Tyler S. Ayan

Tyler S. Ayan, 22, of Marion died June 24, 2017 after injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born in Boston and lived in Marion for many years. Tyler graduated from Old Rochester Regional High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Rhode Island last […] Read more »

Donald H. Chase

Donald H. Chase, 92, of Mattapoisett died June 19, 2017 peacefully at his son’s home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline K. (Key) Chase and Barbara (Jason) Chase. Born in Taunton, son of the late William and Helen (Graves) Chase, he lived in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett for most of […] Read more »

Carolyn (Skeie) Bendiksen

Carolyn (Skeie) Bendiksen, 78, of Mattapoisett, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017, at Tobey Hospital, in Wareham, after a long illness. She was the widow of Ole Jon Bendiksen. Born in New Bedford, MA the daughter of the late Andrew S. and Ragnhild (Matland) Skeie, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Andrew […] Read more »

Clifford Peter FitzGerald

Clifford Peter FitzGerald, 78, of Atlantis, FL and Mattapoisett, MA passed away at his home on June 13, 2017, from natural causes. Born in Newton, MA, the son of the late Helen (Carey) FitzGerald and John Joseph FitzGerald, he attended Newton High School where he met the love of his life, Ginnie Milott, on Christmas […] Read more »

William W Claflin, Jr.

William W Claflin, Jr., born on 8 Aug 1937 in Boston, to William W. & Ruth (Putnam), died peacefully at home with his dear friends and caregivers, Janice and George Bassett, after a brief hospitalization.  Bill, a life long resident of Marion, qualifies as an original “townie”. Shortly after graduating from Northwood School, Lake Placid, New York, Bill […] Read more »

Lucy P. (Rinaldo) Napoli

Lucy P. (Rinaldo) Napoli, 88, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Marion after a long illness. She was the wife of Lt. Colonel Joseph F. Napoli, Sr. (US Army, Retired). They had been married for 62 years. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late […] Read more »

David Chaloner Durfee

David Chaloner Durfee, age 72, of Mattapoisett, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of the late Edna Elizabeth (George) Durfee. Born in Fall River, the son of Ruth (Dearden) Durfee-Nolan of Fall River and the late Chaloner Durfee, he was a 1961 graduate of […] Read more »

William J. Flanagan

William J. Flanagan, 78 of Rochester died June 10, 2017 peacefully at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jeanne L. (DeVirgilio) Flanagan. Born in Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Madeline (Brack) Flanagan, he lived in Plainville, MA for many years before retiring to Rochester. Mr. Flanagan […] Read more »

Patricia L. (Govoni) Allard

Patricia L. (Govoni) Allard, 79 of Mattapoisett died June 8, 2017 peacefully at Brookdale Dartmouth Village. She was the wife of Edwin Warner Allard. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Louis and Juliette (Dias) Govoni, she was raised in Fairhaven and lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. Mrs. Allard was formerly […] Read more »

Lawrence Dale McAtee

Lawrence Dale McAtee, 96, of Marion died June 2, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Alvera Mae (Sander) McAtee. Born in Viola, IL, he was the son of the late Rolla B. and Lena B. (Terrey) McAtee.  He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1948 and has lived in Marion since 2003.  […] Read more »