Online Obituaries


Alphonse M. Piela

April 15, 2020

Alphonse M. Piela, 92, of Chicopee, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke due to COVID-19. He retired from Eastern Etching Co. in Chicopee. Al also worked at the American Bosch, and H. L. Handy. He was born on February 9,

Alfred J. Konicki

April 14, 2020

Alfred J. Konicki, 94, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center. He was a retired foreman at Chicopee Undergarment Co. Alfred was born on December 12, 1925 in Chicopee and was the son of the late Wale


Donald T. Windrum

April 10, 2020

Donald T. Windrum, 92, of Chicopee, died on Friday, April 10, 2020 at the Soldier’s Home in Holyoke due to COVID 19. He was a retired firefighter for the City of Chicopee. Donald was born on March 16, 1928 in Chicopee and was the son of the late Th

Carol A. Chase (Ryll)

April 7, 2020

Carol A. (Ryll) Chase, wife of Henry Chase, Jr., mother of Lisa, Mark and Andrew and Babcia of Brandon, Kendall, Katie, Cody, Emily and Jacob, died on April 7, 2020, surrounded by her family at home. “Thank you for a beautiful life, my family and f

Ignacio Cabrera

April 5, 2020

Ignacio “Nick” Cabrera of Springfield, went home to be with our Lord Sunday, April 5th, after a long battle from a serious stroke in 2004. He was born in Croton-on-Hudson, New York on August 24, 1928 to William “Nicanor” and Sara (Rotunda) Ca


Joseph J. Deren, Jr.

March 30, 2020

Joseph J. Deren, Jr. 75, of Turners Falls, died on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital from the COVID -19. He was a retired meter reader for Western Mass Electric. Joe was born on July 15, 1944 in Springfield. He was the son of the la

Albin J. Radawiec

March 28, 2020

Albin “Al” John Radawiec, 88, of Chicopee, MA. died peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Al was born on October 11, 1931 in Springfield, MA to John and Agnes ((Dobosz) Radawiec. He resided in Chicope


Donald A. Bushey

March 27, 2020

Donald A. Bushey, 85, of Springfield, died on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke. He was a retired pressman for Westvaco. Donald was born on August 22, 1934 in Ludlow and was the son of the late Peter and Cora (Prarie) Bushey. He

Frances M. Benjamin

March 22, 2020

Frances M. Benjamin, 83, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and teacher, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020. She was born in Queens, NY to Mary and Joseph Boback. She graduated from Forest Hills High School in Queens, NY, and American In

Ronald Cloutier

March 17, 2020

Ronald Cloutier, 83, of Chicopee, died on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. He was a self-employed building maintenance contractor. Ron was born on April 13, 1936 in Sully, Quebec, Canada. He was one of fifteen children