Manuel C. Rosenfield

Manuel C. Rosenfield, retired history professor, Coast Guard officer and long-time resident of Mattapoisett, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 after a brief illness. An educator for nearly 60 years, Rosenfield was a former chairman of the UMass Dartmouth History Department, a former member of the Old Rochester Regional School Committee, and The Standard-Times 2014 Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Marion Anne (Nicholson) Cannon

Marion Anne (Nicholson) Cannon, 81, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on Friday February 24, 2017 at Sippican Healthcare Center after a long illness.  She was the wife of the late Don E. Cannon. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late George and Helen (Beaton) Nicholson, she was a 1953 graduate of Dedham High School.  She met […] Read more »

Raymond Edward Wilson, Jr.

Raymond Edward Wilson, Jr., 86, of Mattapoisett passed away Monday February 20, 2017 at the Royal of Fairhaven after a long illness. He was the husband of Betty J. (King) Wilson, Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late Raymond E. Wilson and Ethel (Harris) Wilson Brown, he lived in Mattapoisett for […] Read more »

Joseph P. McCarthy

Joseph P. McCarthy, 97, of Annapolis, MD, formerly of Rochester, MA died Feb. 17, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. He was the husband of the late Marie R. (Florentine) McCarthy and the son of the late James W. and Catherine (Bagley) McCarthy. He was born in New York, New York and lived in Rochester for many […] Read more »

Mary G. (Murphy) Whalen

Mary G. (Murphy) Whalen, 96, of Rochester, formerly of New Bedford passed away Saturday February 18, 2017 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late John W. Whalen. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Edward D. and Margaret G. (Gibbons) Murphy, she lived in New Bedford for nine decades […] Read more »

Robert E. Furtado

Robert E. Furtado, 88, of Mattapoisett died February 12, 2017 at Sippican Health Care Center surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Joanne (Chittenden) Furtado. The youngest of four children, he was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Charles P. and Mary (Mendonza) Furtado, he was raised in […] Read more »

Roger F. Sites

Roger F. Sites, 93, of Fall River, formerly of Brockton, died after a long illness. He was a resident of the Crawford Nursing Home, and formerly lived in the Montello section of Brockton for his entire life. Born in February 9, 1924, he was the son of John George Sites and Katherine Daley Sites. He […] Read more »

Professor Walter Mierzejewski

Professor Walter Mierzejewski, 91, of Dartmouuth, formerly of Mattapoisett, died January 29, 2017 at St Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Andrew Mierzejewski and the late Kathyrn (Bryda) Mierzejewski. He was the brother of the late Edward Mierzejewski and the late Helen (Mierzejewski) Jako. […] Read more »

Evelyn (Braga) Duff

Evelyn (Braga) Duff, 72, entered into eternal peace surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of John R. “Jack” Duff, Jr. with whom she shared 47 years of marriage. Evelyn was born on May 27, 1944 in Fairhaven, daughter of […] Read more »

Tucker Adam Francis

Tucker Adam Francis (19) died on January 31st in a snorkeling accident in the Virgin Islands. He lost consciousness while free diving, a condition called “shallow-water blackout.” He was spending the winter of his gap year working as the chef on Tabor Academy’s schooner, the Tabor Boy, during the Caribbean Studies program. In the fall […] Read more »