Peter B. Hodges

Peter B. Hodges, 76, of Mattapoisett, died in peace on August 14, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Peter was born in Taunton, MA on March 9, 1941 to the late Sheldon B. & Jessie A. (Tillson) Hodges. Educated in Taunton Schools, he graduated from Taunton High School in 1958. He went on to […] Read more »

Richard J. Scarpellino

Richard J. Scarpellino, 85, of Marion, formerly of Ramsey, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 12, 2017. His loving companion, Josefa Simon, was at his side. Mr. Scarpellino was the husband of the late Rebecca Ann (Wilmington) Scarpellino. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of […] Read more »

Patricia A. Fleurent

Patricia A. Fleurent, 75, of Mattapoisett passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in St. Anne’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Leo H. Fleurent, Sr. and the Late Sophie (Wypych) Fleurent Pitta she lived most of her early and later years in the area, while also living in New Jersey for […] Read more »

Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo

Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo, 91, of New Bedford died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was the wife of the late Alexander B. Anselmo. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late John F. and Angelina F. (Mendez) DeMello, she lived in New Bedford and Mattapoisett for most of her life. She was a member of […] Read more »

Alice Seifert

Alice Seifert, 95, of Marion passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. Alice was the daughter of the late John J. and Martha (Geier) Seifert. She was a lifelong area resident and she worked as a bookkeeper. She is survived by a brother, Arthur Seifert and his wife […] Read more »

Neale Birdsall

Neale Birdsall of Duxbury, MA passed away in his home on August 3rd of complications from Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by his family. Neale was 86 years old. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Janice (Kealey) and their three children, Anne Kellogg of Holliston, MA, Gregg Birdsall and his wife Amy of […] Read more »

Wayne Oliviera

Wayne Oliviera, 71 years, passed peacefully on his own terms at home in Mattapoisett on Monday July 31, 2017, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. For 46 years he was the beloved husband of Ainse C. (Shuler) Oliviera and a devoted father to his children. He was born on Oct. 18, 1945 in New […] Read more »

Ken Watjen

A celebration of Life will be held for Ken Watjen on Saturday, August 19th at 1:00 pm, Cushing Cemetery (Acushnet Rd/Mendel Rd) Mattapoisett. A reception will follow from 2-3 p.m. at the home of Bruce and Bette Jean Rocha, 10 Wildwood Terrace, Mattapoisett. We welcome your presence in remembering Ken. Read more »

Matthew Craig Sherman

On Monday July 24th 2017, Matthew Craig Sherman, 39, departed this world for the next. Matthew was a much loved son, brother, and friend. Matthew grew up in Rochester, MA and was an excellent student and talented athlete, going on to play football at UNH, where he studied groundwater hydrology. He later pursued building as […] Read more »

Michael R. Horsley

Michael R. Horsley, 62, of Mattapoisett passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 in St. Luke’s Hospital after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Linda Nunes. Born in Fairhaven, son of Lillian (Fleurent) Horsley and the late Robert E. Horsley of Fairhaven he was a lifelong area resident. Mike […] Read more »