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DEATH
Elaine G. Silva
Feb 23, 2015

Elaine G. Silva, age 71 of New Bedford, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the loving wife of Michael Silva whom she married in 1991 and resided in New Bedford. She was the daughter of the late Marie (DePina) and Peter G. Rezendes. Elaine was born and raised in Marion, worked as a Stitcher at Riverside Manufacturing for many years. Enjoyed Concerts (especially Elvis) spending times with nieces and nephews, Learning and cooking many different dishes for her grandchildren and friends to enjoy. Her family includes: 2 step-daughters: Michaelleana Silva Rebecca and Barby-ann Silva of New Bedford, MA ; 3 step-grandchildren:Sean Booker, Heather Booker and Brandon Booker, 1 step-great grandson Jahdin Cordero, all of New Bedford her siblings; Christian Rezendes, Joanne G. Lopes, Mary Lomba, John G. Rezendes,Zach G. Rezendes all of Marion, Lucy G. Renyolds of Connecticut, and Enis Krol of Texas ; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late, Manuel G. Rezendes, Amos G. Rezendes, Peter G. Rezendes Jr. and Louie G. Rezendes. Her funeral was held on Friday with a Mass of Christian burial at St Rita’s Church located at 113 Front St. Marion Ma. Burial followed at Evergreen Cemetery in Marion. Calling hours took place in the funeral home on Thursday. Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St. in New Bedford, Ma.

DEATH
Mary Beatty Muse
Feb 20, 2015

Mary Beatty Muse, Ret. Justice Suffolk County Probate and Family Court, of Brookline and Marion, February 20, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Robert Francis Muse, Esq. Loving daughter of the late John F. and Dr. Mary Moore Beatty. Devoted mother of Michael J. Esq. and his wife Jane of Wellesley, Robert F. Jr. Esq. of Washington DC, Honorable Christopher J. and his wife Karen of Boston, Honorable Mary T. Muse and her husband William Fisher of El Dorado Hills, CA, Stephen P. of Paris France, Dr. John P. and his wife Dr. Victorine of Milton, Dr. Daniel A. and his wife Dr. Ann McLean-Muse of Canton, James A. and his wife Kathleen of Mattapoisett, Julie A. Stanley Esq. and her husband Dr. John of Hingham, and Patricia E. Muse Esq. and her spouse Jane Benjamin of Boston and the late Peter J. Muse Esq. Mother-in-law of Deborah Muse of Milton. Sister of Patricia Delaney of Westwood and the late Bernadette Leber and John Beatty. Also survived by 36 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Ignatius Church, 28 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, February 28th. Interment Evergreen Cemetery Brighton. Navy Veteran WWII. Graduate of Girls Latin 1937, Emmanuel College 1941, Boston College Law School 1950. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Judge Muse may be made to the Mary B. Muse Scholarship at Emmanuel College 400 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115. For guestbook please visit www.lehmanreen.com Arrangements by Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Brighton 617 782 1000

DEATH
Alma Jean Campbell
Feb 19, 2015

Alma Jean Campbell, 87, of Mattapoisett, passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015, at the Alden Court Nursing and Rehab Center, in Fairhaven. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, the daughter of the late Hiel Stillman and Flora M. (Remington) Campbell, she graduated from John Marshall High School in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota. She lived in Dartmouth in the sixties and settled in Mattapoisett in 1969. Alma was a school teacher for 38 years retiring from Fairhaven High School in 1992 after teaching there for 33 years. She was an avid golfer playing at the Rochester Golf Club and in various women’s leagues at Poquoy Brook, Lakeville and Rochester Golf Clubs. She is survived by close friends, Jane McGowan and Joan Bisbee both of Fairhaven. Ms Campbell was the sister of the late Hiel S. Campbell, Jr. In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, February 28, 1015, at 11:00am, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven. Visitation will be from 10-11am prior to the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5 Manley St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379.

DEATH
Gilbert P. Pelletier
Feb 18, 2015

Gilbert P. Pelletier, age 80, of Fairhaven, formerly of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jeannette E. (Lavallee) Pelletier. He was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Lawrence and Angelina (Theriault) Pelletier. Mr. Pelletier was a self-employed Mechanic for many years. In his youth he worked at his family's business, Pelletier and Berube Junk Yard in New Bedford, the former Chamberlin's Manufacturing and Hemmingway's both of New Bedford. He owned and operated his own Texaco Gas Station and Gil's Tools in New Bedford. Gilbert enjoyed racing cars at Seekonk Speedway in the 1950's and 1960's. He was a member of the Friends of Poland in New Bedford and enjoyed camping, traveling and golf. He is survived by his three daughters Deborah Hardy of Fairhaven, Brenda Gaj and her husband Walter of Fairhaven and Karen Pelleiter and her companion Ray Fitzpatrick of Attleboro; five grandchildren Sandra and Rachel Hardy, Miranda and Matthew Gaj and Casey Fitzpatrick; his companion Joan Berard of Swansea; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Pelletier was also the brother of the late Freddie, Bertrand, Maurice, Lawrence and Robert Pelletier. His funeral was held on Monday, February 23, 2015 from the Rock Funeral Home 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by his funeral mass in St. Francis of Xavier Church 125 Main St., Acushnet. Visiting hours were held on Sunday. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven. To send a tribute please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com

DEATH
Charles B. Dunn
Feb 18, 2015

Charles B. Dunn, age 83, passed away February 18, 2015. He was born and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett. He graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1949 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After his naval service, he returned to this area, where he worked in New Bedford at Revere Copper and Brass Inc. until his retirement. He is survived by his widow Edna S. Dunn, his son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey and Lisa Dunn, and several grand and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private.

DEATH
Glenn M. MacBrien
Feb 17, 2015

Glenn M. MacBrien of Mattapoisett died February 17, 2015 unexpectedly at the age of 60. Born at Langley Air Force Base in South Hampton, VA, he was the son of the late Helen R. (Tracy) and Donald MacBrien. He grew up in Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park, NY. As a passionate sports fan he enjoyed playing sports and was the offensive guard for the Roosevelt Presidents. He was a 1972 graduate of Franklin Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park, NY. He attended The Culinary Institute of America, graduating in 1974. Glenn moved to Massachusetts in his early 20's residing in the town of Mattapoisett. He worked as an accomplished chef for numerous local establishments, including the Huttleston House, Louie's on the Wharf, and the Capeway Manor. Following a lengthy career in the culinary industry, Glenn developed his skills as a carpenter eventually leading to him starting his own business specializing in historically accurate restorations of antique homes. He demonstrated his passion and skillset on many homes including his own in Mattapoisett, and neighboring towns. He was very passionate about history, and enjoyed traveling to places of historical significance, eager to share his interest with his family. In addition to his passion for history, Glenn was a lover of music enjoying a wide range of musicians, but none more than the Grateful Dead, a band he followed since he was a teenager. Glenn was a hard worker and was always up to something working on projects with his home and helping neighbors and friends. He was a very determined and advantageous individual who showed his friends and family and those around him how hard work and perseverance pays off. He is survived by his former wife, Dorothy Wheeler of Mattapoisett; his children, Eric MacBrien of Mattapoisett, and Sarah Perkoski and husband Joshua of Taunton; his siblings, David MacBrien and his wife Rose of Stony Brook, NY, Donald MacBrien and wife Paula of West Islip, NY, and Cynthia Collins of Mahopac, NY; and nieces and nephews, Jennifer Collins of Portland, OR, Justin and Aaron Collins of Mahopac, NY, Emily and Donnie MacBrien of West Islip, NY, and Melissa and Jack MacBrien of Stony Brook, NY. His Memorial Services will be held on Thursday February 26, 2015 between 2-5 PM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Veterans Transition House, 20 Willis St., New Bedford, MA 02740. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
John W. "Jack" Lockwood, D.M.D.
Feb 14, 2015

John W. "Jack" Lockwood, D.M.D., 94, of Mattapoisett, died at home on Saturday February 14, 2015. He was the husband of Gail J. (Jackson) Lockwood and the late Ruth (Bailey) Lockwood. Born in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, the son of the late George and E. Muriel (Woodhams) Lockwood, he moved to Wrentham at the age of 2 and lived many years as a child in the former Helen Keller home. Educated at Wrentham Center School, he worked as machinist at Winter Brothers Company in Wrentham. He attended Boston University and then joined the U.S. Air Force in 1943 where he was trained as a flight link instructor and was deployed to Italy and North Africa. After being discharged from the Air Force, he remained in the Reserves for six years. He then attended Bates College and graduated in 1956 from Tufts University Dental School. He practiced in Franklin with Dr. Vena, then opened his own family dental practice in his home in Wrentham. He retired to Mattapoisett in 1985. Jack had a passion for gardening and was twice featured in the Standard-Times. He had also been a beekeeper, tapped his own maple trees and made maple syrup, and loved fishing, shellfishing, waterskiing and downhill skiing. He was still skiing at Sunday River in Maine at the age of 90 until his stroke. He was the chairman for the development of the Sweatt Recreational Ski Area in Wrentham and was leader of the ski patrol there. He was a member of the National Ski Patrol and patrolled at Killington Mountain in Vermont for several years. He volunteered in the Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program in New Bedford, was a member of the Machaucum Club in Mattapoisett, and was a life member of the American Dental Association. He is survived by his wife, Gail; five sons, Richard Lockwood and his wife Diane of Laconia, NH, Dana Lockwood and his wife Lisa of Utah, Darrell Lockwood and his wife Maryanne of Goffstown, NH, Dirk Lockwood and his wife Beverly of Byron Center, MI, and Kurt Lockwood of Mattapoisett; a sister, Dorothy Smith of Walpole; nine grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Roy and Harold Lockwood. There will be no services at this time. A celebration of life will be announced this spring. In Jack's memory, donations may be made to Feed the Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250, or Life Choice Hospice, 123 Waterhouse Rd., Suite 5, Bourne, MA 02532. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Gerald J. Normandin, Jr.
Feb 13, 2015

Gerald J. Normandin, Jr., 68, of Mattapoisett passed away February 13, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital with his family by his side. He was the husband of Margaret C. (Wedge) Normandin with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Gerald J. and Blanche (Maurice) Normandin, he was raised in Dartmouth and lived in Mattapoisett for the last 40 years. Jerry was formerly employed by the Mattapoisett Highway Department for many years until his retirement. His greatest passion in life was his family. Jerry's selfless devotion to his children and grandchildren was evident to all who knew him. Jerry also thoroughly enjoyed annual trips to scenic Ogunquit, ME with his wife and friends. Survivors include his wife; a son, Gerald J. Normandin, III and his wife Jennifer of Fairhaven; a daughter, Kim Dwyer and her husband James M. Dwyer, III of Mattapoisett; 4 grandchildren, James M. Dwyer, IV, Katherine Dwyer, Ella Normandin and Mia Normandin; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lucille Mendes. His Visiting Hours will be held on Monday, February 23rd from 3-8 PM with his Memorial Service at 7:30 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or The Katie Brown Educational Fund (www.gofundme.com/ifs2gk.) For directions and guestbook, please www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Wayne C. Knight
Feb 09, 2015

Wayne C. Knight, 82, of Mattapoisett died February 9, 2015 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Sylvia A. (Jarratt) Knight with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Born and raised in Rochester, the son of the late Kenneth W. and Addie A. (Shurtleff) Knight, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Mr. Knight was a self-employed carpenter and cabinet maker for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking and music. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2425 in Marion. Survivors include his wife; 2 sons, Andrew Knight and his wife Louise of Pepperell, MA and Matthew Knight and his wife Paige of Houston, TX; 2 daughters, Sarah Kopka and her husband Michael of Manchester, NH and Kathryn Daener and her husband Rob of Mattapoisett; a sister, Beatrice Johnson of Punta Gorda, FL; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Kenneth "Johnny" Knight and Judith Young. His Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please contact the family at smkopka@comcast.net or call 1-603-831-0866 for the date and location of the service. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For online guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Richard ‘Dick’ H. Jackson
Feb 09, 2015

Richard ‘Dick’ H. Jackson passed away on February 9, 2015. Richard was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1931 to Richard Percy and Isabel Drew Jackson. Following graduation from Brown & Nichols School Cambridge Massachusetts, he attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduating in 1952 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Seamanship and Navigation. He sailed with the Isthmian Steamship Company and was commissioned into the United States Navy in 1956 and served during the Korean War. Richard is a retired Lieutenant Commander from United States Navy. In 1957, in Japan, Richard married Yvonne Beadsworth of Calcutta India. Following their wedding, Richard and Yvonne were stationed briefly in San Diego, California. In August of 1957, Richard and Yvonne moved to Marion Massachusetts where they have resided for 57 years. While living in Marion, Richard served as Wharfinger at Old Landing Wharf from 1969 to 1976 and also served as Assistant Director of Civil Defense from 1971 to 1976. Following his Navy service, Richard was an instructor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and worked as an Industrial Engineer for Sippican Corporation, Acushnet Company, and Davol Corporation. But most of his joy was found spending time with his family and friends on the “Yvonne M”, boating, fishing, lobstering, scalloping, quahoging and generally enjoying the salt air and sea swells. Richard and Yvonne also enjoyed travelling, having traveled to all 7 continents. He is survived by his beloved wife Yvonne M. Jackson, Jo Ann Watson and son-in-law Doug Watson (Marion, MA), daughter Karen Jackson Boonstra (Arlington, MA), daughter Amy Drew Jackson-Grove and son-in-law Wesley Grove (Glastonbury, CT). He was also the loving cherished grandfather to Alexander Drew Boonstra, Jackson Tyler Boonstra, Sonia L. Jackson Boonstra, Lucas Jackson Grove and Sarah Drew Grove. Richard is survived by many dear friends and extended family from Marion and around the world. Richard belonged to the Congregational Church of Marion, serving as a Deacon for many years. A memorial service will be held at the Marion Congregational Church on April 25, 2015 at 11am. Per Richard’s request, in lieu of flowers, contributions in Richard’s memory can be made to the Deaconess Fund Marion Congregational Church http://marionfirstchurch.org/contact-us and would be appreciated.

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