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October 19, 2019

Marilyn Buck

Marilyn Buck

Brooklyn, Massachusetts

Marilyn (Mercer) Buck 1932--2019 Marilyn M. Buck of 36 Vina Lane, Apt 405, Brooklyn, CT, died peacefully at her home on October 9th. She leaves her husband of 65 years, Ernest M. and 3 children, Ernest of Santa Cruz, CA, Michael and wife Carol of Savannah, GA and Susan Lloyd...

October 18, 2019

Ralph B. Carrozzo

Ralph B. Carrozzo

Nothhampton, Connecticut

Ralph Carrozzo, 92, of Leeds, MA, formerly of Enfield, beloved husband of the late Mabel (Jackson) Carrozzo, peacefully passed away on Oct. 13, 2019 at the Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in Northampton, MA. He and his late wife Mabel were long term residents of Enfield, CT...

Walter Hoffman

Walter Hoffman

Hadley, Massachusetts

Walter Hoffman died peacefully at home with his girls by his side on October 15, 2019. Born in Alexandria, VA on 12 October 1941, Walter was a long time South Amherst resident and moved to Hadley 15 years ago. In 1967 he joined the Amherst Fire Department and was promoted to...

STEPHEN R. JOHNSON

STEPHEN R. JOHNSON

Williamsburg, Massachusetts

Stephen "Steve" Johnson escaped the confines of his mortal shell early Friday morning peacefully in his own home. He leaves behind his son Eric Johnson (and furry 4 legged grandson Ming) of Northampton, daughter Daniela Ioannides of Methuen, various nieces and nephews, and...

Michael Peter Keedy

Michael Peter Keedy

Belchertown, Massachusetts

Michael Peter Keedy, age 65, passed away Monday October 14th at home after a brief illness. He was a graduate of Amherst High School and was retired from UMass after 42 years of service. Michael had a passion for woodworking, the outdoors, and life. He was pre-deceased by his...

Kornell R. Nash

Kornell R. Nash

Granby, Massachusetts

Kornell R. Nash, owner of Nash Dinosaur Tracks in Granby, MA, passed away on October 12th after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Carlton S. Nash and Phebe Wright Nash. Kornell was born in Holyoke, MA on August 16th, 1954 and was a life-long resident of Granby. Nash...

October 17, 2019

Michael T. Ryan

Michael T. Ryan

Florence, Massachusetts

Michael T. Ryan, 60. Of Florence., passed away Thursday October 10, 2019 in Northampton. Born in Northampton April 12, 1959, he was the son of the late Edmund and Bernadette "Bunnie" (Joyce) Ryan. He was educated in Northampton schools and was a 1977 graduate of Northampton...

October 16, 2019

Lila Dayton

Lila Dayton

Northampton, Massachusetts

Lila Dayton passed away peacefully on October 12, 2019 in Northampton, MA. Lila was born March 21, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sadie and Louis Chajage, also of Atlanta. She lost both parents at a young age and, along with her brother, Sylvan, was raised by her aunt and uncle,...

LEOCADIA PYTKA DUDKIEWICZ

LEOCADIA PYTKA DUDKIEWICZ

Hadley, Massachusetts

Surrounded by her loving family, Leocadia Pytka Dudkiewicz (91) of Hadley passed away on October 15, 2019. She was born and raised in the Village of Three Rivers, MA on February 9, 1928, the daughter of the late Ignacy and Eleanor (Klimek) Pytka. The Pytka family owned and...

PATRICK J. GAUGHAN

PATRICK J. GAUGHAN

Hatfield, Massachusetts

Patrick Gaughan, 75, of Hatfield, MA passed away Monday, October 14, 2019. He was born in Holyoke on June 23, 1944, lived his childhood in Northampton and his married life in Hatfield. He was a 1962 graduate of St. Michael's in Northampton. Patrick was the son of Patrick and...

John Joseph O'Connor

John Joseph O'Connor

Florence, Massachusetts

John Joseph O'Connor, 98, passed away on October 16, 2019, after a brief illness. Born on November 9, 1920, in Northampton, to Bridget (Maher) and Michael O'Connor, John was the oldest of five children. After graduating from St. Michael's High School, he apprenticed at the...

October 15, 2019

Eileen O'Connor

Eileen O'Connor

Holyoke, Massachusetts

Eileen O'Connor (94) passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 9th , 2019 with family members by her side. She was born Eileen Vachon to Julia Loretta (O'Donnell) and Adelard Vachon on April 2 nd , 1925 in Holyoke Massachusetts. Eileen grew up in Holyoke with her siblings...

October 14, 2019

Rita T. Bishko

Rita T. Bishko

Hadley, Massachusetts

Rita T. Bishko, 95, died peacefully on October 11 at Amherst Extended Care in Amherst. Born Nov. 12, 1923 in Northampton, she was the daughter of late Leo R. and Durilda (Lanou) Rousseau. She was raised and educated in Easthampton alongside her late younger brother Leo F....

William H. Glenny

William H. Glenny

Holyoke, Massachusetts

William H. Glenny, 92, passed away Friday October 11, 2019 at Holyoke Medical Center. Born in Holyoke, MA to the late George H. and Anne (Mercier) Glenny, he attended Holyoke Schools before entering the United States Army in 1945. During this time, when William was a teenager,...

LUANA KUKUCKA

LUANA KUKUCKA

North Hatfied, Massachusetts

Luana E. (Eberlein) Kukucka, 93, died on October 11, 2019, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Luana, a native of Northampton, was born on February 13, 1926, to the late Anna Marie (Vollinger) and Charles J. Eberlein Sr. She graduated from Smith Academy in 1943, and later attended...

Ellen M. Peck

Ellen M. Peck

South Hadley, Massachusetts

South Hadley-Ellen Margaret McKee Peck, a resident of Loomis Village, who formerly lived at Silverwood Terrace, passed away peacefully October 12, 2019 after a four year battle with cancer. The love of her family and friends surrounded her at her passing. The daughter of...

Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette from Oct. 13, 2019 to Oct. 14, 2019.

October 13, 2019

David M. "Doy" Pelis

David M. "Doy" Pelis

Hatfield, Massachusetts

David "Doy" Pelis, 62, of Hatfield, MA passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. He was born in Northampton on December 15, 1956, was a lifetime resident of Hatfield and a 1974 graduate of Smith Academy. David was the son of Tillie Pelis of Hatfield and was predeceased by his...

October 12, 2019

Susan Cloutier

Susan Cloutier

South Hadley, Massachusetts

Susan (Whitcomb) Cloutier, 76, beloved by all who had the honor to know her, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019. Susan had her last moments at home, surrounded by family and friends. Born May 13, 1943 in Beverly, MA, Susan was the daughter of the late Austin...

October 11, 2019

Richard Lee Preston Jr.

Richard Lee Preston Jr.

Northampton, Massachusetts

Richard "Richie" Lee Preston Jr, age 47, of Northampton died at his residence on Wednesday morning October 9, 2019, after a brief period of failing health.. He was born in Northampton on September 15, 1972 and was the son of the late Dawn Lorraine (Decker)Neumann and Richard...

Samuel C. White

Samuel C. White

Belchertown, Massachusetts

Samuel C. White, 71, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at home. Sam was born in Holyoke, MA on September 24, 1948 to the late Nicholas and Elizabeth (King) White. Sam was a member of the St. Francis Church in Belchertown. He joined the Amherst Lodge of...

October 10, 2019

Grace Dzierzanowski

Grace Dzierzanowski

Northampton, Massachusetts

Grace (Slabinski) Dwierzanowski, 94, died on September 26, 2019, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Grace was born in Northampton on February 21, 1925, to the late John and Bertha (Stefanski) Slabinski. She was a member of the Northampton High School Class of 1942 and later...

October 9, 2019

Stanley Michael Bemben

Stanley Michael Bemben

New Britain, Connecticut

On October 5, 2019, Stanley Michael Bemben, Ph.D., P.E., loving husband and father of three, passed away, just 4 days after his eighty-fifth birthday. Stan was born in Hadley, Massachusetts, to Michael and Lottie (Lipski) Bemben. The first in his family to attend college, he...

John Francis Courtney

John Francis Courtney

Southampton, Massachusetts

John Francis Courtney, born in Northampton, MA on July 23,1947, died October 7, 2019 in the house he built with his family in their Southampton meadow. John is survived by his wife, Maribeth (Durepo) Courtney of 38 years, daughter Caitlin Courtney-Biedrzycki and husband Aaron...

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