PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Cristina Lee Chao, 43 of Pittsfield, passed away April 29, 2023.
Cristina was educated in Adams and Cheshire schools. She had been employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Berkshire Health Systems.
She enjoyed the beach, ANY beach and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren who she adored.
Crissy was a strong woman with a big heart, willing to help anyone through their struggles and she was known to many of her children’s friends as “Mom” as she opened her home and heart to all.
She is survived by her parents, Melvin and Terry Tracy Barrett of Adams. Her children, Tyler Chao (Ashlee) of Pittsfield, Ticia Chao of Pittsfield, Terrell Chao of Savoy and Dance Hamilton of Pittsfield. Paternal grandparents, Margaret and Robert Therrien of Adams. Three brothers, Daniel Chao, Joseph Chao, and Thomas Barrett. As well as four grandchildren, Nyara, Naseem, Lailani and David.
Cristina was predeceased by her grandparents, Stuart and Jacqueline Tracy and Robert C. Barrett. As well as her brother Mark and sister Angie.
Funeral Notice: Calling hours will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 11 am to 2 pm at Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford St, Pittsfield. A Memorial service will follow at 2 pm.