Obituaries

Joseph Simonetta, 50, of Lenox

Thursday, Jun 22 - He attended services at the Church on the Hill and was a volunteer at the church suppers. He also volunteered at the Guthrie Center in Housatonic.

Marjorie Cummings, 88, of Lee

Thursday, Jun 22 - She was employed as an operator for New England Telephone in its Lenox exchange for several years, worked at the former Windsor Mountain School in Lenox as a switchboard operator and bookkeeper, and was a cook and St. Mary’s Convent in Lee prior to her retirement.

Daniel Toomey, 91, of Lee, MassDOT surveyor

Wednesday, Jun 21 - While Toomey saw action at both the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, it was the fact that the peace treaty was signed in Tokyo Bay in 1945 aboard the very ship on which he was serving that he was most proud.

Lorraine Simonson, 98, of Lenox

Thursday, Jun 8 - A graveside service will be held on Friday June 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Ahavath Sholom Cemetery in Great Barrington.

Marianne de Gersdorff, 74, of Alford

Saturday, Jun 3 - In 1993, Marianne fulfilled her long-held dream of becoming an American citizen. Throughout her life, she devoted herself to community activities.

Preston L. Tinker, 70, of Dalton

Friday, Jun 2 - Preston worked at many jobs throughout Berkshire County including Nejaime’s, Pete’s Motors, Rising Paper and Kolburne School where he made many friends.

Frances M. Schneyer, 95, of Glendale

Thursday, Jun 1 - She was a member of the Glendale Women’s Auxiliary and actively worked on the campaign to bring the Norman Rockwell Museum to Glendale.

Keane P. Minacci, 78, of Lee

Wednesday, May 24 - Mr. Minacci was a laborer for General Foundations in West Stockbridge and Petricca in Pittsfield.