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DEATH
Lucy P. (Rinaldo) Napoli
Jun 11, 2017

Lucy P. (Rinaldo) Napoli, 88, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Marion after a long illness. She was the wife of Lt. Colonel Joseph F. Napoli, Sr. (US Army, Retired). They had been married for 62 years.
Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Trotto) Rinaldo. A communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Worcester, she was a member of the church choir where she met her husband. A natural performer with a beautiful voice, she and two friends formed the Swingsters singing group and performed Andrews Sisters songs at the Plymouth theater and on local radio stations.
As a military wife of 23 years, Lucy created loving homes for her family throughout the US and Europe. She loved to travel and meet new people wherever they were and always volunteered for the Red Cross, the Church and in the children's schools.
Upon retirement from the Army in 1976, the Napolis moved to Marion where Lucy continued her service to the community as a Eucharistic Minister, CCD teacher, St. Rita's Womens group and many other organizations. A seamstress by trade, Lucy applied her talents towards designing and creating vestments and mitres for R.J. Toomey clerical apparel for 30 years and teaching home economics at Old Rochester Regional Jr. High School for 4 years. She found her true passion however at the New Bedford YMCA where she was a swim instructor for infants and children for 20 years.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph F., Sr.; her children, Dr. Peter J. Napoli (Debby) of College Station, TX, Angela M. Reid (Michael) of Nashville, TN, Colonel (Retired) Joseph F. Napoli, Jr. (Carolina) of Weston, FL, and Stephanie A. Perreault (Mark) of Southborough, MA; her sister, Louise Tarallo of Worcester and grandchildren: Brandon, Luke, Calvin, Marshall, Mary Lucy, Michael, Nicholas, Christina, Nicole and Mark.
Her funeral will be from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham on Fri., June 16th at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony's Church, 22 Barstow St., Mattapoisett at 10 am. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 - 8 pm at the funeral home.
Donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc. of MA, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com

DEATH
William W Claflin, Jr.
Jun 10, 2017

William W Claflin, Jr., born on 8 Aug 1937 in Boston, to William W. & Ruth (Putnam), died peacefully at home with his dear friends and caregivers, Janice and George Bassett, after a brief hospitalization. Bill, a life long resident of Marion, qualifies as an original "townie".
Shortly after graduating from Northwood School, Lake Placid, New York, Bill enlisted in the US Army, Signal Corps in 1959 and served with honors until his discharge in 1962. Bill's knowledge of emergency communications electronics, encouraged him to own and operate Electronics Sales & Service, Inc, New Bedford, MA, until his retirement in 2008.
Bill's passion with emergency electronics allowed him to serve as communications specialist on the Marion Fire Department. Further, Bill served as Secretary, Historian, and Treasurer, for the Marion Fire Fighters Association, for 50 plus years: a life member of the Association. His second greatest passion was serving with the Marion Social Club, from l983 until his passing.
Bill leaves many, many friends in town and would especially like to remember his "best pal", Mason Noble, who he mentored for several years. Mason is his "adopted" great grandson.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 10 am. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Marion. Visiting hours will be Friday from 5 - 8 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Marion Fire Fighters Association, P O Box 114, Marion, MA 02738 or the Marion Social Club, P O Box 763, Marion, MA 02738.
For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.

DEATH
William J. Flanagan
Jun 10, 2017

William J. Flanagan, 78 of Rochester died June 10, 2017 peacefully at home after a brief illness.
He was the husband of the late Jeanne L. (DeVirgilio) Flanagan.
Born in Boston, the son of the late Thomas and Madeline (Brack) Flanagan, he lived in Plainville, MA for many years before retiring to Rochester.
Mr. Flanagan was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church.
He was formerly employed as a letter carrier at the Newtonville Post Office for 39 years until his retirement.
Mr. Flanagan was an avid Boston sports fan and he enjoyed walking.
He served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his 3 sons, William Flanagan, Jr. and his wife Ann Marie of Douglas, MA, Paul Flanagan and his wife Meredith of Plymouth and Tim Flanagan and his wife Kate of Goleta, CA; 2 daughters, Patty Flanagan and her husband Brian Pear of East Haddam, CT and Donna Flanagan Baca and her husband Steve Baca of Mira Loma, CA; a sister, Barbara Spellman and her husband Herbert of Kingston, MA; 10 grandchildren, Brian Flanagan, Sean Flanagan, Lauren Flanagan, Olivia Pear, Ava Pear, Caleb Flanagan, Arianna Flanagan, Erin Flanagan, Nicholas Baca and Caitlin Prario; his dear friend, Susan Todd of Rochester; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late M. Virginia Lane, Thomas W. Flanagan, Jr. and Warren F. Flanagan.
His Funeral will be held on Friday at 10 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett, followed by his Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church, 282 Vaughan Hill Rd., Rochester at 11 am. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4-8 pm. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery Cemetery. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
David Chaloner Durfee
Jun 08, 2017

David Chaloner Durfee, age 72, of Mattapoisett, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of the late Edna Elizabeth (George) Durfee.
Born in Fall River, the son of Ruth (Dearden) Durfee-Nolan of Fall River and the late Chaloner Durfee, he was a 1961 graduate of Dartmouth High School and attended Barrington College.
David was a United Sates Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War and was employed as a Printing Salesman until his retirement in 2007.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Brian Durfee of Berkley and Bruce Durfee and his wife Wendy of E. Freetown; a nephew Cory Chaloner Durfee and his fiance Stephanie Hoyceanyls of Plainville, MA and Benjimin Rene Durfee of Greenfield, MA; a step daughter Robin Nelson of Pittsford, VT; a step son Fredrick Easton and his wife Peggy of MA; four step-grandchildren Benjamin Eaton, Tyler Nelson, Travis Nelson and Arianna Nelson and three step great-grandchildren, Hunter Nelson, Brynn Nelson and Nadia Easton.
Mr. Durfee was also the step-father of the late Christopher Eaton.
His Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10am in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven.

DEATH
Patricia L. (Govoni) Allard
Jun 08, 2017

Patricia L. (Govoni) Allard, 79 of Mattapoisett died June 8, 2017 peacefully at Brookdale Dartmouth Village.
She was the wife of Edwin Warner Allard.
Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Louis and Juliette (Dias) Govoni, she was raised in Fairhaven and lived in Mattapoisett most of her life.
Mrs. Allard was formerly employed by Schaffer Marine for 38 years until her retirement.
She enjoyed traveling.
Her family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Brookdale Dartmouth Village and New England Hospice for the excellent care given to Patricia.
Survivors include her husband; her dear friend, Khristina Stykowski; and 3 nephews.
She was the sister of the late Robert Govoni and the aunt of the late Robert Govoni, Jr.
Her Funeral was held on Tuesday from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett, followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven. Visiting hours were held on Monday. Burial followed in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to New England Hospice, 190 Old Derby St., Suite 304, Hingham, MA 02043. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Lawrence Dale McAtee
Jun 02, 2017

Lawrence Dale McAtee, 96, of Marion died June 2, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Alvera Mae (Sander) McAtee.
Born in Viola, IL, he was the son of the late Rolla B. and Lena B. (Terrey) McAtee. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1948 and has lived in Marion since 2003. He attended the First Congregational Church in Marion.
Mr. McAtee worked as a Regional Manager for the Maytag Company for 34 years before retiring.
During World War II, Mr. McAtee served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He served from 1942 to 1946 and was a radio operator instructor.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Alvera Mae (Sander) McAtee; two sons, Capt. Thomas McAtee, USN (Retired) of Ft. Monroe, VA, and James D. McAtee of Fairfield, OH; a daughter, Barbara A. McAtee of Marion; three grandchildren, Ian DaSilva, Dale DaSilva, and Leland DaSilva.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.
Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. To leave a message of condolence visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com

DEATH
Adelaide E. Mullen
May 31, 2017

"Our Savior, Jesus Christ, has destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel. Let us remember with thanksgiving what God has done through His servant Adelaide.
Adelaide E. Mullen, daughter of William and Elsie Dyke, was born in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada on Nov. 19th, 1939, and was baptized into the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit on December 10th, 1939. She confessed her baptismal faith in the rite of Confirmation on September 7th, 1952, and received the medicine of immortality, Christ's life-giving Body and Blood. Adelaide was joined together in holy matrimony to Peter on August 20th, 1972. On May 31st, 2017, Adelaide, at the age of 77, fell asleep in Jesus. She is survived by her husband, Peter, her brothers, Gerry and Lorne, and her sisters, Gertie and Marlene.
Adelaide worked joyfully for many years in intensive care nursing, always seeking to serve where people needed the most care. At home, she loved to play the piano, to sing, and was a vigorous reader. She will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she has touched.
The Lord gives and the Lord takes away; blessed be the Name of the Lord. We give thanks to God our Father through Jesus Christ, our Lord, for our sister, Adelaide."
Her visiting hours were held on Tuesday in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Her Funeral Service was held on Wednesday in the Lutheran Church of The Way, 110 Robinson St., Raynham. Burial followed in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westboro. For guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Margaret Jane (Connolly) McGonigle
May 27, 2017

Margaret Jane (Connolly) McGonigle, 84, of New Bedford, formerly of Mattapoisett, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 27, 2017.
Born in New Bedford on May 12, 1933, she was the daughter of Francis and Genevieve Connolly.
Mrs. McGonigle attended Framingham State College and worked for New England Telephone Company for several years before marrying John J. McGonigle, M.D. of Milton, Mass. Together they proudly raised their five children in Mattapoisett.
An avid reader, Mrs. McGonigle's sharp mind never left her and she remained a whiz at The New York Times crossword puzzle and Jeopardy. She also enjoyed traveling the world with her husband, Jack, following his retirement. She was known for her sense of humor, wit, kindness and enormous strength. She was an inspiration to all who knew her and will be deeply missed by her family.
She was predeceased by her husband, John McGonigle, M.D., her parents, Francis and Genevieve Connolly, and her brothers, James Connolly and Francis Connolly.
Survivors include her children, James McGonigle, Stephen McGonigle, Daniel McGonigle, Kara McGonigle, and Patrick McGonigle and his wife Jennifer. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Mercedes, Georgia, Zoe, Eliza, and Maeve. Other survivors include her brother-in-law Paul and his wife Kate McGonigle, sister-in-law Joan McCue, beloved cousin William Balderson and his wife, Ann, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Her Memorial Mass was held at St. Anthony's Church in Mattapoisett on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10 am. Visiting hours were omitted. Arrangements are in the care of the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Anna J. (Reiniche) Wallace
May 21, 2017

Anna J. (Reiniche) Wallace, 95 of Mattapoisett died May 21, 2017 peacefully at St. Anne's Hospital surrounded by her family.
She was the wife of the late Manuel Gomes, Jr. and William J. Wallace.
Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Emile L. and Alice (Lefaivre) Reiniche, she was raised in Dartmouth. She raised her family in New Bedford before retiring to Mattapoisett.
After raising her family, she was employed by Vander Electric for many years until her retirement.
Anna was a member of the Midtown Square Dancing Club and the Mattapoisett Women's Club. She enjoyed gardening and created a Japanese garden in her backyard. Anna also enjoyed traveling throughout Europe and Canada.
She was proud of her French heritage and was fluent in French.
Anna was a kind, compassionate and generous person who enjoyed her family and her friends.
Her family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of St. Anne's Hospital for the excellent care given to Anna.
Survivors include her daughter, Eileen Marum of Marion; 2 sons, Dennis Gomes and his wife Norma and Carl Gomes and his wife Lynette, all of Colorado; a step-son, Robert Wallace and his wife Marie of Florida; 4 grandchildren, Courtney Marum, Lindsey Gomes, Luke Gomes and Mary Margaret Enos; 7 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Alice Enos and Rene Reiniche.
Her Funeral will be held on Friday at 8:30 am from the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett, followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church at 9:30 am. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4-6 pm. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Ann R. Washburn
May 11, 2017

Ann R. Washburn, 89, of Marion, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of the late Warren L. Washburn, Sr.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Charlotte (Kendall) and William Richards. Mrs. Washburn was office manager for Washburn Electric, her family's business, for many years.
An active resident of the Town of Marion, Mrs. Washburn served on many committees and clubs, including: Junior Monday Club, Marion Little League, Old Rochester Music Forum, Music Hall Study Committees, Marion Horse Show Committee, Marion Open Space Committee, Marion Cemetery Committee, and the Marion Town Party Committee. She was a member and past president of V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Benjamin D. Cushing Post # 2425 in Marion, Sunday School teacher at the First Congregational Church, Marion, Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 32 in Marion, and the 4th of July Parade float committee.
Survivors include her sons, Rev. Warren L. "Buddy" Washburn and his wife Mary of Marion, William "Billy" Washburn and his wife Joyce of Marion and Robert "Bob" Washburn and his partner, Cecile Bangs of Lawrence; her sisters, Carol Stepanek of Stoughton, and Susan Parker of Marion; her brother, Kendall Richards of Mansfield; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings, the late Llewellyn "Bud" Richards, Lillian Olsworth, William Richards, Harry Richards, and David Richards.
Relatives and friends were invited to visit on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham. A memorial service followed. Interment was in Little Neck Cemetery, Marion.
Donations in her memory may be made to: Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., 50 Federal St., 6th FL., Boston, MA 02110 OR Cystic Fibrosis, 220 North Main Street Suite 104 Natick, MA 01760. For on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com

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