Obituaries

Joseph Leahey, 83, of Lenox

Thursday, Sep 28 - Mr. Leahey worked for the town of Lee in the water department and was self-employed as an auto mechanic.

Patricia Kelly, 69, of Glendale

Thursday, Sep 28 - Pat did everything in her power to love, help, teach, guide, mentor and just be an overall positive presence in others' lives.

James Kelly, 60, of Glendale

Thursday, Sep 28 - From an early age, Jim loved to tinker with bikes and small machines, eventually going on to become an auto mechanic, owning and operating Lee Auto for many years.

Rev. Dr. Charles Dietz, 97, of Hillsdale, N.Y.

Wednesday, Sep 27 - In 1982, Deitz moved to Hillsdale where he led the formation a new mission church, Trinity Lutheran (now Christ Trinity Church in Sheffield, Massachusetts) before retiring from the ministry.

Latham ‘Ed’ Ovens, 77, of Lee

Thursday, Sep 21 - He served in the U.S. Coast Guard for several years before settling in New York City where he worked in the charts department of Billboard Magazine.

Mary L. King, 92, of Great Barrington

Friday, Sep 15 - Mary worked for the Barrington School for Girls from 1946 to 1948 and as a substitute teacher for Southern Berkshire Regional School District.

Michael Murch Sr., 66, of Lanesborough

Monday, Sep 11 - Michael Sr. enjoyed spending time with his family, cooking, working for Elder Services, going on vacations with his grandchildren, and going to Saratoga to the races and casinos.

Mary Malonis, 87, of Stockbridge

Saturday, Sep 9 - Mary worked as a substitute school nurse and in real estate until her retirement in 1999 when she and Ed moved to Popponesset on Cape Cod.