We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
Edward “Fred” Hart, age 56, of Holyoke, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Holyoke Medical Center. He was born in Holyoke, a son of Thomas W. Hart of Holyoke and the late Dolores (Augusta) Hart, was a graduate of Holyoke High School and attended Holyoke Community College, where he was an assistant baseball coach. Fred was a longtime employee for the Holyoke Public Schools where he formed lasting friendships and played late night basketball. He enjoyed going to Red Sox games and was a loyal fan of the Los Angeles Rams. He was a huge fan of Elvis and loved singing his songs. He was a member of the Holyoke Boys Club, played Tri-County League baseball, and was selected on the first team All-Western Mass in Baseball, Football and Basketball. He spent the last few years working as a personal care assistant for his father. He will always be remembered for his quick wit and humor and his kind heart and compassion. Besides his father, Fred will be sadly missed by his four brothers: Thomas and his wife Fanny, John and his wife Rosie, James and his wife Kim, and Joseph Hart; three sisters: Laurie, Theresa, and Maureen Hart, and several nieces and nephews and friends. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke, Inc., 70 Nick Cosmos Way, P.O. Box 6256, Holyoke, MA 01040.