Obituaries

Anthony Folino
B: 1920-08-10
D: 2020-09-16
View Details
Folino, Anthony
Roberta Whitney-Smith
B: 1927-05-22
D: 2020-09-12
View Details
Whitney-Smith, Roberta
David Rosier
B: 1948-11-30
D: 2020-09-10
View Details
Rosier, David
David Howe
D: 2020-09-09
View Details
Howe, David
Patricia Goss
B: 1932-11-12
D: 2020-09-09
View Details
Goss, Patricia
Thomas Moore
B: 1945-05-13
D: 2020-09-08
View Details
Moore, Thomas
Donna Durant
B: 1947-12-14
D: 2020-09-07
View Details
Durant, Donna
George Parsons
B: 1948-05-29
D: 2020-09-07
View Details
Parsons, George
Norma Maselli
B: 1932-02-09
D: 2020-09-06
View Details
Maselli, Norma
Theresa Phaneuf
B: 1934-08-06
D: 2020-09-05
View Details
Phaneuf, Theresa
Timothy Rondeau
B: 1970-04-01
D: 2020-09-05
View Details
Rondeau, Timothy
Fred Greene
B: 1923-01-12
D: 2020-09-03
View Details
Greene, Fred
Erwin Currier
B: 1920-09-21
D: 2020-09-03
View Details
Currier, Erwin
Remo Del Gallo
B: 1925-10-20
D: 2020-09-01
View Details
Del Gallo, Remo
Jane Hanlon
B: 1929-07-16
D: 2020-08-30
View Details
Hanlon, Jane
Laura Stoskin
D: 2020-08-29
View Details
Stoskin, Laura
Elissa Rivelli
B: 1924-05-14
D: 2020-08-29
View Details
Rivelli, Elissa
Joseph LeRose
B: 1948-09-30
D: 2020-08-28
View Details
LeRose, Joseph
Philip Chase
B: 1960-03-07
D: 2020-08-26
View Details
Chase, Philip
Ronald Dean
B: 1937-08-14
D: 2020-08-20
View Details
Dean, Ronald
Leon Daub
B: 1938-04-11
D: 2020-08-19
View Details
Daub, Leon

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
521 West Main St
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
Phone: (413) 663-6523
Fax:
Laura Stoskin

Laura Stoskin

Saturday, August 29th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Laura Stoskin, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Laura Stoskin

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Laura's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Laura's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Laura Stoskin, 89, of Hallendale, Florida died on August 29, 2020. Born in Great Barrington on February 21, 1931, daughter of the late Lillian and Morris Stoskin, she graduated from Pittsfield High School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Later she obtained a Masters Degree from Springfield College. Ms. Stoskin was the first member of her family to obtain a college degree.
Ms. Stoskin worked in the Montgomery County Maryland school system as an elementary school teacher and later went on to specialize in teaching gifted and talented students. She became an instructor for other professionals and provided advanced training for teachers of gifted students and developed educational programs for disadvantaged and minority students. Ms. Stoskin was loved by students and their parents, who appreciated her tremendous devotion to each and every student. She and a colleagues wrote a book together entitled, “What Color is Saturday” which was utilized by many other teachers of gifted students.

Ms. Stoskin enjoyed travel, tennis and maintaining a strong connection with her family members. She was an avid golfer, having earned many trophies and on one occasion getting a “hole in one”. Ms. Stoskin was a vivacious and engaging person who enjoyed her life and was kind to everyone.

She is survived by her sister Edith Taskin of North Adams, MA, her niece, Barbara Gershen-Swartz, and her husband, Bruce Swartz, of Newton, MA, her nephews, Richard Taskin of North Adams, MA and Howard Taskin and his wife Jenny Taskin of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She also leaves many great-nieces and nephews and three great-great nieces and nephews. She also leaves her lifelong devoted friend David Applestein of Hallendale, Florida. Ms. Stoskin was predeceased by her sister Vera Stoskin Gangel of Schenectady, N.Y. There will be a graveside service at the Congregation Knesset Israel Cemetery on Pecks Road, Pittsfield, MA on Wednesday September 2, 2020 at 1pm.. Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, 5 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA is in charge of arrangements. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Laura Stoskin, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Knesset Israel Cemetery
    Address
    484 Pecks Rd.
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rabbi David Weiner
  • Interment

    Location
    Knesset Israel Cemetery
    Address
    484 Pecks Rd.
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Laura here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Laura Stoskin by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each