Robert “Bob” McCarter

Robert “Bob” McCarter of Mattapoisett, MA, a World War II veteran, retired banker, husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away on March 7, 2017, at 91 years old. Born on July 6, 1925, in Hartford, Connecticut, to parents James and Marion (Arnold) McCarter. After graduating from William Hall High School in West Hartford, CT in […] Read more »

John L. Engel, Jr.

John L. Engel, Jr., 72 of Mattapoisett died March 12, 2017 peacefully at home. He was the husband of Janice R. (Turner) Engel. Born in Acushnet, the son of the late John L. and Rose (Antoon) Engel, he lived in Acushnet before moving to Mattapoisertt 20 years ago. Mr. Engel was a communicant of St. […] Read more »

Susan J. Zartman

Susan J. Zartman of Mattapoisett passed away March 8 at Forestview in Wareham. Susan was born April 20, 1936, in East Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Hal and Christine Tweed. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree, and Northeastern University, where she earned her master’s degree. In 1979, she and […] Read more »

Sharon Ann (Andrews) Bates

Sharon Ann (Andrews) Bates age 58, passed away Tuesday March 7th, 2017 surrounded by her family at Massachusetts General Hospital after battling a severe illness. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Robert, and 4 children, Suzanne Beauchemin and her husband Michael of Fairhaven, Aaron Bates and his wife Lindsay of Mattapoisett, Jessica Dzwilewski and […] Read more »

Sally Waring Buffinton

Sally Waring Buffinton, age 90, formerly of Marion, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully with family on March 1, 2017 in Plymouth. Sally was the loving wife of Thomas Howland Buffinton for 68 years. The daughter of the late Sumner J. Waring, Sr. and Louise (Borden)Waring and the step-daughter of the late Beatrice “Bea” (Frost) Haley Waring. […] Read more »

Marion-Edna F. Johnson

Marion-Edna F. Johnson, 90, a lifelong resident of Marion, passed away Thursday, March 2, at the Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion. Mrs. Johnson was the wife of the late Henry F. Johnson. She was born in Marion, the daughter of the late Norman W. and Hannah M. (Pittsley) Jenney. She attended Marion and Wareham Public […] Read more »

Virginia G. (Wilcox) Morgan

Virginia G. (Wilcox) Morgan, 91, of Mattapoisett passed away Wednesday February 22, 2017. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Morgan and the late Herbert L. Arral. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Daniel A. Wilcox and Gertrude E. (Phillips) Wilcox Garlington. She was a graduate of New […] Read more »

Spiros Aristides Papadakis

Spiros Aristides Papadakis, 75, of Monemvasia, Greece, formerly of Rochester, Massachusetts, passed away February 14th with his wife and relatives at his side after battling a year-long illness. A native of Greece and one of nine children, Spiros immigrated to United States in his twenties via Victoria, British Columbia. He worked double shifts as a […] Read more »

Elizabeth L. East

Elizabeth L. East, 61, of Mattapoisett died February 24, 2017. She passed on peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital, surrounded by her adoring family. She was the pride and joy of her husband, Douglas A. Williams, D.V.M. Born and raised in Natick, MA, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Francis A. and Ellen C. […] Read more »

Manuel C. Rosenfield

Manuel C. Rosenfield, retired history professor, Coast Guard officer and long-time resident of Mattapoisett, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 after a brief illness. An educator for nearly 60 years, Rosenfield was a former chairman of the UMass Dartmouth History Department, a former member of the Old Rochester Regional School Committee, and The Standard-Times 2014 Mattapoisett […] Read more »