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   Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - September 6, 1960, Pittsfield, Massachusetts                                3 Auto Suits for Top Superior Court Entries Three auto injury actions brought against a Rowe driver or a total of more than 1180000 headed an impressive list of suits filed at the Superior Court clerks office this morning Total claims filed before noon amounted to nearly The regular first Monday filing date was postponed this month because of Labor Day Members of three North Adams families are the complainants in the largest case They are seek ing damages from Earl F Jack son of the town of Rowe for in juries received in a twocar acci dent at Ashfield last Oct 24 Raymond H and Emily A Trem blay and their son Raymond Jr have claimed damages of for personal injuries to all three medical expenses and damage to the Tremblay car Roger J and Mary C Eurbin and their son Roger J Jr have sued for claiming personal injuries to mother and son and medical expenses incurred by the farter The third suit for was filed by Lawrence H and his son Richard L for the youths alleged injuries and his fathers medicalexpenses All the injured were occupants of a single car Mr Jackson was driver of the other car f 1MOM Action In another mammoth auto ac tion the George P Ziter family of Adams is seeking for in juries and medical expenses Named defendant is William Tow of Dalton 19yearold driver of car which allegedly struck the Ziter machine here last June 29 Complainants are Mr Ziter his wife Priscilla their son Victor and daughter Mrs Mary T Baker Mr Ziter also is seeking compen sation for damage to his car In a third large autodamage litigation Josephine Kelly of North Adami filed a suit for against Josephine Collins also of North AdamsThe plaintiff al leges the suffered injuries costs for medical treatment and conse quential damage as the result of a twocar accident in North Adams last Nov 10 Five suits for were also filed as the result of auto accl of Pittsfield have sued Slizabeth dents Thomas and Zoe Fitzgerald H Stickles of Dalton for damages sustained in a Dalton accident Sept 111958 Only Mrs Fitzgerald was injured Her husband seeks reimbursement for medical costs Alan T Southergill of Great Bar rington has sued through his fath er Robert T for injuries received in a carbicycle accident at Great Barrington Aug 9 1959 The fath er has sued for medical expenses They named the LeRoy Plow Co of Rochester NY defendant Other Suits Similar actions were brought by Edward Lachance of Lanesboro against Carl Lamb of Williamstown and Raymond Stickles of Pittsfield for injuries and property damage allegedly received in a twocar ac cident herelast April 4 The last of the suits was filed by Viola B and Oscar Dubois of Pittsfield against Wendell J Butler of Richmond The plaintiffs claim injuries medical costs and property damage Smaller auto suits were the fol lowing James J Osborne of Hampton NH against Knute Hamsen of Brooklyn NY 000 J Daniel Prairie of Hinsdale against Donald Oltsch of Cheshire Nicholas Alphonso of Pittsfield against Allen Hunt of Pittsfield Marjorie Pires of Pittsfield against Claude Whit man of Hancock Jennie V Parisien of North Adams against Marjorie De Marco of Easthampton and Donald J Williams administrator of the estate of George C Williams late of Pittsfield against the Hinsdale Bus line The largest contract suit was filed by Walter F Henneberry of Newton against Anna Ray Baker Bason of Great Barrington The plaintiff seeks for legal fees Five smaller actions were brought in tort and contract A 38 caliber revolver handcuffs hunting knife and cartridges were confiscated in District Court this morning as a 29yearold air man was fined for unlawfully carrying a gun in his car Airman lC Erskine M Watson of Warrior Ala pleaded guilty to the guncarrying chargeHe was arrested Saturday morning on Route 20 in Hancock by Trooper Richard J Clemens of the Pitts field state police Judge Frank W Cimini confis cated the various items found in he airmans car and asked the de endant if he thought he had need ed the equipment to travel in Mas sachusetts You Never Know I had no intention of doing any thing wrong Watson said But you never know what youre going to run into on the road Trooper Clemens said the knife and handcuffs were on the front seat when he stopped Watson for a routine check The revolver loaded was in an open suitcase in the back seat and the defendant had cartridges in his pockets ac Anonymous Tip Leads To Arrest Of Pair for Restaurant Break WILLIAMSTOWN An anony mous tip followed by cooperative work by three North Berkshire po lice departments led to the arrest Friday night of two youths accused of robbing the Howard Johnson Restaurant here and attacking co proprietor Franklin E Brundage with a jack handle Aug 28 The break in the case came when an anonymous caller tipped off North Adams police After Wil liamstown police had talked with the caller and learned that tffe two youths were in Adams police in that town picked up the accused The pair George L Heisler Jr 19 of North Adams and Thaddeus S Bryda Jr 17 of Adams pleaded innocent in Williamstown District Court Saturday to charge of break ing and entering in the night with intent to commit a felony Bail was set at each and the cases were continued to Sept 15 As a result of the investigation police said arrests were made for three other into the same restaurant June 26 and others at the Ralston Purina Co and the Braylon School in North Adams Picked up for those breaks were a 16yearold juvenile and David McKeon 17 of North Adams Police identified Heisler as the one who swung the jack handle at Brundage when the latter sur prised the pair in the restaurant early that Sunday morning He also was the one injured by crashing into a glass door in his pursuit of Brundage but his cuts were not serious Police said the pair fled to the Canadian border and then re turned before they were picked up Friday One From Lee Two Smith College Professors Deny Obscene Material Charge NORTHAMPTON Two Smith College teachers of them a former resident of Lee are free on bail today pending a hearing Saturday on charges of possession of obscene materials Edward W Spofford 29 a Greek instructor at the womens college pleaded innocent Satur day in Northampton District Court to a charge of possessing obscene literature and photographs He was arrested Friday following a police raid at his home 1950 Graduate Spofford graduated from Lee High Scbdol in 1950 He attended Amherst College and was awarded fellowship for study of English at Cornel University Also free on bail pending hear ing on a charge of possessing obscene materials is Prof Newton Arvin 60 a member of the col leges English department and a nationally known expert on the writings of Melville and Haw thorne Prof Arvin a 1951 NationaV Book Award winner is also charged with being a lewd and lascivious person According to state police the two arrests may have uncovered an interstate smut ring Four oth er Northampton area men were scheduled for arraignment today on morals charges A third Smith College teacher allegedly vaca tioning in New York State is being sought Sgt John J Reagan chief of the state police pornography squad in dicated that faculty members of a New York school may be impli cated in the alleged ring Informa tion obtained in the investigation has been turned over to New York State police Aspokesman for Smith College President Thomas C MendenhaU said the college would wait to hear all the evidence before de ciding on the case State police said that no stu dents or female members of the Smith faculty are thought to be in volved FarrellSweeney Bldg 242 North Street SemiAnnual SALE Big Savings On Quality Furniture District Court HltandRun Case Seventeenyearold Michael P Squires of 437 Hubbard Ave ap pealed a guilty finding and fine imposed in District Court this morning on a charge of leav ing the scene of a propertydam age accident Represented by Atty John J Dwyer Squires denied driving a car that knocked down a mailbox in front of the Francis L Decelles home on Balance Rock Road Lanesboro July 24 Cpl John Shea and Trooper Thomas Finn said they had ar rested Squires as a result of a registration number given to them by Edward Hine Jr of Balance Rock Road who testified that he had written down the number of car he saw pull away from the mailbox Squires denied being in Lanes boro at the time the accident oc curred Mr Hine said he had not witnessed the crash but he heard a noise and wrote down the num her of the he saw in the street in front of his house You Never Touring Airmans Arsena Brings Fine in Court cording to the trooper A badge lettered with private de tective was also in Watsons pos session the trooper said Stationed at Westover Air Base the defend ant said he always kept a gun with him while traveling Spare Gasoline During the course of his investi gation on Route 20 Trooper Clem ens discovered two Jivegallon cans and one 30gallon tank of in the trunk of Watsons car The officer didnt mention the gasoline in court but the Pittsfield Fire Department reported that firemen had answered a call to the Leba non Mountain scene about am Saturday Deputy Chief William J Killack ey reported that he had ordered the gasoline removed from the trunk The 30gallon tank was connected in such a way that it supplied the gas line he said After disconnecting the tank firemen capped the opening to pre vent gas fumes from leaking into the vehicle The car was towed away Only 4 Accidents Recorded In Area on Holiday Weekend A relatively quiet Labor Day weekend was observed on the high ways of Berkshire County broken only by a highspeed chase in Lanesboro accidents in Pittsfield Dalton Great Barrington and the arrest of about 20 speeders in Pittsfield State anl local police Civil De fense auxiliaries and tlia Registry of Motor Vehicles inspectors were sighing with relief this morning as the threeday weekend ended with no traffic deaths in the county But in Lanesboro yesterday Cpl William Konderwicz of the Pitts field state police pursued a report edly stolen car at speeds up to 85 miles an hour along Route 7 be fore the driver lost control and struck another vehicle Driver Denies Guilt The operator was Edward J Hyland 32 of 12 Clifford St who pleaded not guilty in District Court tiere today to charges of operating to endanger driving under the in fluence operating after suspension of his license and failing to stop for a police officer Cpl Konderwicz said Hyland had aeen driving a car owned by Mary T Putzu of Richmond who had re ported the vehicle stolen from a driveway at 57 Weller Ave Pitts field He said he apprehended Hy land after his car struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Raymond N DiNicola of Scotia NY went out ofcontroland stopped on a lawn near the junction of Route 7 and Brodie Mountain Road Judge Frank W Cimini contin ued the four charges until Sept 15 at the request of the defendant 20 Arrested for Speeding Local police said 20 speeders had been arrested here Saturday Sun day or yesterday Four appeared in court today and the rest are scheduled for court appearances at future dates Pittsfield police also said court action would be brought against John L Wilner 64 of 207 Wood lawn Ave whose car went out of control last night near his home The vehicle struck a utility pole and a threestory house across the street from the drivers home po lice said Mr Wilner was taken to St Lukes Hospital for treatment of a fractured knee and head lacera ions He was reported in good condition this morning Local firemen went to the acci dent scene to flush away spilled gasoline Damage to the building owned by Lionel Therrien of 103 Cheshire Rd had not been esti mated today Lee Driver Injured In Great Barrington a Lee mo torist suffered face cuts and multi ple bruises when his car over turned on Stockbridge Road about am Saturday According to the local police re port Richard J Tarney 27 was headed toward Lee when he saw a car coming at him He Veered to the left struck the guide posts and overturned the car The accident occurred near the Vfercer gravel beds on Monument Mountain In Dalton yesterday John F Quinlan 54 of 24 Westwood Rd was arrested on four counts fol lowing a traffic accident Pleading guilty today Quinlan was fined for operating to endanger for wet driving for leaving the scene of a prop ertydamage accident a drunken ness charge was filed was arrested by Of ficer Joseph D Robbins of the Dalton police The defendant pleaded guilty on all counts before Judge Cimini Allison Heads Civil Defense Warden Division Howard W Allison Appointment of Howard W Alli son of 244 Holmes Rd as chief of the warden division in the Pitts field Civil Defense system was an nounced today by Pittsfield CD Di rector William H Coohey Mr Allison has been in the Civil Defense warden organization since 1952 serving as ward chief of Ward 4 and then as deputy chief warden for the entire city He succeeds Henry M Hutchings of Cemetery Road who has served as chief warden since 1957 An industrial engineer who was graduated from Ohio Stale Uni versity in 1930 Mr Allison has been in Pittsfield with GE for 25 years He is now a purchasing specialist in the distribution trans former division He is married to the former Vir ginia Bradbury of Cincinnati and has two children Janet a senior at Bucknell University and John who will enter Ohio University at a freshman in the College of Com merce Mr Allisons first official act will be to mail out a letter to all wardens past and present urging them to attend a warden training course he is inaugurating on Sun day Sept 25 Details will be an nounced later this month Chapter 90 Aid Requests Top 1959 Grants Applications have been filed at the County Commissioners office indicating that Berkshire County communities will ask for substan tially more in Chapter 90 highway aid from the state Department of Public Works for the coming year than it received this year The state approved 1754650 worth of work for the current year Of that amount was put up by the state and the remainder was about equally divided by the county and the 30 towns and two cities of the county Formal Chapter 90 requests will be made Thursday morning at the Berkshire County Courthouse starting at 10 when the annual hearings are held by the state De partment of Public Works It is expected that the new commission er of public works Jack P Ric ciardi who recently succeeded An thony N DiNatale will preside over the hearing However it is possi ble that Commissioner Ricciardi may be detained in Boston In that event the associate commis sioner Fred B Dole of Shelburne will preside City Ponders 2 Projects Pittsfield which is entitled to worth of Chapter 90 work each year from the state from the county from the city is weighing two pro posed projects One is the recon struction and widening of Hubbard Avenue starting at Route 9 north of Collsville Corners and going as far east as the money will permit Another is Holmes Road startinf at the river bridge near Pomeroy Avenue and going north to Elm Street Mrs Merakoulias Dies Stricken at Memorial for Nephew Mrt Anastasia Merakoulias M of 34 Putnam Ave died Sun day at Pittsfield General Hospital She was stricken in St Georges Greek Orthodox Church where she was attending a memorial service for her late nephew S Charles Giftos The widow of John Merakoulias she was born in Sparta Greece and had lived in Pittsfield for 40 years She was a member of St Georges Greek Orthodox Church and was a past president of the Philoptochos Society She leaves a son Demetry Hoo pis of Athens Greece who was visiting his mother at the time of icr death a sister Mrs Helen Zee Giftos with whom she made icr home and several nephews and nieces A prayer service was held at the Oery Funeral Home this morning followed by senices at St Georges reek Orthodox Church The Rev eorge Massouras officiated Bur ial was in Pittsfield Cemetery Bearers were John T Ekono mon Charles T Ekonomon Mene laus N Amandos George A Niar William G Papas and John Z Maniatis Sidney A Burberry VERO BEACH Fla Sidney A Burberry 70 a former resident of New Lebanon NY died here Friday following a heart attack funeral services were yesterday at Vero Beach Mr Burberry a native of Eng land was married in New Lebanon o the former Daisy A Weavers of hat town He was employed by the Railroad until retire ment about five years ago Surviv ing besides his wife are two sons Charles of Albany and Roland of Benton III Mrs Burberry is a sister of Mrs Sent Hadsell of Lebanon Springs Mrs Harry C Crego cf New Lebanon Center Mrs Harvey ease of Stephentown and Mrs Winifred Lawrenceson of New York City Alfred Teal Alfred Teal 72 of 14 Madison Ave died Sunday at Hillcrest Hospital He was a retired employe of the General Electric Co Mr Teal was born in Loveland NY and had lived here for 65 years Retiring from the GE in 1952 he was a communicant of St Josephs Church and a member of the GE Pensioners Club He leaves his wife the former Laura Stone eight sons Leonard A Elton W Alfred S and Robert all of Pittsfield Preston E of Brentwood Md Fayette E of Walla Walla Wash and Clifford R and Edsel H both of Springfield three daughters Mrs Henry C Sultaire of Pittsfield Mrs Thomas A Bona of West Stockbridge and Mrs Chester M Hoover of North Hol lywood Fla a sister Mrs Lucy Williams of North Chatham NY and a brother William H of Walla Walla 33 grandchildren 14 greatgrandchildren and several nephews and nieces The funeral will be tomorrow morning at from the Dery Funeral Home followed by a High Mass of Requiem at 10 at St Jo sephs Church Burial will be in St Josephs Cemetery The family will meet friends at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Funerals Joseph J Roudreau A Solemn High Ma M of Requiem for Joseph J Boudreau was cele brated yesterday morning in Notre Dame Church by the Rev Anthony J Menard assisted by the Rev Camlllo L Santlnl deacon and the Rev Robert R Choquette sub deacon Delegations were present from the Sisters of the Holy Ghost and the General Electric Co Burial was in St Josephs Cemetery with Thomas K W Leaby A former Pittsfield man Thomas K W Leahy 64 died Saturday at his home in Elizabeth NM after a long illness Born in Pittsfield ion of the late Thomas and Sarah he had lived in Elizabeth 30 years Mr Leahy was given the Galatin Award for Meritorious Service in he Treasury Department when he in October 1958 after 42 ears with the Internal Revenue Service He was attached to the ield audit in the lower New York Division working out of NewYork A veteran of the United States Army serving in World War I he was a member of the American Le ion Treasury Post 45 of New York a member of St Catherines Church and the Holy Name Society of Elizabeth and the Elizabeth Lodge of Elks Besides his wife the former Elizabeth FJannery of Elizabeth he leaves a son the Rev Robert T Leahy curate of St Margarets hurch Little Ferry NJ and wo brothers Joseph F of Brook lyn NY and Philip E of Pitts field A Solemn High Mass was cele srated for Mr Leahy this morning in St Catherines Church Burial was in Mount Olivet Cemetery Slizabeth Frank R Lavigne Frank R Lavigne 71 of 111 Ly man St died Saturday afternoon A native of Bark River Mich he had lived here for 50 years He was a painter and had been em ployed by the Pittsfield Paint Co for 16 years before his retirement in 1957 He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church He leaves his son Francis R with whom he made his home two daughters Mrs George A Marshall and Mrs Henry Stenliford Jr of Pittsfieid two brothers Reni of Pittsfield and William of Glad stone Mich a sister Mrs Carrie Elliot of Cleveland Ohio 16 grand children and several nephews and nieces Another son John H was killed in action in World War II A High Mass of Requiem was celebrated this morning in Sacred Heart Church by the Rev Thomas Courtney Burial was in St Jo sephs Cemetery where Father Courtney offered prayers at the grave Bearers were Thomas F Mar shall Theodore E Janas William F Herman Joseph F Kosiba Casi mer J Wisniowski and Willard H Prediger committal prayers offered by Father Menard Bearers were Richard L Rus sell A Robert E and Peter A Brszeau all grandsons and Don ald E Gagnon and Francis A Abair nephews Mrs Bertha H Young A Solemn High Mass of Requiem for Mrs Bertha H Young was celebrated in St Teresas Church yesterday morning by the Rev Pierce P Power He was assistec by the Rev Francis E Hilbert deacon and the Rev John F Egan subdeacon The Rt Rev Msgr Eugene F Marshall was seated within the sanctuary Bur ial was in St Josephs Cemetery with Father Power offering pray erg at the grave Bearers were G Harry Ford Al fred Roy Edward Sammon Fran els J Hughes Joseph J Canavan and Alexander D Sturgeon Arthur J Foote Committal services for Arthur J Foote formerly of this city who died Aug 10 in St Petersburg Fla will be held tomorrow morn ing at 10 in Pittsfield Cemtery The Rev J Alan McLean pastor of Pilgrim Memorial Congregation al Church will officiate V The Berkthire Etgle Tuesday Sept 6 Obituaries and Funerals Thomtu K W Leahy Former Resident Dies In Elizabeth NJ Mrs Mary E Loveland WORTHINGTON Mrs Mary E Loveland 85 a former residem this town died yesterday in nursing home in Ashfield She wa the widow of Carlton A Loveland who died last month She was born in Worthington July 2 1875 the daughter of Sam uel and Josephine Hills She lived most of her life here later moving to Williamsburg She was a mem ber of the First Congregationa Church for 64 years a Golden Sheaf member of Worthington Grange and an honorary member of Hillside Pomona Grange She leaves a sister Mrs Addie Blackman of Williamsburg The funeral will tfe tomorrow afternoon at 2 in the Williams burg Congregational Church with Durial in Center Cemetery in Worthington James E Osgood Tames Edwin Osgood 64 of Detroit a former Pittsfield resi dent died suddenly Saturday while at work at the Edison Co there He had been employed there 35 years and was to have retired this year Mr Osgood was born in Spring field on May 8 1896 the son of Albro and Ida Rockwell Osgood He came to Piltsfield at an early age was educated in the local schools and was employed a num ber of years by the Western Mas sachusetts Electric Co He moved to Detroit 37 years ago He leaves his wife the former Hazel Bennett a sister Mrs Hen ry Bartlett of Windsor Conn his stepmother Mrs A 7 Osgood of Pittsfield and an aunt Mrs Percy R Hutchinson of this city and several nephews and nieces Services were held today in De troit Committal services will be Thursday afternoon at 2 at Pitts fieid Cemetery with the Rev Ray mond E Gibson pastor of South Congregational Church officiating AiraUi Burfceny SMoey A Mrs Helea B Fiach Miu Ida M GlbsoB Mrs Aatiaette Henry John R Lavigne Frank R Leahy Thomas K W Loveland Mrs Mary Merakoulias Mrs Austasia Zee Osgood James E Quigley Timothy F Ricchl Massimino Shea Mrs Margaret Taylor Mrs Raymond F Teal Alfred John R Henry 34 US Forester War Veteran John R Henry 34 of 850 Penn Ave NE Atlanta Ga a former Richmond resident died yesterday in Grady Memorial Hospital At lanta He was employed by the US Forestry Service Mr Henry was born in Pittsfield June 20 1926 the son of Ernest L and Ethel Schilling Henry He lived in Canaan NY until he was 12 when the family moved to Richmond Mr Henry Was a 1943 Angelo Airoldi Public School Custodian in Lee J Jumbo Air oldi 52 of 170 High Street head custodian of the Lee public schools died suddenly Saturday evening while attending a wedding recep tion at the Glen Island Casino New Rochelle NY A native and lifelong resident of Lee Mr Airoldi was born March 14 1908 son of Innocent and Ernestine Maggi Airoldi He was a graduate of Lee High where he was a star football and baseball player He also played semipro baseball in the area He becamea school custodian in 1938 Mr Airoldi was a communicant SL Marys Church a member of he Berkshire Hills Council nights of Columbus the Demo cratic Town Committee and the ee chapter of the Sons of Italy ie was also assistant chief of the Lee Fire Department and for many ears served as treasurer of the JhaffeeBossidy Sewer Assn He leaves his wife the former lelen Ley one son James a rother Louis A of Lee Mrs Peter Amerio o and in 1949 graduated from the University of Massachusetts He received his masters degree in forestry from Yale University in 1959 Funeral services will morrow at am at tr uneral Home followed High St Marys Church at 10 Burial will ing 11 months in the US Navy he red in Mississippi and Georgia for sometime the last three years member of the Flatbrook NY Baptist Church Besides his parents in Richmond he is survived by a sister Mrs Da vid Reynolds also of Richmond and a niece and a nephew The body will beremoved to the Wellington Funeral Home There will be no calling hours The omission of flowers is requested and if friends desire donations may be made to Ihe Heart Fund 3Irs Helen B Craven Mrs Helen Brown Craven 67 of South Main Street Lanesboro died yesterday morning at West Branch Springside Nursing Home She was a native of Chicago and had made her home in Lanesboro five years having lived in Pitts field for 55 years previously She was the widow of Charles F Craven who died in 1956 She is survived by a son Charles F Jr with whom she made her home and an aunt Mrs Emma Holden The family will meet friends at the Dery Funeral Home today from 2 to4 and 7 to 9 Services wifl be held at the fu hpme tomorrow morning at Friends may call at the funeral tome today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Members of the Lee Fire Depart nent will meet at the Central Sta ion tonight at and members of the Lee Sons of Italy will meet at the funeral home at to con duct services tor of Trinity Methodist Church will officiate Burial will be in Pittsfield Massimino Ricchi Massimino Ricchi 81 of 57 Plymouth St died al his home Sunday night after a short illness He was born in Italy and had lived in this country for 55 years He spent 25 years in Great Bar rington before moving to Pittsfield 30 years ago He was a retired sawmill operator and was a com municant of Mount Carmel Church He is survived by five sons Peter Celestino Armand and Aldo all of Pittsfield and George of Lynn two laughters Mrs Pat rick Cimini and Mrs Joseph Gull of this city a sister Miss Cather ine Ricchi of Great Barrington 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild The funeral will be held tomor row morning at at the Benci venga Funeral Home followed by a Solemn High Mass of Requiem at 10 at Mount Carmel Church Burial will be in St Peters Ceme tery Great Barrington of the Holy Name Society and the Ladies Guild will meet at the fu neral home tonight at to re cite the Rosary Mrs Margaret K Shea Mrs Margaret Kaley Shea 82 of 85 Spring St Springfield a former Dalton resident died Sunday night at the Hillcrest Nursing Home Springfield Mrs Shea was born in Dalton the daughter of the late Maurice and Mary Quinn Katey and had been a Springfield resident for many years Widow of Charles Shea who died in 1933 she was a communicant of St Michaels Ca thedral She is survived by two brothers Harold of Dalton and Edward of Springfield a sister Miss Anna E Kaley of Dalton and several nephews and nieces The funeral will be held tomor row morning at 9 from the Curran Jones Funeral Home West Spring field followed by a Solemn High Mass of Requiem in St Michael Cathedral Burial will be at noon at St Patricks Cemetery Kins dale Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Miss Ida M Finch Ida M Finch 64 L former resident of this town died yesterday at Sayre Pa after a short illness Miss Finch was educated in Lee schools She became a registered nurse after completing her train ing at Worcester Hospital For many years she was a pub lie health nurse in the schools a Sayre retiring in 1958 She leavei three brothers Clarence of Swamp scott Charles of Oneonta NY and Palmer of Miami Fla and a sister Miss Ruth Finch of Miami The funeral will be held in Sayre Burial will follow at Fairmoun Cemetery here Thursday at 2 The Rev John Gilbert Gaskill pastor of the Lee Congregational Church will officiate at the cemetery held lo by a at Timothy F Quigley Timothy F Quigley 70 who lived at the American Legion Home on Wendell Avenue died this morning at the home of his son Robert E Quigley in West Stockbridge Mr Quigley was born in Dublin ireland coming to this country as a youth He was employed for many years as a leather worker at he Widen Tanning Corp in Dan vers and came to Pitlsfield when he Lichtman Tanning Corp was iormed here 25 years ago He re tired in 1950 Mr Quigleywas a communicant of St Josephs Church Besides his son Robert he is survived by another son MSgt Thomas F Quigley of Honolulu Hawaii and three grandchildren Friends may call at the Haughey Funeral Home tonight from 7 to 9 and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 The funeral will be Thursday morning Mrs Raymond F Taylor Raymond F Taylor of Arlington mother of William J Dunn of 51 Summer St died Saturday at Symms Hospital in Arlington after a short illness Besides her son she leaves her husband two daughters Mrs Rob ert Groves of Arlington and Mrs Charles Schraub of Dedham and six grandchildren The funeral was held today from her late home with a High Mass of Requiem at St Agnes Church Arlington Mrs Antinette Gibson Antinette D Gibson of New York City died Thursday The funeral and burial took place in Dalton yesterday Mrs Gibson was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Peter Musante formerly of Dalton The funeral was held at the Fo ley Funeral Home at am yes terday followed by a High Mass of Requiem at 8 in St Agnes Church The Rev John F Egan of St Marys Church officiated Burial was in Fairview Ceme tery where the Rev Leo J Shaughnessy offered prayers at the grave Mrs Gibson leaves her husband William and two sisters Death Notices Card of Thanks and In Memoriam Notices Will be The Berkshire Eve ning Eagle dally for the following publication with the exception of death notices which will be uo to noon lor same days publication Cash In ad vance Is required 33 cents per line 1115 minimum charge In Memoriarn IN LOVING MEMORY of Alexsnder O White who died Sept 5 1959 and quletlv the call our sudden death surprised us a to my heart your memory Is keut I smile with the world but will never forget I often sit and think of you And the you used to say and do And wonder why you had to die Without chance to say ncodbye Sadly mlised by your wife Martha MONUMENTS Largest Display in Berkshire County OVER 29 YEARS OF SERVICE Authorised Rock of Ages Dealer Savino Bros Monument Co 37 Wahconah Street Tel 24149   

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