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Edward R. Nick, 81, of Marion died January 9, 2017 at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness.
He was the husband of Barbara (Detmer) Nick, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.
Born in Bridgeport, CT, the son of the late Louis J. and Jeanne (Beaudin) Nick, he lived in Connecticut before retiring to Marion 13 years ago.
Mr. Nick enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, clamming and fishing. He was an avid hockey fan and loved the game of golf. He enjoyed cooking grand meals to share with family and friends. His biggest passion in life was enjoying time with family and friends and helping people in any way he could.
Mr. Nick served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Kevin Nick and his wife Kelly of Tolland, CT; a daughter, Kimberly Owens and her husband Patrick of Carlsbad, CA; 5 grandchildren, Cameron, Caleb, Hayden, Brennan and Ailish.
He was the father of the late Douglas Nick.
Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit

Scott L. Almeida, age 51 of Acushnet, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017, after a brief illness.
Born in New Bedford, he was the son of Leonard and Joyce (Barcroft) Almeida. Scott spent 22 years employed by D. W. White as a machine operator. He adored his family and dog Rusty. He got a rush out of anything with an engine and enjoyed fishing and having campfires. Scott was most proud of his 3 daughters and his many accomplishments in the construction field. Scott was an enthusiastic member of I.U.O.E. Local 4.
He is survived by his parents; three daughters, Shawna R. Almeida of Mattapoisett, Meghan E. Almeida and Chris Madeira of New Bedford and Kristin L. Almeida and Matthew Cobb of Acushnet; his beloved longtime companion Janice M. Richard of Acushnet, three step-children, 4 granddaughters, and was thrilled to be expecting his first grandson.
His Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Rock Funeral Home,1285 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford. Visitation prior 3:00PM to 6:00PM. Burial private. Relatives and friends invited. For tributes and directions:

Bernadette D. (Donoghue) Weber, 93, of Marion, formerly of Westwood, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Sippican Health Care Center in Marion. She was the beloved wife of Ernest W. Weber.
Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Stewart) Donoghue. Mrs. Weber worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for Western Electric Co. Mrs. Weber also worked as bookkeeper for the New England Patriots during the time when Billy Sullivan owned the team.
Survivors include her husband Ernest; her son, William E. Weber and his wife Susanne of Marion and Long Boat Key, FL; her daughter, Jean Connelly and her husband Michael of Weymouth; her grandchildren, William Weber, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Walpole, Cheryl Ann Redmond and her husband Scott of Richmond, VA, Michael R. Weber and his wife Kristen of Medfield, Kathleen Connelly of Weymouth and Ryan Connelly and his wife Kelly of South Boston. Also surviving are 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, January 16, 2017 at St. Rita's Church, Front St., Marion. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion. Visiting hours were held Sunday at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham.
Donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

Peter W. Kodis, Jr., 79, of Mattapoisett died Monday, January 16, 2017. He was the husband of Roberta Joyce (Maxon) Kodis.
Born in Norwood, son of the late Peter Kodis, Sr. and Marcella (Hobitz) Kodis, he lived in Norwood until joining the U.S. Coast Guard after high school. He then moved to Mattapoisett where his lived for the rest of his life.
MKCS Kodis served in the United States Coast Guard for 21 years until his retirement. He was then employed by Burr Brothers Boats, Inc. in Marion for 25 years.
He was a member of the National Maritime Historical Society, Naval Institute, Civil War Trust, Central Virginia Battlefield Trust, Cape and Islands Orchid Society, New Bedford Coin Club, Fin, Fur & Feather Club of Mattapoisett, and the Chief Petty Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Peter W. Kodis, III and his wife Rosemarie of New Bedford; and two grandchildren, Alexandra and Harrison.
A private interment will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Visiting hours are omitted.

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