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Peter I. Whitney, 73

CHESHIRE, Mass. — Mr. Peter I. Whitney, 73, of Cheshire, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Adams on April 13, 1946, a son of the late Charles and Fronie (Jones) Whitney. He attended schools in Cheshire, and graduated from Mt. Greylock Regional High School, Williamstown.

Peter was a dairy farmer all of his life, and operated Whitney’s Farm in Cheshire with his family for many years. He had served on the Town of Cheshire Zoning Board of Appeals for many years, and enjoyed deep sea fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, the former Eileen Pietrzyk, whom he married on April 27, 1968; a son, Eric Whitney and his wife, Michelle, of Cheshire; a daughter, Elise Minassian and her husband, Varant, of Suffield, Conn.; four grandchildren, Olivia and Sage Whitney and Ellara and Naeva Minassian; two brothers, Michael Whitney and his wife, Carolyn, and Jay Whitney, both of Cheshire; as well as several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Charles Whitney.

Funeral notice: Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. The PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, Adams, is in charge of arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, please go online to

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Eric & Michelle, I'm so sorry for your loss. Let his memories build strength for you and your children at this time.
from: Marie Kelly-Whitneyon: 03-21-2020

Eileen I am very sorry to hear of your husband's passing. Please accept my condolences at this sad time.
from: Linda Maloneyon: 03-18-2020

Eileen & Family, So sorry to see this. Sending healing thoughts and hugs.♥️🙏
from: Marian Harrison: 03-17-2020

To the Whitney Family
I am so sorry for you loss
from: dan doughertyon: 03-17-2020

Thoughts and prayers to all of the family
from: Bob Panek and everyone at HB Davis Seedon: 03-17-2020

Thoughts and prayers to the entire family
Bob and Michelle Dufur
from: on: 03-16-2020

To the Whitney Family: So sorry for your loss 🙏🏻💙
from: From: Nicolette and Walter McGovernon: 03-15-2020

So sorry for your loss.

from: Les Rhinemilleron: 03-15-2020

We have no words to express how very sorry we are for your loss, sending love and prayers.
Tom, Bette Ann and Ashlee Lesnick
from: Eileen and familyon: 03-15-2020

Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you.
Love, John and Elaine Daniels
from: John and Elaine Danielson: 03-15-2020

Bob and I wish to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sincerly, Bob and Judi Chenail
from: Eileenon: 03-14-2020

I was sorry to read of your husband's passing and just wanted to reach out to you with my sympathies.
from: Patrick Quinnon: 03-14-2020

Eileen and Family, we are sorry to hear about Pete’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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