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1948 Alan 2022

Alan A Dargelis

September 15, 1948 — October 13, 2022



ATHOL - Alan A. Dargelis, 74, died Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol.

He was born in Athol on September 15, 1948, a son of the late Vito Dargelis and Amelia (Grits) Dargelis.

Alan graduated as valedictorian from Athol High School where he was a standout tri-sport athlete and Boys State participant. He received his Bachelors' Degree in English from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. 

Mr. Dargelis was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. He owned and operated the Lucky Lanes Bowling Alley in Athol for over 30 years. He was an avid collector.

He will be missed by his three children: David Dargelis of Middleboro, Christine Dargelis and her husband Kenneth Glaspey of Middleboro, Andrew Dargelis and his spouse Celeste Kidder of Rochester, MA; his former wife, Anne Dargelis of Middleboro; a sister, Patricia Hillis of New Salem; and six grandchildren: Bridgette Dargelis, Hayden Dargelis, Natalie Dargelis, Eleanor Dargelis, Charlotte Dargelis, and Sebastian Glaspey. 

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 101 Main St., Athol. Burial will be private in Gethsemane Cemetery, Athol.

There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations in Alan's memory be made to the American Cancer Society.

To leave online condolences, please visit

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Road, Orange is directing arrangements.

Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, funeral directors.

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Friday, October 21, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Francis of Assisi Church

101 Main St, Athol, MA 01331

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