Barbara Edna DeTerra


Barbara Edna DeTerra, 84 of Rochester, MA passed away peacefully at her home on May 18, 2016 after a long illness. She leaves behind her husband of 49 years Raymond DeTerra of Rochester, MA; her daughter, Cynthia Eugenio of Leesburg, FL; her son, Raymond F. DeTerra and his wife Jennifer DeTerra of New Bedford, MA; […] Read more »

Nicole Kouhi Podkowa

Nicole Kouhi Podkowa, 42, of Marion died peacefully on Monday, May 16, 2016, at her home with her family at her side. Nicole was the loving wife of Dr. John J. Podkowa, Jr, her husband of 16 years, and devoted mother of Redmond and John Joseph (JJ). Born in Bristol, PA, to Fred A. and […] Read more »

Carol A. Taylor

Carol A. Taylor, 70, of Rochester passed away May 10, 2016 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation – Forestview. Ms. Taylor was born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Floyd W. and Evelyn (Winslow) Taylor, and was a lifelong resident of Rochester. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Rochester. She was […] Read more »

Pauline M. LeBlanc


Pauline M. LeBlanc of New Bedford, age 57, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 30, 2016. Born in Acushnet, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Ligia (Espinosa) LeBlanc. She lived in New Bedford all of her life. Survivors include her two sons: Michael deMedeiros, Jonathan DeMedeiros and his […] Read more »

Raymond G. LeBlanc


Raymond G. LeBlanc of Los Angeles, CA. age 70, passed away unexpectedly on March 1, 2016 in his residence after a period of declining health. Born in Acushnet, he was the son of the late Leo and Ligia (Espinosa) LeBlanc. He was raised and educated in New Bedford. Mr. LeBlanc served in the U.S. Navy. […] Read more »

Hamish C.F. Gravem


Hamish C.F. Gravem died suddenly at the age of 82 after a brief illness. He was born on January 19th, 1934 and raised in Orleans, Cape Cod and was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy class of 1952 and Harvard University class of 1956. He was a successful banker and an accomplished tennis player who […] Read more »

Elizabeth A. “Bette” Roberts


Elizabeth A. “Bette” Roberts, 88, of Mattapoisett died May 2, 2016 peacefully at home after a brief illness. Born in Utica, NY, the daughter of the late Lloyd V. and Jane (Thomas) Roberts, and was a graduate of the University of New York at Potsdam. She lived in Mattapoisett for the last 40 years. She […] Read more »

Alexandra “Xani” Coleman

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Alexandra “Xani” Coleman – July 5, 1988 – April 22, 2016 – Greenland, NH “Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another.” –Xani “I hope my best friends meet boys who love them as much as I love them, because sometimes I think they forget how well […] Read more »

Janet L. (Miller) Thackeray


Janet L. (Miller) Thackeray, 94, of Marion died April 27, 2016 peacefully at home after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Dementia. She was the beloved wife and best friend of the late Robert R. Thackeray, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Earl […] Read more »

Winifred Gibbs Blethen

Winifred Gibbs Blethen, 95, of Marion, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 after a brief illness. She was the widow of the late H. Tyler Blethen, Jr. Born in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Victor W. and Kathryn (Moriarty) Gibbs. A graduate of Wheaton College in Norton and Bridgewater State University, where she […] Read more »