NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Richard "Rick" Brayman Jr., 58, of 72 Chase Ave. died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. He had spent the last year of his life at Williamstown Commons before losing his battle with cancer.
Born in North Adams on Nov. 21, 1954, a son of Sylvia Burdick Brayman of the town of Florida and the late Richard Brayman, he attended Gabriel Abbott Memorial School in the town of Florida and graduated from McCann Technical School with the class of 1972.
Mr. Brayman was employed at Unistress in Pittsfield until ill health forced his retirement. He also had worked at the former Sprague Electric Co., Krutiak Lumber in Clarksburg and the former KB Toys of Pittsfield.
He enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting, music and watching TV. He loved spending time with his family and friends and his dog Wombat.
Besides his mother and his "step in" father, George Tefoe, he leaves two sisters, Kathy Rowett and her husband, David, of the town of Florida and Gina Pare and her husband, Tony, of Bennington, Vt.; two brothers, Robert Brayman and Michael Brayman, both of Heartwellville, Vt.; a great-aunt, Dorothy Staszko of Connecticut, and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
FUNERAL NOTICE — Funeral services for Mr. Brayman will take place Friday, Dec. 21, at 5 p.m. at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 west Main St., North Adams. Burial will take place in the spring in Church Cemetery in Florida.
Calling hours will be Friday from 3 to 5 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for the VNA & Hospice of Northern Berkshire through the funeral home.