Peter A. Castegnaro Jr., 79, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Berkshire Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
Born Nov. 10, 1939, in Pittsfield to the late Peter A. Sr., and Antoinette Andregetti Castegnaro, he attended local schools. Peter worked for numerous places in their maintenance departments. His last place of employment was Canyon Ranch until his retirement in 2005. Peter could often be found in McDonalds, sipping his coffee and “people watching.” He enjoyed his wonton soup at Luau Hale restaurant. Peter loved his cat, Gizmo.
Peter is survived his children: Michael A. Castegnaro of Pittsfield, Joseph P. Castegnaro of Vermont, Jeffrey D. Castegnaro of Hancock, Susan M. Jansen and husband William E. Jansen III of Dalton, and David J. Castegnaro and wife Melissa of Becket; his best friend and mother of his six children, Christine C. Castegnaro of Lenox; grandchildren Shane, Eden, Timothy, Derek, Michael, Trista and David Jr.; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, Peter was predeceased by his daughter Pamela A. Welcome and his nine siblings.
Per Peter’s wishes, services will be private. Donations in Peter’s memory may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main St., Lenox, MA 01240. To share memories and stories, visit rochefuneralhome.com.