Pittsfield Auxiliary Police Dept. He enjoyed hiking, hunting, drawing and painting He enjoyed World War II history and building scale model ships, airplanes and tanks. He leaves his wife, the former Joan A. Turner whom he married on June 5, 1995 in Pittsfield. Three daughters, Michele Provencher and her husband, Rob of Hinsdale, Maureen Osier of Dalton, Joni Carron of Pittsfield and daughter in law Wendy Carron. A son, Michael J. Carron and his wife, Cyndi of Wilbraham, MA. A stepson; Edward J. Simmons Jr. and his wife, Jean of Pittsfield and a stepdaughter; Diane Curran of Indianapolis, Indiana. He also leaves step children Penny and Jim Smith. He also leaves 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren and 1 great-great step granddaughter. He was predeceased by his sister Theresa Caron, a son David M. Carron, a grandson, Matthew Provencher and by a great granddaughter, Raquelle Paris. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Maurice N. "Mike" Carron who died April 15, 2016 will be held today, Tuesday at 6:00 PM at the DERY FUNERAL HOME in Pittsfield. Calling hours will be held today from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. A private graveside service will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of "Mike" may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires or Activity Department of Fairview Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, MA 01201.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 19, 2016
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