Catherine (Bracci) Tesini, age 97, formerly of West Springfield, Agawam and in recent years Bolton, Ma., went to join her husband in their heavenly home June 14, 2020.
Kay was the daughter of Palma and Umberto Bracci, sister of Rena Phelps and Al Bracci who are all welcoming her. She leaves behind to cherish her memory brother Nino Bracci and his wife Elaine, children Janice Tesini and her husband Harry Becker, Peter Tesini with wife Linda, Jean Fauber with husband Doug and Paul Tesini with his wife Dawn. Kay received great joy from her seven grandchildren; Raymond Fauber with Lynda, Peter Wesley Tesini with Keila, Scott Tesini with Molly, Ben Fauber with Patricia, Nick Tesini, Carli Tesini, and Alia Tesini and 5 great grandchildren Kelvin Rivera, Kiara Rivera, Xavian Tesini, Alina Tesini and Callan Tesini.
Kay appreciated life’s joys, she cherished her family and friends, always with a bright smile and love of people. She was active in many activities such as bowling, cross country skiing, spirited scrabble games, painting as well as taking up dancing with the West Side Tappers in her 80’s. Kay passed peacefully from natural causes.
A period of calling hours will be held from 4 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA; immediately followed by a Celebration of her life at 7 pm in the Funeral Home. Catherine will be interred interred at 11 am on Friday, June 19, 2020 at St. Thomas Cemetery in W. Springfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Kay’s name to Indian Hill Music and note Threshold Singers in the memo line. Mail check to PO Box 1484, Littleton MA 01460.