Lea Zavattaro, 102, of Lee

Friday, Feb 23 - Mrs. Zavattaro enjoyed cooking and spending time with her friends and family over a cup of coffee.

Dolores Coons, 90, of Lenox

Wednesday, Feb 21 - Dolores E. Coons, 90, died Tuesday morning at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center surrounded by her loving family. Born Dec. 6, 1927, in Pittsfield, the daughter of Manuel and Florence Mendonca, she was a 1946 graduate of Pittsfield High School. After graduation, Mrs. Coons married the love of her life and dedicated her time to […]

Carol Mallory, 69, of Great Barrington

Friday, Feb 16 - She began her nursing career in the newly formed geriatric unit at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven, Connecticut, where she worked for nearly 26 years, retiring in 1999.

Harold Heath Sr., 93, formerly of Lee

Tuesday, Feb 13 - From the late 1940s, he was employed at the Mountain Mill division of the Westfield River Paper Company in Lee, from which he retired in 1989.

Kevin Killackey, 62, of Lee

Monday, Feb 12 - For most of his life, Mr. Killackey was in the paper-making business working for the former Westfield River Paper Company until its closure.

Lillian Forrest, 97, of Lee

Monday, Feb 12 - During World War II, she worked at the paper mills and a short time waitressing, and later at McClelland Drug Store in Lee to be the “Penny Candy Lady.”

Willard Salzer, 92, of Lenox

Monday, Feb 12 - Most of his professional life was at Allied Stores Corp. in New York City, where he became vice president for planning and research and a nationally known authority on retail store location.