Steven R. "Steve" Kaanta
of Fitchburg; 40
FITCHBURG -- Steven R. "Steve" Kaanta, 40, of Fitchburg died September 8, 2013 after an illness.
Steve was born in Fitchburg on November 21, 1972, a son of the late Jeffrey Kaanta and Donna (Arslanian) Boyd. He owned and operated Advanced Painting in Fitchburg. Steve was a true family man, who loved fishing and camping. He was also an avid football fan, especially the Patriots.
He leaves his mother, Donna Boyd and husband William of Fitchburg; companion, Tina Montville of Fitchburg; children, Katie Kaanta, Steven Kaanta, Jr., Michael Kaanta, Tiffany Montville and companion Josh Munoz, and Lacey Kaanta all of Fitchburg; siblings, Melissa Kaanta and companion Fred Emery, Kelly Kaanta, Jason Kaanta, and Al Robichaud all of Fitchburg; grandchildren, Isabelle Munoz and Joshua Munoz, Jr. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.
KAANTA -- The funeral will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Friday, September 13, from 5-7 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to Steven R. Kaanta's Children's Fund, TD Bank 367 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA 01420.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Sept. 11, 2013