Ottavio “Spike” Biasin, 89, died Monday morning at Berkshire Medical Center.
Born in Lee, MA, on September 25, 1931, the son of Dominic and Mary Bona Biasin.
He was educated in Lee Schools and graduated from Lee High School in 1950. While at Lee High, he was a Star Athlete, being part of the 1949 Triple Crown Team under Coach Consolati. As a quarter back for the Wildcats football team, Ottavio lead them to a 25 Game winning streak from October 21, 1945 to October 1, 1949, the schools long lasting record. Due to his athletic prowess, he received a Scholarship to attend Colby College in Maine. While attending College, Ottavio was drafted into the United States Navy where he served four years on the USS Roosevelt as a Radio Operator, being honorably discharged in 1955.
Upon returning home, Ottavio began working as a welder, and eventually started his own successful welding company, Biasin Enterprises, which he owned and operated until 2013, providing exceptional welding and Metal Fabricating Services.
On October 22, 1955 he married the love of his Life Eileen Ella Bienvenue. They were married for 57 years until her passing in 2011, together they enjoyed traveling to Cancun Mexico and their summer home in Wells Maine.
Spike was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Lee, a longtime member of the Lee Sportsman’s Club and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved going fishing to the Salmon River in NY with his good friend Nelson “Trapper” Young.
Ottavio leaves behind his Son, William Biasin and his wife Susan of Lee, his brother Francis “Bobo” Biasin of Lee, two sisters: Dorothy Polastri and Norma Kelly of Lee; two beloved grandsons, Justin and Jared Biasin of Lee; Sisters in law: Elizabeth Biasin, Gail Glass, Alice Romeo and Linda McGuirk; Brothers in law Jack Kelly, Donald “Pete” Bienvenue, Camille Bienvenue and Roy Bienvenue. Ottavio Also leaves behind his beloved nieces, nephews and his many friends. He will be remembered always and by many for his unparalleled work ethic and desire to help people. He will be dearly missed.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 12th at 11 AM at St. Mary’s Church in Lee. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Due to the Corona Virus, there will be no public calling hours. Friends wishing may make donations in his memory to St. Mary’s School in c/o the Kelly Funeral Home 3 Main Street Lee, MA 01238.
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