Obituary of Eric Michael Press
Eric Michael Press, 45, of Belchertown, Massachusetts passed away November 4, 2022 at home. He was born on June 2, 1977 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Michael and Laurie (Dauphinais) Press.
Eric was raised in Belchertown and Graduated from Pathfinder Regional High School class of 1995. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from 1996-2000 in the HS 75 Emerald Knights squadron stationed in Jacksonville, FL. After being honorably discharged from the US Navy he furthered his education and enrolled at Mt. Ida College in Newton, MA where he received an associate degree in Mortuary Science graduating with Summa Cum Laude. Eric worked in the field as a funeral director and embalmer in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Michigan.
Eric was an avid Boston Bruins fan and he dearly loved his family and friends.
He will be deeply missed by his parents, Michael and Laurie Press with whom he lived and his two children, Trevor and Sophia Press. He is also survived by his sister, April Hodgen and her husband Jeff of Belchertown along with their two children, Jack and Nicholas. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home. Military honors will close the visitation at 7:00pm. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Eric's memory to The Helping Hands Cupboard Food Pantry, 18 Park St. in Belchertown, MA 01007.