John C. Bowman


John C. Bowman, 78, of Mattapoisett died May 6, 2015 unexpectedly at home. He was the beloved husband of Doreen Y. (Chieppa) Bowman with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Mattapoisett, the son of the late Alexander and Edna (Morrell) Bowman, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Mr. Bowman was […] Read more »

Flynn David Grinnan


Flynn David Grinnan, 26, died April 18, 2015. He was the son of Marjorie Buxton Grinnan of Mattapoisett and Lew Grinnan of San Diego, California. Flynn was attending the San Francisco Art Institute, where he was pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree. At the time of his death, his most recent work (large, striking […] Read more »

Roger Willis Hunt


Roger Willis Hunt, 64, of Wareham, Massachusetts passed away January 8, 2015. He died at home peacefully in his sleep. Roger was a graduate of Old Rochester High School. He grew up in Lexington and later lived in Marion, Carver and Wareham. He worked at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute as a seaman on the research […] Read more »

Elsie (Hanninen) Heleen


Elsie (Hanninen) Heleen, 93 of Rochester died May 1, 2015 at Our Lady’s Haven in Fairhaven, MA. She was the wife of the late Arthur Heleen who died in 1985 and the daughter of the late Johannes and Hannah (Leppaluoto) Hanninen. She was predeceased by her sister, Lilian Niemi. Elsie was born in Wareham and […] Read more »

John M. O’Leary


John M. O’Leary, 86, of Mattapoisett died May 1, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Palmyra (Silveira) O’Leary with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Michael J. and Edna M. (Metcalf) O’Leary, he was raised in Fairhaven […] Read more »

Louise S. (Hartley) Watling


Louise S. (Hartley) Watling, 94, of Rochester, died April 30, 2015 at home with her family by her side. She was the widow of the late William D. Watling and the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Lawrence) Hartley. She was born in Rochester and lived there all of her life. She graduated from […] Read more »

Elsie R. Silva


Elsie R. Silva, 91, of Mattapoisett passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Attorney Antone L. Silva former State Senator and Postmaster of New Bedford. Elsie was the daughter of the late John and Maria (Tavares) Ribeiro. She was born […] Read more »

Isabel Wisner Ford


Isabel Wisner Ford, 96, of Marion, Massachusetts passed away peacefully Sunday, April 26, 2015, under the loving care of the aides at Emeritus Dartmouth Village, Hospice and her eight children and nearby grandchildren. Born in 1918 in Eaglesmere, Pennsylvania, Isabel was the first of Harriet Kirkus Wisner and Paul Wisner’s three daughters. She grew up […] Read more »

Nancy (Oliveira) Weaver


Nancy (Oliveira) Weaver of Rochester, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at the Great Hill Dairy, 140 Delano Road, Marion, MA. For information or directions please call Barbara Cronin at (508) 748-2531. Read more »

Armand J. Cournoyer

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Armand J. Cournoyer, age 100, of Acushnet died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Blanche P. (Charest) Cournoyer with whom he shared 56 years of marriage and the beloved companion of the late Pauline Croteau for 17 years. Armand was […] Read more »