Kenneth "Ken" Szpila
1947 — 2023
Mr. Kenneth "Ken" Szpila, 76, of Cheshire, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. He was born in Adams on November 17, 1947, a son of the late Eugene and Ellen (O'Brien) Szpila. He attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams Memorial High School. He went on to earn his Associate of Arts degree from Berkshire Community College, his Bachelor of Education from the former North Adams State College, and his Master of Education from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Ken was an elementary school teacher for 36 years for the Adams Cheshire Regional School District, where he enjoyed organizing the...