Patricia A. Hotte

Patricia A. Hotte, 73, of Rochester, died Sept. 13, 2018 at home after a long illness. She was the wife of Lawrence J. Ferreira and the daughter of Edna L. (Loring) Hotte and the late Ernest G. Hotte. She was born in Casper, Wyoming and grew up in New Bedford. She lived in Rochester for […] Read more »

Thomas A. Dutra

Thomas A. Dutra, 67, of Wareham, died Sept. 14, 2018 at home. He was the husband of the late Pamela R. (Ponte) Dutra and the son of the late Leonard F. Dutra Sr. and Margery M. (Kenyon) Dutra. He was born in New Bedford and lived in Acushnet then in Mattapoisett for many years before […] Read more »

Jane R. Martin

On June 6, 2018, Jane R. Martin our loving matriarch, daughter, wife, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away at the age of 77. Jane was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Marion Rothwell, her son Michael R. Martin, and her grandson Joey Martin. Jane is survived by her husband of 57 years […] Read more »

Robert A. “Bob” Connelly

Robert A. “Bob” Connelly, 80, of Rochester, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Vibra Hospital in New Bedford. Born in Boston and raised in Milton, he was the son of the late Thomas G. Connelly, M.D., and Alice (Molzon) Connelly. Bob is survived by his dedicated companion, Mary Keating of Rochester; […] Read more »

Laura Eva “Smith” Lebeau

Laura Eva “Smith” Lebeau, age 66, passed on August 27, 2018 at home in Fall River after a lengthy illness. She was born and raised in Rochester, MA. Laura was proceeded in death by her parents Alexander J. Smith and Marjorie M. Smith, her daughter Laura Ann Lebeau, and her brother Joseph A. Smith. She […] Read more »

Hormidas R. “Butch” Boucher

Hormidas R. “Butch” Boucher, age 99 of Rochester, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Nemasket Healthcare Center in Middleboro, MA, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Doris (Barrett) Boucher to whom he had been happily married for 71 years. Born in New Bedford, youngest child of the late Victor […] Read more »

Richard Edward Cole

Richard Edward Cole, 68, of Mattapoisett, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 29, after a period of failing health. Rick was born in Brockton, MA on May 14, 1950 (Mother’s Day that year) and grew up in Bridgewater, graduating from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School in 1968. After graduation, he served 4 years in the US […] Read more »

Lorraine (Vasconcelles) Rodrigues

Lorraine (Vasconcelles) Rodrigues, 85, of Mattapoisett died August 29, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Charles Rodrigues. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Antone and Clara (Sousa) Vasconcelles, she lived in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1969. Mrs. Rodrigues was […] Read more »

Francis “Frank” Charles Beatriz & Betsey Winslow (Perkins) Beatriz

It is with great sadness and broken hearts, that the Beatriz and Perkins’ families suddenly lost their treasured Francis “Frank” Charles Beatriz, 56, of Mattapoisett, on Monday, August 27, 2018. His beloved wife of 24 years, Betsey Winslow (Perkins) Beatriz, 55, passed unexpectedly later that day. Frank was born and raised in New Bedford, the […] Read more »

Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse

The family of Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse announce their cremation interment at Rochester Center Cemetery. “Joe” passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018 and “Tuddie” passed away peacefully on August 12, 2012. “Joe” was well-known for his wonderful furniture restoration, repair, and chair caning. Before his retirement, he was […] Read more »