Obituaries

Patricia Hall, 81, of Monterey

Monday, Oct 26 - Patricia was a cook at Brookside School, and she also farmed the Goodnow Estate with her late husband and was a private housekeeper. She enjoyed flower gardening, sewing, doing crafts, cooking and was a great animal advocate.

Dr. Marvin I. Shapiro, 76, of South Egremont

Saturday, Oct 10 - Marv enjoyed a long and fruitful career as a psychologist and professor at Kingsborough Community College; he was a specialist in family therapy and a published author.

Elizabeth F. Arienti, 96, of Great Barrington

Wednesday, Oct 7 - She was a member of the Rosary Society and the Daughters of Isabella. She loved to read and do crossword puzzles. Bess was also a part of her neighborhood sewing club.

Evelyn Augusta Guartha, 100, of Great Barrington

Wednesday, Oct 7 - After becoming a registered nurse Evelyn did private duty nursing for five years, then served as a Supervisor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Fairview Hospital for 36 years, retiring in 1980.

Richard M. Boardman, 82, former Sheffield selectman

Tuesday, Sep 22 - Richard was dedicated to the town he lived in and worked tirelessly for them for over 40 years. He was the own of Sheffield’s Animal Inspector, the Dog Officer; he served on the Board of Health and was a former Selectman.