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Joseph C. Grizey Jr.

Thursday, March 27, 2003
4:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Dery Funeral Home
54 Bradford Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Friday, March 28, 2003
1:00 PM

Dery Funeral Home
54 bradford Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

JOSEPH CHARLES GRIZEY, JR., 82, of 85 Third Street, Pittsfield, died Tuesday afternoon at his home. Born in Pittsfield, December 27, 1920, a son of Joseph C. Grizey, Sr. and
Anna Maynard Grizey, he was al940 graduate of Pittsfield High School.
He served in the United States Army.
Mr. Grizey was employed by General Electric Company for 44 years, retiring in l985, as a stock keeper.He was a member of the General Electric Quarter Century and Pensioners
Clubs. He enjoyed antiquing and refurbishing old tools which he sold at the weekly flee markets held over in New Lebanon. He also enjoyed classical music. His wife, the former Antonita M. Capitanio, whom he married February 28,
l944, died January 20, 2003.
Mr. Grizey leaves a son, Clinton E. Grizey, of Pittsfield; a sister, Beatrice
Thompson of Pittsfield; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was
pre-deceased by a daughter, Nancy A. Swanson. who died in June 200l.

FUNERAL NOTICE: JOSEPH CHARLES GRIZEY, JR., who died Tuesday, March 25, was also pre-deceased by three brothers, Alfred Grizey, Charles Grizey, and Ernest Grizey. He leaves his six grandchildren, Jennifer Grizey, Tamara Grizey, Seth Grizey, Christopher Fosty, Skylar Swanson, and Aubrey Swanson, as well as his four
great Grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Grizey will be held Friday, March 28, at l:00 p.m., at DERY FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday, from 4:00 to 7:0 p.m., at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Grizey may be made to HospiceCare in
the Berkshires in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.

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