Michael Thorpe Sr.
1960 - 2014 GREAT BARRINGTON Michael "Mike" L. Thorpe Sr., 53, of North Street, died Thursday, Aug. 14, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield from cancer. Mike was born in Pittsfield on Oct. 11, 1960, son of Barbara Amstead Thorpe and the late Leroy Thorpe. He was a 1978 graduate of Mount Everett High School. Prior to his illness Mike worked for many years as a painter. Mike was an avid softball player, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and going on fishing trips with his son, Mike. Mike leaves his fiancee, Pat Banach, of Great Barrington; his mother, Barbara Amstead Thorpe of Great Barrington; one son, Michael L. Thorpe Jr., of Great Barrington; three uncles, Donald Amstead, Richard Thorpe and Clifford Thorpe; one aunt, Dolly Thorpe; longtime friends, Carl Smith, of Great Barrington and Rick Zamberletti, of Housatonic; and dog, Rex, and cat, Blue. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Celebration of Life service will be held at BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street, Great Barrington MA 01230 on Friday, Aug. 22 from 4-6 p.m. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.
Birches-Roy Funeral Home
33 South St Great Barrington, MA 01230
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 20, 2014