James F. Braden

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James F. Braden, age 83, died on April 2, 2015. Late of Olympia Fields, formerly of Mattapoisett, MA. Beloved son of the late James Braden and Alfreida nee Peterson. Beloved husband of Joan Braden nee Griffin for 58 years. Dear father of Colleen (Louis) Garafalo, James D., John (Julia), Brian and Katie Braden. Cherished grandfather […] Read more »

Roy H. Rehbein

Roy H. Rehbein, 88, of Marion, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Kindred Transitional Care at Forestview. He was the husband of Edith (Barrows) Rehbein. Born in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Bernice (Richardson) and Roy H. Rehbein, Sr. Mr. Rehbein lived in Hopedale for many years before moving to Marion […] Read more »

John Lockwood

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Memorial service for John Lockwood will be held on Saturday, May 2nd at 1pm at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church St. Read more »

David Carey Shanks

David Carey Shanks (75) of Vero Beach, FL, peacefully passed away April 8, 2015 in Vero Beach. Born August 2, 1939 in Indianapolis, IN, he was the elder son of John Amos Shanks and Jane Marie Griesser. Dave is survived by his beloved wife, Rosalie Shadle Shanks. Additional survivors include his daughter, Nanon Shanks Olson […] Read more »

Jeffrey Mark Stopka

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Jeffrey Mark Stopka, 58, formerly of Rochester, MA, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 10, 2015 at his home. Jeffrey was born in Acushnet, Massachusetts on March 17, 1957 to Henry Stopka and the late Nancy Lake Stopka. He was employed by the United States Air Force as the manager of the base commissary. Jeffrey […] Read more »

Marie A. (Berardi) Bourdon

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Marie A. (Berardi) Bourdon, 63, of Mattapoisett died April 9, 2015 at New Bedford Rehabilitation Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of Robert W. Bourdon. Born in Newton, MA, the daughter of the late Augusto and Mary (Rufo) Berardi, she was raised in Watertown before moving to Mattapoisett in 1978. Mrs. Bourdon […] Read more »

David Henry Owen

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David Henry Owen, of Rochester (formerly of Taunton), died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Life Care of Raynham. He was 90 years old. Born in Taunton, on December 12, 1924. He was the loving husband of the late Elizabeth R. (Ruble) Owen. The youngest of 6, Mr. Owen was a graduate of Taunton High School, […] Read more »

Leonard M. Bejtlich

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Leonard M. Bejtlich passed away on March 31 at 80 years of age after a brief illness. He is survived by his second wife Nancy J. Bejtlich of Jonestown Texas and his three children Michael M. Bejtlich of Rochester MA, Nancy A. Benson of Mattapoisett MA, and Amy A. Silva of Marstons Mills MA, and […] Read more »

Dennis Burns

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Mr. Dennis Burns, 61, beloved husband of Angela MacDonald, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 30th 2015. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late James and Audrey Burns. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1971. He is survived by his wife Angela, […] Read more »

Mary (Perry) Montelli

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Mary (Perry) Montelli, 90, of Fairhaven passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Our Lady’s Lady’s Haven, in Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Charles Montelli. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joaquim Pereira and the late Adeline (Barros) Perry, she grew up in Mattapoisett and lived in New York […] Read more »