Mr. George J. Bigelow

  • BORN: September 24, 1935
  • DIED: May 5, 2018
  • LOCATION: Windsor, Massachusetts

Mr. George J. Bigelow, 82, of Windsor, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.
He was born in Adams on September 24, 1935, a son of the late George and Patricia (Sokolowski) Bigelow. He attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams High School where he was an accomplished basketball player, having lead his team to a Western Massachusetts crown in 1953. He then attended Boston College on a basketball scholarship, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
Mr. Bigelow worked as a business development representative at Standard Register Company for over 30 years until retirement.
Mr. Bigelow also enjoyed playing competitive fast pitch softball throughout the area and had a legendary professional career that spanned nearly 35 years.
Following his softball career, Mr. Bigelow coached and mentored up and coming female softball pitchers throughout Berkshire County. He had also been a coach for the Adams PAL Basketball program. He was an accomplished whitetail deer hunter. In addition, he trained his own hunting dogs for hunting snowshoe hares.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marie A. Trottier, whom he married on August 10, 1957; two sons, Daniel Bigelow, and Roger Bigelow and his wife Anna Mello; a daughter, Denise Braman; a brother, James Bigelow and his wife Sally; two grandchildren, Dane Braman and Bonnie Comer; three great grandchildren, Lily, Lucas and Lana; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Robert Bigelow, and by a sister, Dorothy Russett.
The funeral will be held on Friday, May 11, at 11:00 A.M. in the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams.
Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams.
A calling hour will be held on Friday morning from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service in the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Adams Lassie League, PO Box 582, Adams, MA 01220.


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“ A true gentleman on and off the field. Have many fond memories of conversations with George at Pine Grove in Dalton. Rest in Peace. ”

Posted by: Bill Kellogg - Ocala, FL

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