Brian M. Simard, 26
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Brian Michael Simard, 26, of North Adams died Thursday, November 15, 2018, as a result of a fatal accident while working on a Massachusetts Turnpike project.
He was born in North Adams on August 17, 1992, a son of Michael Richard Simard and Susan Maryann (Oliver) Simard. Brian was a graduate of Drury High School, where he was a member of the soccer and track teams.
He loved jet skiing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking and fishing with his father. He was employed at J.H. Maxymillian Co. since 2015 and was promoted to foreman. Brian also was a member of the Laborer's International Union of North America Local #473.
Survivors include his parents, Michael and Susan (Oliver) Simard, with whom he made his home; a sister, Breanna Allyse Simard of North Adams; paternal grandparents Richard and Christina (Vackas) Simard of North Adams; his girlfriend, Kelsey Gardner of North Adams; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral notice: A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.
Calling hours at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapel, 521 West Main St., North Adams, are Tuesday, November 20, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial donations are suggested for PopCares or the AYJ fund through the funeral home.
Obituary Provided By: Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals