<All Obituaries>
Printer Friendly Version

Skylar R. Cantarella, 16

CHESHIRE, Mass. —  

Miss Skylar Renee Cantarella, 16, of Cheshire, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield after a brief battle with pneumonia.

She was born in Pittsfield on July 3, 2004, a daughter of Paul and Cheryl (Gancarz) Cantarella. At the time of her death, Skylar was in her Junior year at Pittsfield High School.

Skylar loved dancing and was formerly a member of the Cantarella School of Dance Competition Team and a member of the Junior Company of the Albany Berkshire Ballet. She enjoyed camping with her family, attending motocross and dirt bike races, playing Minecraft, being with her friends, and her puppy Charlie. Skylar worked for Whitney’s Farm Market in Cheshire.

Besides her parents of Cheshire, she is survived by her sister, Ceilia Cantarella; her paternal grandparents, Paul Cantarella and his wife Deborah of Lanesboro; her maternal grandparents, Jean Levesque and her husband Peter of Adams and Gene Gancarz and his fiancé Patricia Wol of North Adams; two aunts, Dina Minerd and her husband Mark and Stacy Rougeau and her husband Dwane; three uncles, Kyle Gancarz, Michael Levesque and his wife Linda and Jon Levesque and his wife Tami and by many cousins and friends and classmates.

She was predeceased by her beloved Nonnie, Linda Cantarella and by her aunt Stefanie Levesque.

Calling hours at the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, will be held on Wednesday, June 9th from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday at 2:30 P.M. at Whitney’s Farm, Route 8, Cheshire.

The family requests the omission of flowers and suggests memorial donations to be made to The Skylar Cantarella Memorial Fund (a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation). Donations should be made payable to the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and sent to Hunter, Graziano & DiSantis, PC, Attn: Lindsay D. DiSantis, 10 Park Place, Lee, MA, 01238

To leave a message of condolence, or for directions, please go online to

Obituary Posted By:

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
Post Comment
Paul, Cheryl & family, I was so sad to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
from: Liza (Ameen) Pontonioon: 06-11-2021

Gene & Pat- So sorry for your loss. Rest in peace.
from: Tina & David Samsonon: 06-09-2021

I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Skyler. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
from: Daniel Wiluszon: 06-08-2021

Jean and Peter, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
from: Mary Woodon: 06-08-2021

Words can't express how terribly sorry to hear about your loss thoughts and prayers always with you.
from: Todd and Amy Mayhewon: 06-08-2021

Cheryl and Paul, we were so sorry to hear about Skylar. Our deepest sympathies go to you and your family.
from: Paula and Joelon: 06-08-2021

Paul , Paul and Families, I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter (granddaughter). She was obviously a wonderful girl that will be missed by everyone that new her and loved her.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
from: David DeForeston: 06-08-2021

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, especially now.
from: Frankyon: 06-08-2021

We express our deepest sympathy. 🙏🏻💙
from: Walt & Nickey McGovernon: 06-08-2021

The pain and sorrow will never go away from you completely, but you are truly blessed to have Skylar as a precious angle, she can always be there watching over you Cheryl, Paul and Celia! Know that you have a big family to help you if you need anything.
from: The Kendall Familyon: 06-07-2021

I am so sorry for your loss and I am sending my condolences to the family .
from: Ann Carbinon: 06-07-2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Im so sorry for the loss of your precious Skylar. May she fly high with the Angels and be in eternal peace.
from: Sherri Harrison: 06-07-2021

So very sorry to hear this news Cheryl and Stacy. My heart breaks for your family
from: Dina Poplaskion: 06-07-2021

I am so very sorry for your loss and will rememberher and the family in my prayers.
from: Peg Wrennon: 06-07-2021

Our hearts are with you during this very difficult time.
from: The LeBlancson: 06-07-2021

Paul, Cheryl and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
from: Bet Azaron: 06-07-2021

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
from: Liz Phoenix on: 06-07-2021

We are so sorry for your loss, you entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
from: DeBlois Family on: 06-07-2021