Margaret Jane (Connolly) McGonigle

Margaret Jane (Connolly) McGonigle, 84, of New Bedford, formerly of Mattapoisett, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 27, 2017. Born in New Bedford on May 12, 1933, she was the daughter of Francis and Genevieve Connolly. Mrs. McGonigle attended Framingham State College and worked for New England Telephone Company for several years before marrying John […] Read more »

Carolyn W. (Walsh) Donovan

Carolyn W. (Walsh) Donovan, 78, formerly of Mattapoisett and Fairhaven peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2017 at the Country Village Center in Lancaster, NH. She was the wife of the late Matthew J. Donovan, Jr., her loving husband of 32 years. Carolyn was born in New Bedford on July 23, 1938 the daughter […] Read more »

David B. Horton Sr.

David B. Horton Sr., 69 of Eastham died May 24, 2017 unexpectedly while on the waters of Cape Cod doing what he enjoyed. Born in Rockville Centre, NY, the son of the late George L. and Irene S. (Smith) Horton, he lived in Marion for 30 years before moving to Eastham. He was a member […] Read more »

Pauline “Polly” Anderson Sammis

Pauline “Polly” Anderson Sammis, 84, died peacefully on January 23, 2017, at her home in Bradenton Florida. Polly was born in 1932 in the town of Newton, MA, to her parents Herbert Theodore Anderson and Ellen Smith. Polly graduated from William Smith College in Geneva, NY in 1954 and went on to obtain her Masters […] Read more »

Anna J. (Reiniche) Wallace

Anna J. (Reiniche) Wallace, 95 of Mattapoisett died May 21, 2017 peacefully at St. Anne’s Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Manuel Gomes, Jr. and William J. Wallace. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Emile L. and Alice (Lefaivre) Reiniche, she was raised in Dartmouth. She […] Read more »

James Batcheller

James Batcheller of Henderson, Nevada and Fairbanks, Alaska passed away on February 20, 2017 of natural causes. Born on July 1, 1943 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Jim lived an active, productive, and fulfilling life. A retired Army Field Surgeon, he continued his medical practice in civilian life so as to accommodate his life-long interests in hunting, […] Read more »

Eleita Swallender Babbitt

Eleita Swallender Babbitt, 92 of Marion, died peacefully on April 27, 2017 at Autumn Glen in Dartmouth. She was the wife of the late James Babbitt. Born in Minneapolis MN, she was the daughter of Carl Gustav Swallender and Hulda Wilamena Innfelt. She was the youngest of seven children. After graduation, she moved with her […] Read more »

Lawrence P. Pangaro

Lawrence P. Pangaro, 92, a resident of Center Harbor, NH and, for a number of years, a former winter resident of Englewood, FL, died on May7, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born in Mingo Junction, OH to the late P. Charles and Angelina (Lebrandi) Pangaro. Following the death of his birth mother, he […] Read more »

Ann R. Washburn

Ann R. Washburn, 89, of Marion, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at her home.  She was the wife of the late Warren L. Washburn, Sr. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Charlotte (Kendall) and William Richards.  Mrs. Washburn was office manager for Washburn Electric, her family’s business, for many years. An […] Read more »

Martin A. Smith

Martin A. Smith, 94, of Mattapoisett, MA formerly of Wellesley, MA, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017 after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Florrie (Baybutt) Smith with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Martin had many jobs in his life including working for Hamersley Paper Co., Forstmann Woolen […] Read more »