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Sadie Celine Kirkbride, 96, of Sheffield

Friday, 15 Apr 2016 - Sadie worked in the office at Rising Paper Company for 24 years before retiring in 1984. She loved cooking, and her baking recipes are legendary.

Marion Barnum, 94, of Sheffield

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016 - Marion was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sheffield Historical Society, and was co-owner of Mt. Everett Lumber in Sheffield.

Stefan Grotz, 77, of Monterey, attorney and former selectman

Monday, 11 Apr 2016 - Stefan was a lifelong athlete and was once quoted by a local paper as saying “Everything I learned in sports is what I am today.” He played basketball, baseball and soccer as a youth and had fond memories of playing street ball near his Greenwich Village home.

In remembrance: Miss Jeane

Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 - The passing of Jeane Weinstein at the age of 90 will be greatly lost for Veterans of South County.

W.E.B. Du Bois Educational Series

Saturday, 9 Apr 2016 - The Educational Series honors Du Bois, recognized as the “premier architect of the civil rights movement in America,” who was born and raised in Great Barrington and graduated from Great Barrington High School in 1884.

Audrey Downie, 88, formerly of Ashley Falls

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016 - Audrey was secretary for Friends of Bartholomew’s Cobble for 10 years and a charter member of Berkshire County Christian Business & Professional Women where she also served on the board for 11 years.

Raymond Choquette, 72, of Great Barrington

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016 - Ray was a past commander of and very active member of the James A. Modolo (VFW) Post #8348 in Great Barrington. He served as a volunteer fireman in North Egremont.

Martha Isabel Wichman, 95, of Mill River

Tuesday, 5 Apr 2016 - Family was most important to Martha. When her children were younger, she was a Girl Scout leader and taught Sunday school at St. James Church.

Francis Joseph Majewski, 81, formerly of Housatonic, Mass.

Sunday, 3 Apr 2016 - A veteran of the Korean War Francis enlisted in the United States Marine Corp on January 23, 1952 and was honorably discharged on June 22, 1955. Mr. Majewski worked as a sales representative for Hallmark for many years.