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Obituary for Robert F. Wixsom

Robert Francis Wixsom, 65 of Lanesborough, passed away November 11, 2023 at Baystate Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

Born in Pittsfield on November 24, 1957, he was the son of the late Robert and Frances Pignone Wixsom.
A 1975 graduate of Pittsfield High School, Mr. Wixsom married the former Bonnie J. Houghtling on August 23,1986.

He was a software programmer and for the past five years was employed by Fage Yogurt in Johnstown, NY. He was formerly employed by Onyx Specialty Paper for 25 years.

He enjoyed bowling, watching the Red Sox and Patriots play but most of all spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Bonnie J. Wixsom of Lanesborough. Two daughters, Kayla M. Charow and husband Scott of Pittsfield and Noelle F. Wixsom of Lee. Five grandchildren, Abby, Emma, Bradley, Teagan and Harper. His brother, Rick Wixsom and wife Tina of Centerville, MA. His sister in-law Joan Wixsom of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Dave Wixsom and mother in-law, Elaine Houghtling. He is also predeceased by many aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Life will be held, Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Polish Falcons, 32 Belair Ave, Pittsfield, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Berkshire Humane Society and mailed to Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford St, Pittsfield, MA 01201