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John A. Castegnaro

1936-2013 LEE John "Sonny" Castegnaro, 77, of Church Street, died Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Laurel Lake Center in Lee. John was born in Pittsfield on July 27, 1936, the son of Peter and Antonetta Anderghetti Castegnaro and was educated in the Lee Public Schools. He worked for many years as a Crusher at Lee Lime Corp. For the past two years John lived at Kindred Assisted Living at Laurel Lake in Lee. He enjoyed his new friends that he made there. Family was everything to John and he cherished the time he spent with them. He loved fishing, dancing, playing his drums and listening to Elvis Presley and riding his motor scooter to Joe's Diner. He also enjoyed traveling to Italy. His wife, the former Yvonne Nigrelli, whom he married June 21, 1958, died in 2001. John leaves a daughter, Janice Castegnaro Braim of Lee; two sons, John A. Castegnaro, Jr. of Pittsfield, and James "Smiley" Castegnaro of Lee; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Braim Jr., Jamie Castegnaro, Jordan Castegnaro, all from Lee; one brother, Peter Castegnaro of Lenox; and one sister, Rena Mercier of Lenoxdale. He was predeceased by three sisters, Blanche Barenski, Norma Kolbus and Jennie Love. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services for John Castegnaro will be on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. from the KELLY FUNERAL HOME in Lee with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Lee. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Donations in memory of John can be made to South Lee Fire Company or Hospice Services of Western Massachusetts in care of the funeral home. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures or stories please visit our website at www.kellyfuneralhome.net.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 6, 2013
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