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Peter Francis Troiano, 88, of Housatonic

Funeral Mass for Peter Francis Troiano will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating.

Peter Francis Troiano, 88, of Housatonic, died Thursday, June 6, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born in Lee on June 20, 1935, the son of Alfonso and Maria (Vitale) Troiano. He was a graduate of Lee High School.

Peter Francis Troiano.

Peter worked as a carpenter at Kimberly Clarke for over 38 years and then, with his sons Michael and Andy, started Troiano & Sons Builders Inc. Peter was a communicant of Corpus Christi Church/Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish. He coached Little League Baseball, Biddy League Basketball, and Youth Football for over 25 years. Most of all, Peter loved spending time with his family.

Peter’s wife Carolyn “Love” Troiano, whom he married on April 6, 1957, predeceased him on November 26, 2015. Peter is survived by five sons, Michael and wife Cindi, Andy and his wife Holly, Peter and his wife Jackie, David and his wife Elina, and Jamie and his wife Tracy; two daughters, Suzanne Troiano Forbes and her husband Brad and Theresa Troiano Sonsini and her husband Joe; one sister, Mary Castellini of Lee; 27 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Peter was predeceased by grandson Eric Sonsini; three brothers, Ugo, Joe, and John; and five sisters, Lola, Yolanda, Helen, Susie, and Fannie.

Funeral Mass for Peter Francis Troiano will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Saint Bridget’s Cemetery in Housatonic. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 12, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Birches-Roy Funeral Home, 33 South Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Peter’s memory may be made to Team Eric – Relay for Life or HospiceCare in the Berkshires in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through the funeral home’s website.

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