Kristopher Jeffrey Pacunas

Belchertown -Kristopher J. Pacunas, 42, passed away suddenly on September 30, 2021 at Wing Memorial Hospital.  He was born on March 5, 1979 in Davenport, Iowa to the late Alban A. Pacunas Jr. and Nancy (Downie) Pacunas of Belchertown.  Kris moved to Belchertown when he was just three years old and was a graduate of Belchertown High School.  He owned and operated GigXero a technology company for the last 6 years. Before founding GigXero, Kris worked as the IT Director for the Town of Belchertown and later for the Town of Amherst. Kris lived his life to the fullest with such a generous heart, positive attitude and contagious laugh that touched so many.  Besides his mother Nancy, he will be deeply missed by his wife of 9 years, Courtney (Simao) Pacunas, six children, Nicolas, Vincenzo, Kristopher, Rosili, Joey, and Kali. He is also survived by his brothers, Kevin Pacunas and wife Diana, Kenneth and his sister, Karen Pacunas-Roberts and her husband Alan all of Belchertown.  Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 5th from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home.  Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Baystate Health Foundation – Baystate Children’s Hospital, mailed to 280 Chestnut St., Springfield, MA 01199 or online through the Baystate Health Foundation at www.baystatehealth.org/giving.