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Robert Kateley

Robert Arthur Kateley

Monday, September 9th, 1929 - Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
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Robert Arthur Kateley 89 of North Adams died Saturday December 22, 2018 at the North Adams Commons. He was born in North Adams on September 9, 1929 a son of the late Arthur Gentile Kateley and Marguerite (DeCoigne) Kateley. Bob graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1948 where he was a member of both the varsity football and basketball teams. He then attended St. Michaels College in Colchester, VT where he was a member of the football team. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the North Adams American Legion. Mr. Kateley served as the Command Sergeant Major for the Massachusetts National Guard in North Adams for 41 years. He also was a salesman for Met-Life and Prudential Insurance Companies. Bob last worked as a school bus driver for J.T. Bus Lines. He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Church and formerly of Our Lady of the Incarnation Church both in North Adams. He was very active in the North Adams Youth Programs with his family for many years. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. His first wife Barbara (Miller) Kateley whom he married April 14, 1952 died October 28, 1988 and his second wife Sylvia (Chalifoux) Kaigle-Kateley whom he married in September of 1990 died February 18, 2014. Survivors include two daughters Patricia Kateley Flaherty of North Adams and Lynn Hall of Adams. A sister Doris Trimarchi of Clarksburg and seven grandchildren- Tanya, Aubree, Jeremy, Trevor, Casey, Ryan and Holly. He also leaves 17 great-grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons James Kateley who died June 3, 1977 and Thomas Kateley who died August 28, 2008.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Robert A, Kateley will be celebrated Saturday December 29, 2018 at 11 AM at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. Calling hours are from 9-11 AM on Saturday. Burial with military honors will take place in Southview Cemetery in the spring. Memorial donations are suggested for the North Adams Youth Basketball League through the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
    Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals- West Chapel
    521 West Main St.
    North Adams, MA 01247
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 | 11:00am
    Saturday, December 29th, 2018 11:00am
    Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals- West Chapel
    521 West Main St.
    North Adams, MA 01247
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Deacon Bruce Ziter
  • Interment

    Southview Cemetery
    1075 South Church St.
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
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    Burial will be in the spring.


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Larry St. Cyr, Jr.

Posted at 04:41pm
So sorry fot your loss. I remember Bob and my dad, Larry St. Cyr, working together at Metropolitan. Larry St. Cyr, Jr.

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