Jean (Holland) Maher

Jean (Holland) Maher, 87, of Marstons Mills, affectionately known to many as ‘Dutchie’, passed away peacefully at home on October 28, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert N. Maher, formerly of Marstons Mills, her son, Peter S. Maher, also formerly of Marstons Mills, and […] Read more »

Charles (Chuck) Leon Gonneville

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Charles (Chuck) Leon Gonneville passed away on November 12, 2014 after a brief illness.  Chuck  lived his entire life in Rochester, MA.  He was a graduate of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School.  He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Ann (Ouellette) Gonneville and devoted father of Karen Elizabeth Gonneville.  He was employed by […] Read more »

Ruth (Perry) Bates


Ruth (Perry) Bates, wife, mother, teacher and lifelong student, completed her life’s journey on Wednesday, November 12 at home, surrounded by family and held in the Light by all who loved her. She was the loving wife and soulmate of Richard R. Bates for 44 years. Born in New Bedford, the first day of spring, […] Read more »

Lauraine (Ouimet) Laverdiere


Lauraine (Ouimet) Laverdiere, age 89, of Marion and formerly of New Bedford, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion. She was the wife of the late Gaston “Gus” Laverdiere, with whom she had shared 57 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Eugene and […] Read more »

Allen Leonard Sherman

Allen Leonard Sherman, 92, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Mattapoisett, MA, passed away on November 4, 2014 at Nemasket Health Care Center, Middleboro, MA after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Janet K. (Gardner) Sherman, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Allen was born in New Bedford, […] Read more »

Elinor May (Jackson) Akins

Elinor May (Jackson) Akins, 79, of Wareham died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a brief illness. Born in Wareham, she was the daughter of the late Robert M. & Helen G. (Ames) Jackson. Mrs. Akins worked as a housekeeper for Tabor Academy in Marion for several years. Mrs. Akins loved […] Read more »

Clark (Skip) Bailey

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Clark (Skip) Bailey 78 of Englewood, FL and Mattapoisett MA passed away Monday, October 13th, 2014 while at his Englewood Florida home. He was loving husband of Virginia (Ginnie) Marie (Markt) Bailey whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Skip was born March 29, 1936 in Palmer, MA to Charles and Carolyn (Worthington) Bailey. He […] Read more »

Benjamin A. Gilmore II

Benjamin A. Gilmore II, 66, of Rochester, beloved husband of Susan A. Gilmore, passed away on October 31 in Boston surrounded by his wife and daughters. Named after his grandfather, Ben was born November 2, 1947, and raised in Acushnet. Following graduation from Southeastern Massachusetts University (currently UMass-Dartmouth), he launched a successful career forming his […] Read more »

Patricia A. (Reynolds) Cathcart


Patricia A. (Reynolds) Cathcart, 79, of Wareham, died November 2, 2014 at Tobey Hospital. She was born in Augusta, ME and lived in Rockland, Maine and then in Mattapoisett and Wareham where she lived for the last 45 years. Mrs. Cathcart worked for Qui-Lok in Wareham and H.L. Bouton Company in Buzzards Bay for many […] Read more »

James S. Warburton

James S. Warburton, 69, of Mattapoisett died October 20, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late James S. and Stella M. (Glowacki) Warburton, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Survivors include two sisters, Norma M. Oste of New Bedford and Barbara L. Langlois of Mattapoisett; and […] Read more »