September 29, 1921 - August 19, 2021
Rita Helena Roy Bazan, 99 years old, of Pittsfield, wife of the late Peter Bazan, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born September 29, 1921, in Winooski, Vermont, daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalie (Blais) Roy. She had lived in Pittsfield many years. She retired from Bradlees and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed designing and making patchwork blankets and quilts, many of which were to benefit breast cancer survivors. She also knitted mittens and hats for newborns. She was recognized for making the banner for the 4th of July parade one year involving the RSVP program of Berkshire County. She was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed their games on TV. Rita was known for her delectable apple pies, which she loved baking and (more so) watching her family enjoy as they savored every last crumb! Rita is survived by her son Peter W. Bazan and wife, Priscilla, of Brewster, MA, daughter, Diane Brown of Pittsfield, MA, and son, John Bazan of Pittsfield, MA; grandsons, Kevin Bazan and his wife, Ann, of Winchester, NH, Ryan Brown of Boston, MA and David Brown of Pittsfield, MA; granddaughter, Karen Bazan of Brewster, MA; her great-grandchildren, Connor and Amelia Bazan of Winchester, N H. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Yvonne, Lydia, Cecile, Mary Jane, Irene, and Yvette; her brothers, Eugene, Fred and Armand. Funeral Notice A graveside service for Rita Helena Roy Bazan will on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at St. Joseph Cemetery, with the Rev. Steven Montesanti, Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to a charity of your choice in Rita’s memory. Donations CANNOT be made online, but may be made through the Dwyer Funeral Home.
Rita Helena Roy Bazan, 99 years old, of Pittsfield, wife of the late Peter Bazan, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born September 29, 1921, in Winooski, Vermont, daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalie... View Obituary & Service Information
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