Published DateBELMONT — Anthony Pazasis, (88), of 22 Heritage Terrace, died at home on May 2, 2013.
Anthony was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 10, 1924 to Felix and Justina (Gatoveckas) Pazasis. Anthony resided in Canton, Massachusetts before moving to the Lakes Region 35 years ago. He was an advertising executive for many companies including Turnstyle department stores; he established Pazasis publications in Canton, Massachusetts and owned three newspapers, including the Canton Reporter. Anthony was a singer and musician, acting as music director and organist for several Catholic churches around Massachusetts. He and his wife were owners of the Winnisquam Market for many years in Winnisquam, New Hampshire. Anthony was known for doing many things, but was especially fond of composing music for church services.
Anthony is survived by two sons; Richard A. Pazasis and his wife Lee, and Frank W. Pazasis; a daughter, Janice B. Arsenault, and her husband James; one grandchild, Ryan Pazasis.
Anthony was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Bernadette, in 2009.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside memorial services will be set for a later date on the family lot in South Road cemetery in Belmont, New Hampshire.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com