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1925 - 2013 NORTH ADAMS Dorothy Hazel (Martinelli) Farinon, 87, of 85 Eagle Street, died on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Williamstown Commons.
She was born in North Adams on April 10, 1925,
a daughter of Giovanni and Olga (Cellana) Martinelli. She attended schools in North Adams, including Drury High School.
She was employed by Sprague Electric Co. for 43 years until her retirement in 1986.
Dorothy was a communicant of St Francis of Assisi Church where she was a member of the Rosary Society and was a longtime member of Catholic Daughters of Americas Court Margaret #296 and was also a member of the Sons of Italy in North Adams
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Raymond J. Farinon, whom she married April 27, 1946, in St. Francis Church.
She is also survived by her daughter, Cynthia Horrigan and her husband, John of Dalton; two grandchildren, Tracy Miller and her husband, Andrew of Barnstable, and Brad Horrigan of New York City; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Kiara Miller of Barnstable; two sisters, Catherine Talarico of North Adams and Sandra Reissour of Springfield, and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister who died in infancy.
FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Dorothy Farinon will be Monday, April 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Daughters of Americas through FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERAL, Central Chapel, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247 . To send a card, flowers, gift or message, please visit
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 27, 2013
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"Dear Cynthia and family, Much love and condolences at this difficult time. We didn't know your mom but..."
- Chris Briggs
"May you draw close to God in prayer and find comfort in reading his Word."
"So sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. Red & I were married the same day April 27, 1946 at St. Francis..."
- Sis (Vadnais) Fantauzzi
"Dear Cynthia and Raymond, I was so sorry to read about Dorothy. She was such a lovely woman. I will..."
- Diane Mirante
"March 27,2013 Dear Cynthia and Raymond, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrowful time...."
- June Caesar
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