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Richard V. Cutcliffe, 91, of Rochester, died Monday, May 11, 2015 at his home. He was the husband of Jeanne A. (Verdi) Cutcliffe.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Joseph & Alice (Clifford) Cutcliffe. A previous resident of Hanson, he moved to Rochester in 1992.
Mr. Cutcliffe worked for New England Telephone, first as a cable splicer and lineman before becoming an advertising salesman for N.E.T. Yellow Pages. He was a World War II, U.S. Army veteran serving from 1943 to 1946.
Mr. Cutcliffe was the former owner of the Dundee Mountain Ski Lodge in Conway, NH.
Survivors include his wife Jeanne and his children, Rick Cutcliffe and Susan Cutcliffe both of Rochester. He was predeceased by his daughter, the late Janet Cutcliffe.
His funeral service was held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Falmouth. Visiting hours were held on Friday at the funeral home.
Donations in his memory may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc. of MA., 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.
Barbara Marion Trundy, Sowden, Sell, Anderson died peacefully in her sleep on January 25, 2015 at the age of 94. She was born in Providence Rhode Island March 20, 1920, the child of Florence and Harry Trundy. Always a force to be reckoned with, she became the youngest member of the Providence Chamber of Commerce by owning her own variety store called Barbara's Variety Store on Eddy St when she was a teenager.
Married three times (Milton Sowden, Norbet Sell, and David Anderson) she was the mother of five sons Peter Sowden, Paul Sowden, Bert Sell, Barry Sell, and Bradley Sell. She considered Peter's wife Lorraine and her niece Susan Hallihan to be the daughters she never had. She was a good mother in law to her sons wife's and a good godmother to Cynthia Burns, who made her godmother an important part of her life.
She was a grand mother to 11 grandchildren, Christine, Peter, Mark, Benjamin, and Emily Sowden, Kendra, Kurt, Eric, Dana, Courtney and Shannon Sell.
She also had twelve great grandchildren Justin, Sofia, Peter, Owen, Jacob, James, Naomi, Ethan, Sam, Addison, Shaylen and Baron.
Barbara was also an avid cook, member of Marion Congregational Church, and was involved in its many organizations through the years. She was a loving mother who was also strict. She will be greatly missed.
Her service will be June 27, 2015 at the Evergreen Cemetery for family only, at 10:00 am. Collation will be at the First Congregational Church of Marion Community Center at 144 Front St Marion at 11:30. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the First Congregational Church of Marion Box 326 02738 att Penny Pinchers.
John G. Perry, 80, of Marion died May 17, 2015 at home after a courageous battle with cancer while surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Claudette D. (Sirois) Perry and the son of the late Jerry and Roseanne (Leger) Perry.
He was born in Marion and lived there all of his life. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army.
Mr. Perry worked as union laborer for local 385 in New Bedford for many years before retiring.
He was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church in Mattapoisett, a member of the Marion Social Club and the Benjamin D. Cushing VFW Post 2425. He enjoyed gardening, masonry and building stonewalls.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Claudette D. (Sirois) Perry; a son, John G. Perry Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Fairhaven; a daughter, Debra Ann Perry of Dartmouth; a sister, Adeline Boys of Wareham; 2 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.
His funeral was held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Rita's Church, Front St., Marion. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
Visiting hours were held Tuesday at the funeral home.
Donations in his memory may be made to Southcoast Hospice, 200 Mill Rd., Fairhaven, MA 02719 or to the Marion Social Club, 44 Pumping Station Road, Marion, MA 02738.
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