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Barbara Ann
Brophy (Hespelein )

June 13, 1942 – December 13, 2018

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Obituary for Barbara Ann Brophy (Hespelein )

Barbara Ann Hespelein Brophy, age 76, formerly of Pittsfield, passed away December 7, 2018 at Mount Carmel Care in Lenox. She was born in Pittsfield on June 13, 1942, the daughter of the late George E. Hespelein Sr. and Irene B. (Hood) Hespelein.

She was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a 1960 graduate of Pittsfield High School.
Mrs. Brophy was employed as a customer service representative in the Patient Accounting Department at Berkshire Health Systems retiring in 2009 after ten years there. She had also waitressed for many years at the ITAM Lodge, GEAA and the VFW. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, crafts and crafts shows, and relaxing with her loving dog, Sophie. She took pleasure in spending Saturdays shopping and having dinner with her sister, Irene.

Mrs. Brophy married David F. Brophy on May 1, 1994 and the couple moved to Bradenton, Florida; he died on October 17, 1996 and she returned to Pittsfield after his death.

Mrs. Brophy is survived by her two sons: Ronald C. Weslowski, Jr. and his fiance’ Darlene Duval of North Adams, and Daniel P. Weslowski of Pittsfield; two grand-daughters: Amy Lyn Weslowski of Pittsfield and Danielle Weslowski of Pittsfield; two brothers; Richard and his wife Patricia Hespelein of Pittsfield, and Charles and his wife Joyce Hespelein of Berlin, NY; one sister; Irene F. Hebert of Pittsfield; as well as many nieces and nephews, her former daughter in law, Debra Weslowski and also her beloved dog, Sophie.

She is pre-deceased by her brothers, George Hespelein, Jr., Jack Hespelein and her sisters; Marion Kelly and Jean M. Bissaillon.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Barbara A. Brophy will be held, Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 10:30 AM at DERY FUNERAL HOME, PITTSFIELD, MA with visiting hours prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30am. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dalton. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

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December 13, 2018 10:30am
Dery Funeral Home
54 Bradford Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201