Brian E. Pinette

TURNER FALLS, Mass. – Brian E. Pinette, 65, of 7th Street, passed away on Wednesday May 18, 2022 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. He was born in Augusta on August 11, 1956, the son of Joseph and Gloria (Dowe) Pinette. A software developer with a PhD in robotics, he was always an early adopter with an interest in new technologies. He was also a voracious reader, and avid gardener, and adventurous cook and homebrewer, and creative with a variety of home improvement projects. He also enjoyed CrossFit and meditation.Brian was a generous spirit and active in the community in a variety of ways. He enjoyed attending conferences on both cutting edge scientific developments and paranormal activity. He was predeceased by three siblings, Gregory, Scott, and Lori; and his parents Joseph and Gloria; and is survived by his two children, Luke Pinette and Jed Kundl; the three children of his late sister, Derry, Moira, and Ian Salewski; and by his cat, Koko. A Celebration of Life will be held at Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Square Turners Falls on Saturday June 11, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. For condolences, please visit In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Brian’s name may be made toInternational Rescue Committee,122 E 42nd St.,New York, NY 10168or

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