William J. Johnson

William J. Johnson, 68, of Mattapoisett died June 10, 2018 unexpectedly at home. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Owen L. and Lillian (Normandin) Johnson, he grew up in Fairhaven, but lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Although he spent time as a photographer in Detroit, the majority of his life […] Read more »

Beatrice W. Taber

Beatrice W. Taber, 98, of Rochester died Monday, June 4, 2018 at Country Gardens Health & Rehabilitation, Swansea. Born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Carl E. and Edith E. (Carey) Taber. She lived many years in New Bedford before settling in Rochester in 1951. Miss Taber served in the United States Marine Corps during […] Read more »

Frank J. Tomkiewicz

Frank J. Tomkiewicz, 88, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Viola (Raymond) Tomkiewicz with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Dartmouth, he was the son of the late Michael Tomkiewicz and Angelina (Koshiba) Tomkiewicz. He graduated […] Read more »

Hilda B. (Braz) Harrop

Hilda B. (Braz) Harrop, 87, of Mattapoisett passed away Monday June 11, 2018 after a brief illness. She was the wife of William M. Harrop, the love of her life. They had been married for 51 years. Born in Dartmouth, the daughter of the late John and Emilia (Dias) Braz, she lived in Glastonbury, CT […] Read more »

Maurice “Mudgie” Tavares

Maurice “Mudgie” Tavares passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Care One healthcare facility in New Bedford. Mudgie was the son of the late Alfred Tavares and the late Minnie Fermino, and the step-son of the late Charles A. Fermino, Sr. Born in Mattapoisett on April 13, 1931, Mudgie was given his […] Read more »

Lois Martin

Lois Martin, 90, passed away on June 4, 2018 in Dover, New Hampshire. Lois spent her childhood in Mattapoisett, attending Center School and graduating from Fairhaven High School in 1947. After graduating from Dean Academy and Katherine Gibbs School, she moved with her mother, Martha M. Martin, to Dover, New Hampshire to join her brother […] Read more »

Richard Mello, Jr.

Richard Mello, Jr., age 56, passed away, Thursday June 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the son of the late Richard Mello, Sr. and Shirley Ann (O’Brien) Mello. Born in New Bedford, he graduated from Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, class of 1979. He worked as a Machinist and Construction worker […] Read more »

Joanna “Jenny” DeLuz

Joanna “Jenny” DeLuz, 85, of Mattapoisett died June 6, 2018 at Sippican Health Care Center. Born in Mattapoisett, the daughter of the late Candidio and Mary J. (Lima) DeLuz, she lived in Mattapoisett all of her life. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. Jenny was formerly employed by Aerovox before retiring from Acushnet […] Read more »

Bernadette (Bernie) Borelli

Bernadette (Bernie) Borelli of Mattapoisett formerly of Newton, passed peacefully at home on June 1st after a long illness. Beloved wife of Robert, devoted mother of Michelle Chrisafideis, Christopher Borelli, John Borelli and Noelle Borelli, Loving Grammy of Danielle and Anthony Borelli of Walpole, MA, Isabella, Sofia and Alexandra Chrisafideis of Ashland, MA. Private burial […] Read more »

Steven C. Johansen

Steven C. Johansen, 61, of Mattapoisett, passed away unexpectedly at home Monday, May 28, 2018. He was the husband of 36 years, of Lisa A. (Carey) Johansen. Born in Acushnet, son of the late Carl Johansen and Lila (Warburton) Galipeau, he grew up in Fairhaven and settled in Mattapoisett 25 years ago. He was a […] Read more »