Hope R. Dery
1933-2012 PITTSFIELD Hope R. Dery, 79, of 1200 West Street, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012.
She was born in Pittsfield on April 20, 1933 and was the beloved daughter of Fred D. Retallick and Margaret O' Connell. She attended local schools and graduated from Colby Jr. College.
Hope married David A. Dery on August 24, 1957. Prior to getting married she had worked at Western MA Electric Company. Hope enjoyed traveling and loved her ski buddies, she skied for over 70 years (and in my professional opinion she was one of the most graceful skiers I ever knew). She also enjoyed visiting with her friends.
She is survived by her husband; Dave Dery of Pittsfield, her daughter; Diana Noble of Dalton, her son Frederick of Windsor, her son Bart Dery of Pittsfield and her grandson David S. Dery of Dalton.She also leaves her sisters-in-law, Anne Enright and her husband Chuck of Northboro, MA and Sylvia Gingras of Pittsfield.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Hope R. Dery, 79, of Pittsfield, who died November 17, 2012, will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Church celebrated by Rev. Peter Gregory, pastor. Burial will follow in Pittsfield Cemetery. Calling hours for Hope will be held Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at DERY FUNERAL HOME. Memorial donations in Hope's memory may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Pittsfield in care of the funeral home 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2012