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Alfred H. Barros, 96, of Marion, died Monday, October 10, 2016 at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Caroline (Fidalgo) Barros and the late Angelina (DaRosa) Gonsalves.
Born in Marion, he was the son of the late Manuel Santos Barros and Dominga (Olivera) Barros. He graduated from New Bedford Vocational School and mastered in carpentry and trade science. Mr. Barros attended Boston School for Drafting and was a member of Carpenters Local # 33 in Boston. At the age of 18, he built the Al Craftman Hall in Marion now known as The Caz. He was also formerly employed at the General Dynamics Shipyard in Quincy.
He enjoyed word puzzles, music, dancing and working in his shop. He was also an avid Patriots fan.
Survivors include his children, Judith Rose and her husband Peter of Marion, Alfred Barros and his wife Maria of E. Freetown, Geraldine Silva and her husband Oliver of Wareham, Richard Barros and his wife Vanessa of CT and Peter Barros and his wife Debra of GA. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, the late Robert Barros and Manuel Barros; and his siblings, the late Leana Rose, Alice Cruz, Armando Barros, Helen Lopes, Mary Offley and Hilda Silva.
His funeral was held from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt., 28), Wareham on Thurs., Oct. 13 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, High St., Wareham. Interment followed in St. Patricks' Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours were held on Wed. at the funeral home.
William F. MacDougall age 82 passed away on Wednesday October 12, 2016 at his home in Marion after a long battle with diabetes. Born on March 27, 1934 in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of Roy S. and Arlie Belle (Bennett) MacDougall, he moved to Marion in 1936 to what was known at the time as the Rhodes estate located at 57 Water Street in Marion in 1936.
He leaves behind his loving wife Shirley C. MacDougall of 43 years, daughter Valerie B. Anastosopoulos of N. Waterboro, ME and son Christopher R. MacDougall of Marion and one niece Eloisa Gwozdz, husband Peter and sons Alex and Jack of New Bedford. In addition, he leaves behind five grandchildren, Douglas A. Nye of Limerick, ME, Andrea L. Garland and her husband Matthew of North Waterboro, ME, Ariel K. Anastosopoulos of Gray, ME, Jonathan R. MacDougall of Marion and Hannah M. MacDougall of Wellesley and one great granddaughter Averie E. Garland. Being an only child, he also leaves behind four very close cousins Harry Desmond of Middleboro, Frederick Bennett of Chatham, Willard Bennett of Maine and Walter Menzel of California.
He was known as "Bill" to many, and was a dedicated member of the Marion Fire Department where he served in various rolls at various levels for a total of 62 years. He was employed by the Sippican Corporation in Marion for over 30 years, retiring in 2003, where he was an instrumental part of the design and manufacturing of oceanographic instruments used by several branches of the U.S. Military and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
In addition, Bill loved everything about the great outdoors and was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, avid fisherman and hunter, who touched the lives of many with his kindness and great sense of humor.
The family would also like to thank the Community Nurse & Home Care of Fairhaven, along with the Marion Police and Fire departments for the care they provided over the last two years, along with a "special" thanks to Cathy Cowel of Marion, who provided personal care, making his life so much more comfortable.
According to his wishes, visiting hours have been omitted. A memorial service held in his honor at St. Gabriel's Church, 124 Front St., Marion on Thursday October 20, 2016 at 11:00 am. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com
Mary Louise Furtado, 84, of Cumberland, MD, died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland, MD.
Born on August 15, 1932 at Lenoir, NC, she was a daughter of the late Nelson and Nan (Bolick) Henley. She was reared by her grandparents, the late Hill and Mollie Bolick.
Surviving are her children, Nora Lee Duarte and husband Gerald of Montross, VA, David E. Rupard and wife Lauren of Rochester, Mass., Tammy Perry and husband Robert of Fall River, Mass., Kimberly Robinson of Cumberland and Timothy Furtado of Millis, Mass.; seven grandchildren, Tricia Lowry, Dawn Horton, Lisa Garvin, Jared Rupard, Steven Perry, Scott Perry and Jennifer Junkins and eight great-grandchildren, Samantha, Tyler, Brandon, Chase, Elijah, Nathan, Amber and Jayson.
At Mrs. Furtado's request, there will be no visitation or services.
Coyt C. Tillman, Jr. of Vero Beach, FL and Marion, MA passed away suddenly on October 10, 2016. He was born in Shelby, NC in 1940 to the late Mozelle C. Tillman and the late Coyt C. Tillman, Sr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Susan Canaday Tillman and his wonderful daughters, Elizabeth Ann Tillman, MD of Farmington, CT and Charlotte Tillman DeYesso of Brookline, MA. He is also survived by his son-in-law Paul DeYesso, sister-in-law Jane Caffry Hawn, brother-in-law Richard P. Canaday, and six nieces and nephews. Coyt graduated from Pine Crest School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He went on to earn a Bachelors, Masters, and PhD from M.I.T. Subsequently he worked in research at the IBM Cambridge Scientific Center. After retiring from IBM he had more time to devote to investment management of a family corporation and to pursue his passion--sailing. After traversing the Intracoastal Waterway to Key West and back to Marion, he and Sue decided that the finest sailing anywhere on the East Coast was in New England. For almost 20 years they spent every August in Maine on their boat. Their favorite destination was Northeast Harbor in Acadia National Park. Throughout their long life together (they met at 18), they shared a love of classical music. Budding engineer that he was, he built his family's first hi-fi system when he was in the 7th grade. Before moving to Marion he was a 30 year resident of Wellesley, MA. Here he was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills and the Wellesley Country Club. In Marion he was a long-time member of the Beverly Yacht Club and served on cruising committees and eventually joined the Council as Cruise Chairman. In Vero Beach he was a member of the Moorings Yacht and Country Club and worked in many capacities on the board of the West Passage Condominium Association. He will be remembered by all for his dry wit and delightful sense of humor as well as his devotion to his family. The date for a celebration of his life will be determined at a later time. A private interment service will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellesley. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Pine Crest School, 1501 NE 62nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334 or the American Heart Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett.
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