Obituary for Anthony Joseph Pivero
Anthony Joseph Pivero, 79 of 236 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield, MA passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in Pittsfield on December 4, 1938 a son of the late Orlando C. and Antoinette (Russo) Pivero. He attended Pittsfield Schools and graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1957. Anthony received an associate degree in music from Miami Dade Junior College, a degree in music from the University of Miami in Miami, FL and also graduated from the P.G.A. school for golf in Clearwater, FL. He was the proprietor of Midas Muffler in Malden, MA for 7 years, former head golf professional at Skyline Country Club in Lanesborough for 4 years, at Egremont Country Club in Egremont for 7 years, former assistant professional at Oak Bourne Country Club in Lafayette, LA, former head professional and greens superintendent at New Iberia Country Club in New Iberia, LA and the proprietor of the Cap Center in Pittsfield since 1977, located first on Wahconah St. and then Hubbard Ave. He was a communicant of St. Agnes Church in Dalton and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1957 to 1960. His interests included enjoying music, traveling, cooking, fly fishing and golf.
His wife the former Ann M. Albano passed away on January 13, 2004 and they were married on September 5, 1992. Survivors include his four sons, Michael J. Pivero of Mansfield, MA, Stephen Pivero of Malden, MA, Anthony Pivero of Goffstown, NH, Michael Pivero of Newton, NH; one daughter, Diane Albano of Springfield, MA; two sisters, Roseann F. Kudlate of Pittsfield, Tina M. Ferrell of St. Petersburg, FL; 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins, daughter-in-law, Carla Pivero of Lynnfield, MA and was predeceased by one brother, Ralph O. Pivero. He also leaves behind his best friend, Patricia Sanginetti.
Funeral Notice: Calling Hours at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA 01201 will be Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 4-7 P.M. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. at St. Agnes Church in Dalton, MA with the Rev. Christopher A. Malatesta, Pastor officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the family plot at St. Joseph's Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Charity of the Donors Choice in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.