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Saverio 'Sam' Scarfone, 89

November 22, 2012

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Saverio L. "Sam" Scarfone, 89, of 484 Barbour St. died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at his home.

Born in North Adams on Dec. 14, 1922, son of Rosario and Rose Critelli Scarfone, he graduated from Drury High School in 1941 and also attended Northeastern University.

An Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, he served in the European theater.

A well-known area photographer, Mr. Scarfone was the owner and operator of the former Moderne Studio Photography for 47 years, until his retirement. He opened the studio in 1946 on Center Street and moved it to its longtime location on Eagle Street in 1957.

He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. He enjoyed exercise and was a member of the Northern Berkshire YMCA. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He and his wife, the former Grace L. O'Neil, were married on June 5, 1948.

Besides his wife of 64 years, he leaves two daughters, Deborah A. McGowan of Centerport, N.Y., and Lisa M. Scarfone of Springfield; three sons, Bryan Scarfone of Greenwich, Conn., Allen Scarfone of Glastonbury, Conn., and Gary Scarfone of North Adams; a brother, Leonard Scarfone of Las Vegas; a sister, Margaret Burdick of Pittsfield; six grandchildren, Bryce, Kris, Drew, Laura, Corey and Holly, and nieces and nephews.

His sister Mary Palmer is deceased.

FUNERAL NOTICE — Funeral services for Mr. Scarfone will be Monday, Nov. 26, at 11 from Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Elder Services Meals on Wheels Program or the Wounded Warrior Project in care of the funeral home.

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the Fentons' thoughts are with you at this sad time.
i have many memories of getting my photo done by Sam, growing up in the 60's
from: david j fentonon: 12-01-2012

 
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