Mr. Michael Edward Armata

  • BORN: October 3, 1948
  • DIED: January 18, 2018
  • LOCATION: Cheshire, Massachusetts

Mr. Michael Edward Armata, 69, of Cheshire, died on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Adams on October 3, 1948, a son of the late Edward and Jane (Biros) Armata. He attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams Memorial High School. He then went on to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Teaching from the former North Adams State College.
Mr. Armata worked for many years at Crane & Company in Dalton until his retirement in 2012. Earlier he had worked for the former Arnold Print Works in Adams and had taught math in Hillsdale, NY.
He was very involved in Adams/Cheshire youth sports, serving various positions within Cheshire Little League and Cheshire Youth Football. He was also an active member of the Hoosac Valley Booster Clubs. He was an umpire for many years, for Little League, Babe Ruth, and high school baseball and softball throughout Berkshire County. He ran the 30 second clock at the Hoosac Valley High School Boys and Girls Basketball games. He enjoyed golfing, photography and gardening. He loved traveling to Disney World with his family and was an avid New York Giants and New York Yankees fan. He was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Cheshire.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, the former Paula Brassard, whom he married on July 25, 1970;
two daughters, Melissa Armata of Templeton, MA and Julie Reynolds and her husband Timothy of Pittsfield;
one son, Michael Armata and his wife Amy of Quincy, MA;
two grandsons, Devin and Cameron Reynolds, both of Pittsfield;
two brothers, Peter Armata and his wife Barbara of Adams and Paul Armata and his wife Judy of North Adams;
two sisters, Susan Armata and her longtime companion Don of Stockbridge and Maryanne Armata of Colorado Springs, CO.
He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held on Monday, January 22nd at 8:45 A.M. from the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Cheshire, celebrated by Rev. Matthew Guide, Pastor.
Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Adams.
Calling hours are Sunday from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the HVHMS Girls Basketball Booster Club for their donation to the American Cancer Society Coaches VS Cancer, 125 Savoy Road, Cheshire, MA 01225.


“ Much comfort to the Armata family. May you find much comfort in Gods word. Matthew 5:4 ”

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