Jean Guarda

Jean E. "Nana" Guarda (Mosca)

August 26, 1934 - October 12, 2019
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Jean E. Mosca Guarda (Nana), 85, formerly of Berkshire Town Apartments, passed away October 12, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center, after a very long illness, with her family by her side.

Born in Pittsfield on August 26, 1934, the daughter of the late Sam Mosca and Florence Thomas, she was a graduate of Pittsfield High School.

She was married to the late Joseph Guarda.

Nana to everyone, she devoted her life to her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Guarda is survived by her daughter, Joyce Sondrini of New Ashford; son, Geno Sondrini of Dalton; sisters, Joyce Turner of Pittsfield, Marylou Robinson of Italy and Kathy Mosca; grandchildren, James, Sara, Jerry, Robert, Carole Ann and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Jocelyn, Santino, Marcello, Amariella, and Ciana. She also leaves her niece, Nancy Ireland and nephew, Richard Pucko.

She is predeceased by her sons, James M. Sondrini, John D. Sondrini and Jerry E. Sondrini; and nephew Eric Robinson.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Family and friends are invited to come celebrate the beautiful life of Jean. Calling hours for Mrs. Guarda will be held WEDNESDAY, October 23, 2019 at DERY FUNERAL HOME in Pittsfield, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm with a service at 6:00pm, celebrated by Deacon George Morrell. Following the calling hours there will be a reception at the American Legion, Post 68, 41 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
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  • Visitation

    October 23, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    October 23, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dery Funeral Home
    54 Bradford Street
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
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  • Service

    October 23, 2019 | 6:00pm
    October 23, 2019 6:00pm
    Dery Funeral Home
    54 Bradford Street
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Deacon George Morrell


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