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Maurice A. Fuller, Jr., 91, of Rochester died August 19, 2016 at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness.
He was the husband of the late Arlene M. (DeMoranville) Fuller.
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Maurice A. and Ruth (Barrows) Fuller, he lived in Rochester all of his life.
Mr. Fuller was formerly employed as highway surveyor with the Town of Rochester for many years until his retirement.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was the recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy J. Fuller of Bradford, VT; a sister; 6 grandchildren, Rebecca Guaraldo, Jared Fuller, Gregory Hookway, Kate Stallmann, Abby Hookway and Rachel Hookway; 4 great-grandchildren, Megan Guaraldo, Ethan Fuller, Cole Fuller and Lucas Fuller; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late David A. Fuller.
His Graveside Service will be held on Thursday at 11:30 AM in North Rochester Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For online guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.
Roy A. Kainu, 56, of Marion, died August 18, 2016. He was the son of Ellen (Peltola) Kainu and the late Urho Kainu.
He was born in Weymouth and lived in South Middleboro before moving to Marion.
Mr. Kainu worked as a Finish Carpenter. He had also worked for Cape Dory Yachts.
He graduated from Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical High School.
Survivors include his daughter, Anita Kainu of Assonet; his mother, Ellen (Peltola) Kainu of Plymouth; and a grandson. He was the brother of the late Marie E. Dixon.
His funeral service and burial will be private.
Thomas E. Bigham, 58, of Fairhaven, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at home after a period of declining health.
Born in Orange, NJ, son of Esther F. (Chiasson) Bigham and the late Harvey G. Bigham, he lived in Mattapoisett prior to settling in Fairhaven 26 years ago. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven.
Thomas enjoyed reading, collecting comic books, walks to Fort Phoenix and visits to the Millicent Library.
He is survived by his mother; two brothers, his twin, Timothy P. Bigham and his wife Frances of Swansea and Terrance J. Bigham of Fairhaven; two sisters, Tracey A. Travers and her husband Frank and Trina M. Bigham and her husband Teerachai Srisirikul all of Fairhaven; five nieces and nephews, Kai Srisirikul and his wife Stephanie, Elle and Brennan Srisirikul, and Joanna and Ross Travers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, August 25, 2016, at 10:00am, in St. Joseph's Church, Fairhaven, followed by interment in River-Side Cemetery, Fairhaven. Visitation will be in church from 9:30-10:00am prior to Mass.
Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Thomas' name to the Millicent Library, 45 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719.
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