Frances T. (O’Byrne) Duff


Frances T. (O’Byrne) Duff, 93, of Mattapoisett died December 19, 2014 at Sippican Health Care Center. She was the widow of the late John R. Duff. Born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Christopher and Sarah (O’Grady) O’Byrne, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church […] Read more »

James D. Hannigan


James D. Hannigan, 37, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 15, 2014 at home. Born in Plymouth, he was the son of Caren (Farrell) Hannigan and the late Rev. Lewis J. Hannigan. James had attended the former Calvary Christian School in Freetown. He worked as an installer for Grand Illusion Home Theater and […] Read more »

George A. DeMello


George A. DeMello of Falmouth, passed away in the Falmouth Hospital surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. He was 77. He was the beloved husband of Shirley (Ransom) DeMello of 58 years. George was born in New Bedford, MA, the son of the late George and Marie (Arnold) DeMello. He served as […] Read more »

Harry M. Carlson, Jr.


Harry M. Carlson, Jr., 65, of Wareham, died Dec. 15, 2014 at home. He was the son of the late Harry M. Carlson, Sr. and Linnea M. (Lawson) Carlson. He was born in Wareham and lived there all of his life. Mr. Carlson graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion, Dean Junior College and Kent State […] Read more »

Allen Thurston Parker


Allen Thurston Parker, 85, of Mattapoisett, died December 17, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Shirley J. (Corey) Parker and the son of the late Mabel (Tripp) and Robert E. Parker. Born and lived at Pine Hill Farm in Acushnet until joining the Army during the Korean conflict, served as a sergeant in the […] Read more »

Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney


Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney, age 78, of Fall River, passed away suddenly from cardiac arrest on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River. Father Mullaney is a native of Fall River and son of the late Joseph E. Mullaney and the late retired Judge Beatrice Hancock Mullaney. An alumnus of […] Read more »

Gerald “Butch” F. Silva


Gerald “Butch” F. Silva, age 70, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Susan (Bellotti) Silva, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Acushnet, the son of the late Frank and Irene (Longtin) Silva, he was a life-long resident of the area. […] Read more »

Philip John Tully


Philip John Tully made a peaceful transition from this mortal life to the eternal hereafter on Wednesday December 10, 2014 surrounded by the tender care of family and friends in the home in Mattapoisett that he loved. He was born May 24, 1953 in New Britain, CT. He was the son of the late George […] Read more »

Roger E. Kelley


Roger E. Kelley, 93, of Mattapoisett died December 5, 2014 at home. He was the husband of Bertha S. (Salvucci) Kelley. Born in St. Francis, ME, the son of the late Charles and Stella (Sirois) Kelley, he lived in Weston, MA before moving to Mattapoisett in 1964. He attended the University of Maine and graduated […] Read more »

Antonio Pereira, Jr.

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Antonio Pereira, Jr., 88, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday December 3, 2014. He was the husband Theresa E. (Cambra) Pereira; they had been married for 37 years. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Antonio and Maria (Alcrim) Pereira. Until his retirement, Mr. Pereira was employed […] Read more »