Marjorie Louise Wood

Marjorie Louise Wood died peacefully January 25, 2014 following a brief decline in health. The wife of Donald Wood (Woodie), she was the mother of four daughters, Roxanne Roberts , Betsy Jackson, Dianne Wood, and Susan McMahon; and the grandmother to the source of her greatest joy, her grandchildren, Caitlin Roberts, Megan Ocampo, Sarah Lake-Johnson, […] Read more »

William F. Manley


William F. Manley age 76 of Brookline and a former summer resident of Mattapoisett passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 following an extended illness. He was the beloved husband of Vassiliki Lascarides-Manley. Born in Boston on September 3, 1937 he was the son of the late Edward and Eva Marie (Vancavage) Manley. He graduated […] Read more »

Priscilla L. (Billard) Newell


Priscilla L. (Billard) Newell, 90, of Onset, died January 23, 2014 in the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center – Forestview. She was the widow of the late Brayton Newell and the daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Ransom) Billard. She was born in Onset and lived there all of her life. Mrs. Newell […] Read more »

Dana Moore Dourdeville


Dana Moore Dourdeville was born December 27, 1992, and lived his whole life in Marion, Massachusetts. He died on December 31, 2013. Dana is survived by his mother, Karen, father, Tad and brother, Jared, as well as treasured aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by a core group of fiercely loyal and loving […] Read more »

Nathan B. Nye, Sr.


Nathan B. Nye, Sr., 81, of Marion, died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Boston Medical Center. He was the husband of Rosalind F. (Abreu) Nye. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Florence E. (Parker) & Ichabod H. Nye. Living in Rochester for a few years, Mr. Nye was a longtime […] Read more »

Joseph L. Oliveira


Joseph L. Oliveira, 90, of New Bedford died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Forestview Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Anna E. (Grover) Oliveira and the son of the late Abel P. Oliveira and Beatriz L. Cabral Oliveira. He was an avid musician for all his life and […] Read more »

Stella (Xifaras) Strules


Stella (Xifaras) Strules, age 95, of Mattapoisett and formerly of New Bedford, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Strules for 62 years. Born in New Bedford in 1918 she was the youngest daughter of 8 children of the late Elias and Kanella […] Read more »

James Lester


James Lester, age 59, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2014 with his family at his side after a long illness at a Bangor Health Care Facility. Jim was raised and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett, MA.  He enjoyed golf, fishing with special friends and family events.  Jim was an owner operator truck […] Read more »

Norman L. Turcotte

Norman L. Turcotte, age 92, of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013 with family members by his side. He was born on May 27, 1921 in Belmont, New Hampshire to the late Alcide G. and Rose L. (Gagnon) Turcotte. Norman was raised in Belmont, N.H. and graduated from Belmont High […] Read more »

Dorothy C. Baker


Dorothy C. Baker, 99, of Fairhaven and Hingham, died January 3, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Leslie W. Baker and the devoted daughter of the late James and Emma (Paul) Gleason. Born in New Bedford, she graduated from New Bedford High School and Bridgewater State Teachers College. Mrs. Baker taught English […] Read more »