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Real estate sales Jan.6 -12, 2019

Friday, 25 Jan 2019 - The latest weekly report of real estate transactions in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and Northwest Connecticut.

Cheryl Ann Luft, 64, of Southfield

Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 - She was an avid photographer, bird watcher, dog lover and first responder volunteer. Her business CalmLightNow Photography created art and greeting cards that featured her love of nature and photography.

Thomas DeVoti, 73, of South Egremont

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 - Known as the “telephone dude in the gold Scion,” Tom worked for various phone companies throughout New York and Massachusetts until the late 1990s, when he ventured out on his own installing telephone systems.

John Heffernan, 84, of Monterey

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 - He spent many hours in retirement woodworking and building rock walls. Many are the recipients of his bread boards, tables, birdhouses and window mirrors.

Louise Omelenchuck, 84, of Lenox

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 - Louise first worked as a secretary for Krofta Engineering and then became one of two of the first teacher’s aides hired for the Lenox Public Schools, retiring in 1990 after 29 years.

Man shot to death on Edward Avenue in Pittsfield

Sunday, 20 Jan 2019 - At this time the Pittsfield Police Department does not believe that there is a threat to the general public. Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705.

Dr. Robert K. Brown, 83, of Lenox

Saturday, 12 Jan 2019 - In 1968 Dr. Brown began working at Pittsfield General Hospital (now BMC) as a pathologist and later, served as associate medical examiner as well.

Birth announcement

Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 - A boy born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington

Birth announcement

Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019 - A boy born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

Rena Yusin Orner, 94, of Lenox

Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019 - She was a chemistry professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, until her retirement.

Jane ‘Jennie’ Butler, 87, of Lenox

Monday, 7 Jan 2019 - After retiring from teaching, she volunteered for over 25 years at the Pittsfield Adult Learning Center where she helped adults earn their GEDs and taught English as a second language.

James D. McGraw, 87, of Sheffield

Monday, 7 Jan 2019 - Jim was an architect behind Sheraton’s transformation into a world-class organization, expanding its hotel management operations and property investments throughout North America, Asia and Europe.