In Memoriam – Allen Tautznik Jr.

Easthampton, MA — Allen Robert Tautznik, Jr. (Little Al) of Easthampton passed away December 28, 2021 at the age of 33. He was born February 4, 1988 in Northampton, MA, and he attended Easthampton Public Schools.

Little Al enjoyed fishing and target shooting with his father, in addition to playing pool, horseshoes, cards and hanging out by the campfire with family and friends. He was an avid Denver Broncos fan and was never one to shy away from talking smack when his Broncos beat your team. He had an infectious smile, a huge heart and was always there to lend a hand to whoever needed it.

He leaves behind his father, Allen R. Tautznik, Sr., of Easthampton, MA, mother, Jennifer Lyons, of Northampton, MA, grandparents, John and Patricia Tautznik of Easthampton, MA, sister Krystal Ruscoe and husband Donald, his beloved niece and nephew, Madison and Donald Ruscoe V of Chicopee, MA, uncles John Tautznik and Christopher Tautznik, cousins, Clint Tautznik and Brittni Tautznik, in addition to many great uncles, great aunts, many cousins.

There will be a private service with a Celebration of Life at the family’s convenience.

In Little Al’s memory donations can be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 1525, Ranson, WV 25438, or via online at!/donation/checkout?c_src=lttr-home

Or to the Northampton Survival Center, 265 Prospect Street, Northampton, MA 01060, or via online at

The Graham Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 18 Adams Street, Easthampton, has honorably and proudly been entrusted with Allen’s care and sevices. For online condolences please visit ,

Published by Daily Hampshire Gazette on Jan. 4, 2022.