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Flynn David Grinnan, 26, of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.
A memorial service will be held at the Wickenden Chapel at Tabor Academy on July 12th at 2:00pm. Parking will be restricted to Spring Street only. The Tabor Library parking lot, on Spring Street, will be available, as well as on street parking.

Charles R. "Chuck" Phillips, Jr, O.D., 80, of West Wareham died June 23, 2015 peacefully at Tobey Hospital after a long illness.
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Dr. Charles R. Phillips, Sr. and Hope P. (Whiting) Phillips, he was raised in Fairhaven and lived in Mattapoisett most of his life before moving to Wareham in 1998.
Dr. Phillips was an optometrist in New Bedford for over 40 years.
He attended Holderness School in New Hampshire and was a graduate of Fairhaven High School.
Dr. Phillips was an avid hunter and fisherman and was happiest when in the North Maine woods at the family cabins.
He was a member of the Pythagorean Lodge A.F. & A.M. Dr. Phillips proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a weatherman and was discharged in July 1961.
Survivors include his 3 children, Dawn A. Phillips of New Bedford, Karen W. Phillips of East Freetown and Charles R. "Chip" Phillips, III of Mattapoisett; his former wife, Gail U. (Underdown) Armbruster of Mattapoisett; and 6 grandchildren, Matthew E. Neumann, Amanda R. Johnston, Abbe G. Neumann, Charles R. "Cole" Phillips, IV, John Ryan Phillips and Seth M. Phillips. His beloved African Gray Congo Parrot Jolie will reside with his daughter Dawn.
Visiting hours were held on Friday in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 51 Blossom St. Boston, MA 02114. For guestbook, please

John B. Perriera, Jr., 79, of Mattapoisett died June 22, 2015 peacefully at home.
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late John and Florence M. (Gonsalves) Perreira, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.
He was the proprietor of John Perriera Painting Company for 38 years.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his companion, Gertrude Caldwell of Mattapoisett; a son, John M. Perriera and his wife Virginia of Dartmouth; a sister, Karen Gonsalves of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren, Olivia and Emilia Perriera, both of Dartmouth, and Mason and Milan Caldwell and their father Mosadi Caldwell, all of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Maura Teixeira.
His private Funeral Service was held on Friday, June 26th with burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett. For guestbook, please visit

Eunice M. (Kenyon) Hayes, 88, of Rochester passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Tobey Hospital, in Wareham, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late John F. Hayes, Jr.
Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late William Kenyon and Edith (Watson) Kenyon Crompton, she settled in Rochester in 1956. She was a member of the Rochester Congregational Church.
Eunice was a home maker and very involved in her families activities as a Cub Scout Leader, as well as a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader. She enjoyed camping with the Wampanoag Group and bowling with the Mattapoisett Jolly Seniors League with her husband. Most recently she enjoyed BINGO at the Rochester Senior Center.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy H. Mills and her husband Gary of Rochester; a son, John R. Hayes of Eugene, Oregon; a sister, Dorothy Garlington of New Bedford; five grandchildren, Emma Higley and her husband Scott of Oregon, Greg Mills and his wife Stasha of Marion, Shane Mills and his wife Sara of Fairhaven, Johnanne Eilertsen and her husband Brett of Rochester and Thomas Mills of Rochester; 10 great grandchildren, Carson, Shelby, Liberty, Colin, Cali, Brady, Chase, Vivian, John Haakon & Timothy; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hayes was the sister of the late Walter Kenyon and Edith Kelly Barriteau.
In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a private service and interment will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven.
Memorial donations may be made in Eunice's name to the Rochester Senior Center, 67 Dexter Ln., Rochester, MA 02770.

Margaret A. (Hodgson) Nye, 99, of Marion, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at her home. She was the wife of Harold F. Nye.
Born in North Adams, she was the daughter of the late Reginald & Edith Alice (Gardner) Hodgson. A previous resident of Newport, RI, she has lived in Marion since 1946.
Mrs. Nye was a member of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Marion. A homemaker, she enjoyed knitting, sewing and baking.
Survivors include her daughter, Dianne Kelly of Marion; her son, Donald E. Nye of Philadelphia, PA; 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery, Converse Rd., Marion at 10:00 a.m.

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