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Jonathan Harraden, 70

ADAMS, Mass. — Mr. Jonathan Harraden, 70, of Adams passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. 

He was born in Weymouth, Mass., on April 6, 1947, son of the late Fred and Helen (Chambers) Harraden. He graduated from the Woodstock Academy in Woodstock, Conn., and then went on to receive his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Nichols College. 

Jonathan was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the United States Army until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1969. He retired as a supervisor from Specialty Minerals, Adams, Mass. 

Jonathan is survived by his life partner, Belinda A. Schutz of Adams; three sons, Shaun Harraden and his wife Vikki of Fredericksburg, Va., Abraham Harraden of West Dover, Vt., and Ronald Williamson Jr., and his wife Tara of Otis; two daughters, Lora McGrath and her husband Shawn of Cheshire and Debra Alibozek of Pittsfield; a son-in law, James Alibozek, and a daughter-in-law, Dawn Bombardier; his twin brother David Harraden and his wife Sandee of Everglade City, Fla.; a sister, Barbara Morse and her husband Stewart of Woodstock, Conn.; a brother-in-law, Charlie Fennick and his current wife Joan of East Lyme, Conn.; eight grandchildren, Axl, Keagan, Alannah, Averie, Austin and Melinda, and Jenna and Jordan; two great-grandchildren, Jason and Blake; one stepson, Jeffrey, and his children, Jacob, Brianna, Hanna, Madeline, Aaron and Ryan; a stepdaughter Kimberly and her children Sheila, Audrey and Brody; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

He was predeceased by a brother, Fred Harraden III; and a sister, Sarah Fennick. 

Funeral notice: Memorial donations can be made to PopCares ( in Jonathan's name.  A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 10, at 2 p.m. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Hoosac Street, Adams, celebrated by Rev. Steven Montesanti. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of Paciorek Funeral Home.

Obituary Provided By: Paciorek Funeral Home

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
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So sorry to here about Jonathan's passing. We only met him a few times and he was so pleasant and easy to talk to. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. He will surely be misses. Sending all our love.
from: Sue & Don Hartmanon: 11-08-2017

I have know Jonathan for 42 years we have walk many miles together throw out life.We must have drank gallon's of coffee throw out those years.Jon and I were bonded together as brother's serving in the Vietnam War.I know he will be missed not only by family but all who knew him.
Later my Friend
from: Rob McBrideon: 11-08-2017

So sorry to hear of Jonathan's passing.
from: Phil Remillardon: 11-08-2017

Lynn & Family... Sincere condolences to you & your family... Jonathan was such a gentleman...kind, caring, considerate and generous... One of the best people we've met in our lifetime! a great loss to our community. RIP Jonathan... We will miss you! Colleen, Doreen & Kim.
from: Colleen Zajacon: 11-08-2017

I am sorry to hear that Jonathan has passed away.Always liked Jonathan a lot as I got to know him thru work and friends.My sincere condolences to all the family.God Bless
from: steve hakeson: 11-08-2017

Belinda and Family,Deepest sympathy in the loss of Jonathan. He will be missed, a kind and gentle man. May he be at Peace.
from: Jane Nevareson: 11-08-2017

Remember Jon well from dirt biking afternoons in CT and MA, 1970. R. Alley, Nichols, '71. Now in Williamstown. RIP Jon...
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