AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – The Town of Amherst is grieving the sudden loss of Amherst Town Manager John Musante Sunday morning. He was 53 years old.
Amherst select board member, Alisa Brewer, told 22News that Musante’s family informed her of his death Sunday. She said Musante had been town manager for five years and was previously the director of finance for the town. Brewer said Musante was respected not only in Amherst but throughout the state.
No word yet on the cause of Musante’s death.
According to the Town of Amherst’s website, the town manager is the chief administrative officer of town and is appointed by and responsible to the select board.