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Sheila (Guenette) Kurtz

March 19, 1932 ~ January 24, 2020 (age 87)



Sheila (Guenette) Kurtz passed away on January 24, 2020 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  She is survived by her husband, Alvin Kurtz; her children:  Pattie Bylicki, Dariel Giroux, Billy Brown and Judy Keith as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and a brother, Terry Atwell.  She was predeceased by her brothers, Patty, Birdie and Bobby Guenette, Gary, Bruce; a sister, Sharon Atwell; a daughter, Susie Brown and her grandchildren, Kellie Laliberte, Trista Goulet and David Brown.  She was a member of the Chicopee Falls Women of the Moose, Chapter 1489.  The Funeral will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church, 1945 Northampton Street.  Burial will be private.  Calling hours will be held prior to the funeral from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. At Sheila’s request, please omit flowers.  Memorial donations may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, or a charity of one’s choice.

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February 1, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Funeral Mass
February 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
1945 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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