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Biagina  Rachiele

Biagina "Jean" Rachiele (Pisani)

Saturday, February 3rd, 1934 - Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Biagina (Jean) Rachiele passed away peacefully on her 85th birthday, February 3, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 3, 1934 in Serra San Bruno, Calabria, Italy. She was the beloved wife of Raffaele Rachiele for 63 years, and wonderful homemaker, devoted mother, and loving Nana.
She is survived by her husband Raffaele Rachiele, their four children; Theresa Cahalan, Nancy Cowdrey (Terry), Sam Rachiele (Michelle), Michael Rachiele, (Rose); 7 grandchildren; Krystina, Taylor, Ryan, Matthew, Brendon, Austin, Gianna, and 4 great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff on the orthopedic unit at BMC for their outstanding and compassionate care. A very special thank you to Dr Rohm and Sally Chavarry for all of their support. We are also grateful for the loving care she received from her health care aides; Kristi, Ana, Michaela, Tori, and Kayla who always went above and beyond.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be Friday February 8, 2019 from 4-7 PM at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 Elm St. Pittsfield, MA 01201. Services will be Saturday February 9 at 8:00 AM from the funeral home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial celebrated at 9:00 AM at St. Mark's Church, 400 West St. Pittsfield, MA with the Rev. Christopher Fedoryshyn, Administrator, officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for the ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, February 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Flynn & Dagnoli-Bencivenga Funeral Home
    5 Elm St.
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 9th, 2019 | 9:00am
    Saturday, February 9th, 2019 9:00am
    St. Mark's Church
    400 West St.
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
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    Rev. Christopher Fedoryshyn
  • Interment

    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    222 Peck's Rd.
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
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Dear Sam and Family, Please accept our since condolences on the passing of your Mom as we offer our Prayers and thoughts to all of you to find the strength and peace needed to carry you all through this most difficult loss and challenging time....the many great Memories will fill your lives and help heal in the days ahead.... Respectfully, Kathy & Paul Ricciarini

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