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Gisella L. Blake, 85

February 27, 2014

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. Gisella Louise Blake, 85, of 43 Lois St. died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Williamstown Commons.

Born in Readsboro, Vt., on Dec. 15, 1928, daughter of Agostino and Josephine Morandi Piantoni, she attended schools in Readsboro including the former Readsboro High School.

Mrs. Blake was employed in the Williams College's Buildings and Grounds Department until her retirement in 1991. She had first worked at the former Readsboro Chair Factory and, after moving to North Adams in 1950, at the former Sprague Electric Co. for 15 years.

She was a communicant of the former St. Anthony of Padua Church. She enjoyed crafts.

She and her husband, John William Blake, were married on Oct. 23, 1954, in St. Anthony's Church.

Besides her husband, she leaves her sister, Bruna Vivori and her husband, Gillio, of North Adams, and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Her brother, Gino Louis Piantoni, died in 1979.

FUNERAL NOTICE A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mrs. Blake will be elebrated Tuesday, March 4, at 11 from St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown.

Calling hours will be Tuesday morning, March 4, from 9 to 10:30 at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St. North Adams. Memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare of the Berkshires, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church or the charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.

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So sad to hear of Giselle's passing while we are here in Florida. Our deepest sympathy to John, Bruno and Gino. Her love and caring for their neighbors,my Mom and Dad will never be forgotten.
from: JEAN SWIFTon: 03-04-2014

 
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