Elisabeth A. “Bette” (Townsend) Richard


Elisabeth A. “Bette” (Townsend) Richard, 75, of West Yarmouth died September 6, 2015 at home after a brief illness. She was the wife of Harry L. Richard. Born in Acushnet, the daughter of the late Walter F. and Ruth E. (Robins) Townsend, she lived in Mattapoisett before moving to West Yarmouth. Mrs. Richard enjoyed spending […] Read more »

Robert A. Smith


Robert A. Smith, 65, of Rochester passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the New Bedford Health Care Center after a brief illness. He was the fiancé of Linda Lapre of Rochester. Born in Utica, NY, the son of the late Thomas and Vendela (Phillips) Smith, he grew up in Yorkville, NY and had lived […] Read more »

Judith E. (Pratt) Briggs


Judith E. (Pratt) Briggs, 71, of Marion, died August 27, 2015 in St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River. She was the wife of David A. Briggs and the daughter of the late Robert C. Pratt and Elizabeth (Robinson) Bazilian. She was born in Wareham and lived in Marion for over 50 years. Mrs. Briggs worked as […] Read more »

Sonja Fellman Stone

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Sonja Fellman Stone, 96, beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister-in-law, neighbor, friend, and role model, passed away peacefully in her Mattapoisett, MA family home. Sonja was born in Lexington, MA, daughter of William and Hildur Fellman, of Finland and Sweden. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 70 years, George E. Stone and […] Read more »

George Bruce West II


With family at his side, George Bruce West II died peacefully in the morning of August 20, 2015 in Plymouth, Mass. Bruce, as he was known, was born in Washington, DC, the son of Charles Krug West and Margaret Braitmayer West, on December 14, 1927. He graduated from St. Albans School in 1945 and from […] Read more »

Elisabeth (Rockafellow) Dyer


Elisabeth (Rockafellow) Dyer passed away peacefully at home on November 20, 2013 in Sun City, California. She was 96 years young and was the loving wife of Ralph Dyer for 45 years. Born in San Acacio, Colorado in 1916, she was the eldest daughter of four children of the late Charles and Hildegarde Rockafellow. Elisabeth […] Read more »

Arlene Clement Dexter

Arlene Clement Dexter, a young at heart 99, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on June 18, 2015 at home. Born in Hallowell, Maine, she was the widow of William Nye Dexter of Mattapoisett. Arlene was a graduate of Hallowell High School and Gates Business College. She lived in Maine until moving with her husband to […] Read more »

Nicholas Carr Bergstein


Nicholas Carr Bergstein, aged 20, died unexpectedly of a sudden illness on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. He leaves behind his parents Vickie Carr and Paul Bergstein of Mattapoisett. Nick graduated in June of 2014 from Old Rochester Regional High School. He planned to become a high school history teacher and had just finished his freshman […] Read more »

Roderick C. McIntire

Roderick C. McIntire, 70, of Mattapoisett died August 17, 2015 at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Vicki (Blanchard) McIntire. Born in Binghamton, NY, the son of the late Charles and Lillian V. (Sullivan) McIntire, he lived in Mattapoisett since 1954. He attended Fairhaven High School and graduated from […] Read more »

Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham


Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham, age 90, of Wareham, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Milford, NH, a son of the late Clayton R. and Eva L. (Mason) Ingraham, he had lived in Vermont and Marion before moving to Wareham in 1998. Dr. Ingraham served in the United States Army […] Read more »