Richard Cunningham

Richard Cunningham, 77, died Monday, June 6th, 2016 at his summer home in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. He was the sweet, loving husband of Sarah DeWalt. Richard was born in Philadelphia, PA and spent many years in Texas before settling in Massachusetts. For the past ten years, he and Sally enjoyed retirement at their home on Hilton […] Read more »

Paul Smith Kohout

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Paul Smith Kohout, 86, long-time resident of Marion, MA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Born March 17, 1930 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. Beloved son of the late Otto and Annabelle (Smith) Kohout. Paul leaves his loving wife of 59 years, Joyce Ellen (Backus) Kohout. He is also survived by his […] Read more »

Margaret “Peggy” Coulson Smith


Margaret “Peggy” Coulson Smith, a long-time resident of Marion, passed away on December 9, 2015 at Sippican Health Care Center. Born in Medford, daughter of the late Margaret M. and John Coulson, Jr., she was raised in Winchester and was a graduate of Winchester High School and Westbrook Junior College. A loving wife, mother, sister, […] Read more »

William Peter Matthes, III


William Peter Matthes, III died unexpectedly on June 3, 2016 at Tobey Hospital, Wareham. He was 77 years old. Born in Newton and raised in Needham, he was the son of the late William P. Matthes, Jr. and Margaret K. (Fraser) Matthes. Mr. Matthes raised his three children in Walpole with his bride, Dolores. He […] Read more »

Horace S. Kenney Jr.


Horace S. Kenney Jr. (Hod) of Marion and Fall River, beloved husband of Mary M. Kenney, passed away on June 2, 2016. He is survived by: his daughter Dr. Susanna G. Russo and her husband Dwight D. Smith of San Francisco, CA; his two eldest sons Horace (Chad) S. Kenney III and his husband Vinit […] Read more »

Therese Carroll Gannon


Therese Carroll Gannon died on May 17th, 2016 at age 82 in St. Simon’s Island, GA, of pneumonia. Known as Terry, she was born in Worcester, MA, on October 5th, 1933 to Elizabeth and David Carroll. Terry is survived by her brothers Shaun Carroll and Kevin Carroll; their spouses Sandee and Lucy; her sister-in-law Sue […] Read more »

Michael D. Heath

Michael D. Heath died on May 30, 2016 after a long struggle with coronary disease. He was predeceased by his parents, George D. and Ruth L. Heath of Mattapoisett and his sister, Cheryl Marcosa of No.Fort Myers, FL. He is survived by his brother Stephen and his wife, Meredith, of Marion, his sister Rebecca Bacon and […] Read more »

Sallee Serpa


Sallee Serpa, 72, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Boston Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Albert F. & Bertha E. (Coggeshall) Serpa. Born in Middleboro, and lived in Marion her entire life. A graduate of Wareham High School, Class of 1961, Sallee worked at the Kittansett Club […] Read more »

Christina Kelsall Hingston


Christina Kelsall Hingston of Marion, MA, age 83, died May 25, 2016 from complications from a stroke. She also battled normal pressure hydrocephalus in recent years. Christina was born on August 29, 1932 in Birkenhead, England to Robert and Phoebe Turner. Her brother Robert and sister Glenys predeceased her. Like her siblings, she traveled widely […] Read more »

Donald C. “Woody” Wood


Donald C. Wood, affectionately known as “Woody” throughout his life, passed peacefully at Sippican Healthcare on May 22, 2016. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Marjorie, to whom he was married for over 66 years. He was the father of four daughters, Roxanne Roberts, Betsy Jackson, Dianne Wood, and Susan McMahon. Born to the late […] Read more »