Joan M. DiAngelis Parrott
1940 — 2021
Joan Marie DiAngelis Parrott died on May 13, 2021 at BMC after suffering a heart attack. Born in Pittsfield, MA on January 13, 1940, she was the daughter of Anthony DiAngelis and Florina Balardini DiAngelis Duda. Joan was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and St. Luke's School of Nursing. In the early 1970's, Joan worked in the Office at Adams SuperMarket. But realizing her true talents, she began sewing costumes in the mid 1970's and built her business, Parrott-Phernalia, which she ran until 1992. All of her grandchildren, nieces and nephews looked forward to picking out their favorite Halloween costume at her shop. In 1994, she began working alongside her family at A-Mart, becoming...