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Anna J. (Evora) Cabral, 75, of Wareham, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston unexpectedly. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Cabral.
Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Antonio D. & Emelia J. (Almeida) Evora. A longtime resident of New Bedford, she moved to Wareham 41 years ago. She worked as a cafeteria cashier for the Old Rochester Regional School District.
Mrs. Cabral was a member of the OLOA Seniors Club and the Cape Verdean Women's Social Club in New Bedford where she was awarded "Mother of the Year" for 2011. She also enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include her two daughters, Robin C. Marion and her husband Keith of Dorchester and Nicole M. Cabral of Wareham; her brother, Dennis Evora of New Bedford; three sisters, Marie Sparks of New Bedford, Evelyn Knight of Evendale, VA and Emily Carrington of Mattapan; two grandchildren, Darius Gamboa and Mason Marion and her great granddaughter, Nevaeh Gamboa.
Her funeral was held at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham on Sat., Oct. 25th followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, High St., Wareham. Interment was in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours were held on Friday.
Flowers may be sent or donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Sharon E. (Wood) Earle, 62, of Wareham passed away Tuesday October 21, with her daughter at her side at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston. Sharon was born in Middleborough the daughter of the late George and Marion (Long) Wood.
She attended school in the Old Rochester Regional School District and graduated from ORR with the Class of 1970. She loved spending time with family and friends. Always making time to stop and talk with everyone on her daily walks and errands.
Sharon is survived by her daughter; Myla Earle and her companion Chris Franklin of Wareham. She is the sister of Gail Charbonneau of New Bedford, Rebecca Wood-Gomes of Acushnet, Roger Wood of Rochester, Jeffrey Wood of Rochester and Peter Wood of Acushnet. She was the grandmother of Brandon Franklin and the sister of the late George Wood. Sharon was also survived by many loving relatives and friends.
Visiting hours have been omitted and services will be private.

Stanley Reed Parker, Jr., of Taunton, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully October 15, 2014. Born January 23, 1927, in Taunton, Massachusetts, Stanley is best known as "everybody's pediatrician."
After graduating from Taunton High School, he headed off to the University of New Hampshire. The war forced him to take a break from his studies, and in 1945, he joined the US Navy, serving as a medical corpsman on the aircraft carrier USS Roosevelt until 1946, when he returned to UNH, graduating in 1949. Stan attended Tufts Medical School, graduating in 1954. After completing his residency at Dartmouth College, he returned to his hometown to begin a practice in pediatrics that spanned 42 years.
Stanley's love for his job and his patients was surpassed only by his love for his family. As a young medical intern, he met a beautiful nursing student, Phyllis McKendry, and they married in June of 1956. The next 58 years were spent in a loving marriage raising 3 children.
Stan relaxed by skiing, boating, puttering, and playing the piano. In retirement, he and Phyl enjoyed traveling. They visited family in Northern Ireland and Wales; toured Ireland, England, and France; took a cruise through the Panama Canal; and drove the Trans-Canada highway.
While he appreciated visiting other places, Stan's heart belonged to Massachusetts. He loved spending summers at his cottage in Mattapoisett, and in the fall, returning to Raynham to rake leaves and await the first snowfall--he was a true New Englander.
Stanley is survived by his wife Phyllis, his sister Audrey Pollard, his brother Stuart Parker, his sons Thomas Parker and his wife Maria and Scott Parker and his wife Christine and his daughter Janice Whitaker and her husband Malcolm, and his grandchildren Andrew Parker, Elise and Camille Parker, and Erin and Sarah Whitaker.
Visiting hours will be held at Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home in Taunton on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 111 High Street, Taunton, Massachusetts, on Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Interment of his cremains will be in Westville Cemetery, Taunton.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations in his memory, be made to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, PO Box , Taunton, MA 02780.

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