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Harold A. Piché

June 12, 1951 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 69)

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Three Rivers - Harold A. Piché, 69, of Three Rivers passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 with his family by his side.


He leaves the love of his life, his wife of 38 years, Patricia (Skura) Piché of Three Rivers, his brother, Raymond Piché of Ware, his sister-in-law, Janice Skura, his brother-in-law, Michael E. Skura and his wife Lorraine of Belchertown, his nephews, Ryan Piché, Kyle Piché, and Samuel Skura; his niece, Emily Jasmin, and his great-nieces, Megan Jasmin, Isabella Skura, and Gracelyn Skura and his loving companion Charlie.  He was born in Furth, Germany, son of the late Agnes (Krawietz) Piché.  Harold was predeceased by his step-father, Armond Piché.


Harold was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.  After returning he earned his Associate Degree from Holyoke Community College.  He worked as an Electrical Storekeeper at UMass University – Amherst, for 30 years, before retiring in 2014.  Harold became part of the family, working as a dressman at Charbonneau & Varnum Funeral Homes in Ware and West Brookfield.  He also enjoyed working with the Beers & Story Funeral Home team.


He loved sports and watched as often as he could, his beloved Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and Cowboys.  Harold also greatly enjoyed his time on many local golf courses.


Harold lived most of his life in Ware and was very active in the community that he so loved.  He was a member of All Saints Church, were he served on several committees.  He was a former communicant of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.  Harold was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Amvets Post #74 of Three Rivers.  In his younger years he enjoyed his time with his friends as a member of the Ware Wolves and the Dump Rats.


A Funeral Mass followed by Military Honors for Harold will be held on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 10:00AM in the All Saints Church, 17 North Street in Ware.  There are no calling hours.  Masks must be worn and social distancing guidelines must be followed while in the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the All Saints Church, 60 South Street, Ware, MA 01082.  Please notate the memorial gift in Harold's name for the “Tiffany High Altar Window Project” in the memo line.


Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware is assisting his family with arrangements.  


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Funeral Mass
February 12, 2021

10:00 AM
All Saints Church
17 North Street
Ware, MA 01082


Tiffany High Altar Window Project
All Saint's Church, 60 South Street, Ware MA 01082

Please note "Tiffany High Altar Project" on the memo line.

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