William V. “Billy” Kennedy

William V. “Billy” Kennedy, 65, of Mattapoisett passed away Friday October 27, 2017. He was the husband of Beth (Langevin) Kennedy. Born and raised in Roslindale, he was the son of the late Vincent F. and Mabel E. (Howley) Kennedy. Billy lived in Walpole many years before retiring to Mattapoisett. He also wintered in Largo, […] Read more »

Rita (Desjardins) Lemlin

Rita (Desjardins) Lemlin, 94, died October 29, 2017 peacefully at the home of her daughter Julianne and son-in-law Roland Dufresne in Rochester, MA where she lived for the past eight years supported by her devoted caregivers. Born in New Bedford in 1923, the daughter of the late Ludger S. and Alma (Desmarais) Desjardins, Rita joined […] Read more »

Anna Elizabeth (Gifford) White

Anna Elizabeth (Gifford) White, age 90, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Ainsley Churbuck White with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Maxwell and Grace May (Hartley) Gifford. Anna was a 1945 graduate […] Read more »

Natalie Mae (Silsby) Sullivan

Natalie Mae (Silsby) Sullivan, 90, of Marion, died unexpectedly, Oct. 27, 2017 at Tobey Hospital, Wareham. She was the widow of the late James E. Sullivan and the daughter of the late Frederick W.and Helen M.(Buffington) Silsby. She was born in Fall River and lived in Fairhaven, Swansea, Lexington and Mattapoisett before moving to Marion […] Read more »

Marilyn C. (McLean) Keegan

Marilyn C. (McLean) Keegan, 83, of Rochester died October 20, 2017 at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of Walter Keegan. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late George and Frances (Hubbard) McLean, she was raised in Dorchester and lived in Natick for many years before moving to Mattapoisett and […] Read more »

Kenneth R. “Shank” Cacilhas

Kenneth R. “Shank” Cacilhas, 66, of Mattapoisett passed Friday, October 13, 2017 after a sudden illness in St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the former husband of Cheryl (Oliveira) Cacilhas. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Edward C. and Dorothy R. (Serpa) Cacilhas he lived in Dartmouth and spent most his life in […] Read more »

Bertha S. “Beth” (Salvucci) Kelley

Bertha S. “Beth” (Salvucci) Kelley, of Mattapoisett died October 16, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Roger E. Kelley. Born in Waltham, MA the daughter of the late Peter and Bertha (Pazzano) Salvucci, she lived in Weston, MA before moving to Mattapoisett in 1965. Mrs. Kelley graduated with honors from Fisher […] Read more »

William F. DeCosta

It is with a broken heart that we announce the passing our son William F. DeCosta on October 15, 2017 at the age of 26. Billy is survived by his loving parents, John and Marianne and his brother John. He had a beautiful family with his adoring partner Sarah Kaempf, his two boys, Jacoby and […] Read more »

Lois Jean (Paoletti) Pais

Lois Jean (Paoletti) Pais, 71, of Mattapoisett succumbed to complications from diabetes on October 9, 2017, dying peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Cumberland, MD, and after 30 years in Newton, MA has been a resident of Mattapoisett since 2006. She is preceded by her parents Luigi and Josephine Paoletti, […] Read more »

Charles Garrett Paulsen

Charles Garrett Paulsen, 80, of Marion died peacefully on October 14, 2017. He was the loving husband of Faith Paulsen. Born and raised in Spokane, WA, the son of the late Howard and Evelyn Paulsen, he resided in Marion most of his life. Charlie was a member of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church. He was the […] Read more »