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George Durant

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George P. Durant 1939-2011 PITTSFIELD George P. Durant, 71, of 245 Cheshire Rd #53 in Pittsfield died Friday Feb. 4,2011 at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in North Adams Sept. 20,1939 he was the son of the late George F. and Mary Ellen O'Leary Durant. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in North Adams and went to Bliss Business College. He worked for the North Adams Transcript for 10 years, was owner/operator of George's Vending, worked for 23 years doing taxes for H&R Block and worked for 20+ years at Arnold Print Works in Adams. He enjoyed reading, history, traveling to Maine with his wife, in his younger years motorcycling, going to his grandsons baseball games and spending time with his family. He is survived by wife Donna E. Lewis Durant of Pittsfield of whom they married Nov. 23, 1973 his daughter Melissa Filippi and her husband Jack of Pittsfield and son Thomas M. Ronan of North Adams, six grand children Amber Ronan, Brittany Ronan, Nathan Ronan, Chanze Filippi, William Atwell and Jennifer Atwell, his brother David F. Durant and his wife Maryann of North Adams, sister-in-law Mrs Arthur Deborah Mongeau of North Adams, a brother-in-law David E. Lewis and his wife Patricia of Texas one uncle-in-law Mark Markarian and several nieces and nephews and many cousins. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for George P. Durant (71) who died Friday the 4th will be held on Wednesday Feb, 9, 2011 at 8:15 a.m., from DERY FUNERAL HOME with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Mark's Church at 9am, celebrated by Rev. John Salatino, pastor, cremation will follow. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday at the Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to in care of the funeral home 54 Bradford st 01201

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 6, 2011
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