Ester Victoria (Peterson) Zeimetz

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Ester Victoria (Peterson) Zeimetz, a beloved wife and mother died on October 22, 2015 at Wingate at Reading, after a courageous battle with dementia. She was 92 years old. Ester was born October 8, 1923 in Boston, MA to the late Charles Richard and Talie Victoria (Zackrisson) Peterson. She grew up in Malden graduating from […] Read more »

George M. Barden Jr.


Long-time Mattapoisett resident George M. Barden Jr., musician, mineralogist, research genealogist, skilled carpenter/cabinetmaker, polymath, died September 28 2015, aged 97. His Big Band swing era arrangements and compositions were played by three dozen bands and performers, including a million-selling record among nearly 50 recordings of his arrangements. George M Barden Jr. was born on November […] Read more »

Hope Atkinson


Hope Atkinson, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015. She was the daughter of Hazel P. Tripp and Walter W. Atkinson and sister of Ruth S. Atkinson. For information on her Celebration of Life Service please rsvp to Katrina at or call the Waring-Sullivan Funeral Home in Dartmouth at 508-999-5100. For tributes visit   Read more »

Geraldine Randall Stewart

Born January 26, 1928 in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, Geraldine Randall Stewart died on Thursday, October 1, 2015 in the care of her family at home in Oberlin, Ohio. She grew up on a farm near the ocean and had an enduring curiosity for the natural world, which she passed on to her children and grandchildren. After […] Read more »

Richard S. Roszkiewicz

Richard S. Roszkiewicz, 81, of Marion died October 8, 2015 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Irene R. (Torres) Roszkiewicz. Born and raised in New Bedford, the son of the late Joseph and Victoria (Kalisz) Roszkiewcz, he had lived in Marion since 1972. He was formerly employed as a […] Read more »

Steven Faustino


Steven Faustino, 40, of Middleboro passed away peacefully at his home with his love, (Cindy Bell), beloved mother Irene Faustino, BFF (Cathy Hart) and the greatest nurse ever, (Lora) at his side. He was the beloved son of Joaquim A. Faustino and Irene (Martin) Faustino. Steve is survived by his brother Christopher Faustino of Rochester and […] Read more »

Nicholas J. Spinney

Nicholas J. Spinney, 75, of Tampa, FL and Mattapoisett, formerly of Needham, died Friday, October 9, 2015. Beloved husband for 50 years of the late Claire (Burke) Spinney, loving father of Donna Etchings and her husband Ted of Westwood, Nicholas Spinney Jr. and his wife Nancy of Wilmington, and David Spinney of Tampa, FL. Loving […] Read more »

Virginia L. (Nigro) Barry


Virginia L. (Nigro) Barry, 89, of Marion died October 1, 2015 peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and friends. Born and raised in Chelsea, “Ginny” was the daughter of the late Louis and Clara (Orlando) Nigro. In 1966, she settled at her home in Marion, where she raised her family with her husband. Virginia […] Read more »

Faye Elaine Miles

Faye Elaine Miles (75) ended her long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease on Oct. 5, 2015. Born in Bridgton, Maine she was the daughter of the late Ethel Claire (Barker) and Archibald Miles. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Barbara A. Meehan, of Wareham. For 28 years Faye taught PE at Old Rochester […] Read more »

James R. Oldfield


James R. Oldfield, 32, of North Easton died September 29, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was the fiancé of Kaitlin B. Hansen, originally from Mattapoisett. Born in Boston, the son of Janice L. (Feroli) Johnson and her husband Michael of Weymouth and the late Donald Oldfield. He lived in Quincy most […] Read more »