James M. Pachalis

September 26, 1958 ~ December 1, 2018 (age 60)

James M. Pachalis, 60, 0f Brattleboro Rd. died Saturday in Leyden as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
He was born in Greenfield September 26, 1958 the son of Frederick and Nancy (Hastings) Pachalis.
Jim attended Pioneer Valley Regional High School. He was a Master Electrician for Marubeni Citizen-Cincron Inc.
He was an avid motorcyclist. He enjoyed working, building and riding for many years. Jim was a long time member of the Mohawk Ramblers Motorcycle Club, the Bernardston Vets Club and a proud supporter of the NRA. He enjoyed camping, traveling and family vacations. Jim also collected oil cans and enjoyed refurbishing his International Panel Van.
Jim leaves his wife Susan of North Fort Meyers, Florida, his mother Nancy of Dunedin, Florida, his sisters;
Killeen Stempel and her husband Mike of Leyden, Wendy Wiggin and her husband Bob of Northfield, his brother; Bill Pachalis and his wife Vicki of Bernardston, his beloved dog "Tilly" and aunts, uncle, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held Friday December 7, 2018 from 6-8 PM at Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Square, Turners Fall. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
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