READSBORO, Vt. — Daniel Robert Scaia, 69, of 6934 Main St. died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. While he faced much adversity, he always maintained a positive outlook on life.
Born in North Adams, Mass., on April 6, 1943, son of Reno and Ida Marchegiani Scaia, he attended schools in Readsboro and graduated from the former St. Joseph's High School in North Adams in 1961.
He served in the Vermont Army National Guard for six years.
Mr. Scaia was last employed by National Grid and the former New England Power Co. in Monroe, Mass.
He was a communicant of St. Joachim's Church, and a member of Post 29 American Legion and the Trentino Society. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was especially proud of his two grandchildren.
His wife, the former Linda M. Lawson, whom he married on July 30, 1966, died on June 1, 2004.
He leaves a daughter, Laureen Mathon and her husband, Michael, of Shelburne, and two grandchildren, Claire and Daniel Mathon.
FUNERAL NOTICE — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mr. Scaia will be celebrated on Saturday, April 6, at noon at St. Joachim's Church. Burial will be later in the spring in Village Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donorís choice in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247.