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DEATH
Michael J. Cafarella
Aug 16, 2017

Michael J. Cafarella, 50, of Little Compton, RI, and Marion, Massachusetts passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. He was the husband of Renee A. (Manosh) Cafarella.
Born in Elmira, NY, he was the son of Frank A. and Peggy (Rymsha) Cafarella. Michael received his undergraduate degree from Framingham State University and his Master's Degree from UMass - Dartmouth. He worked as a rehabilitation clinician for St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River, vice-principal and clinical director for Cape Cod Collaborative, and clinician for Community Substance Abuse Center in New Bedford.
Michael was passionate about music and was a gifted drummer, guitarist, and pianist. Michael deeply loved his family, friends and clients. His four beautiful children were the joy of his life. His happiest times were spent on the beach with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Renee of Little Compton, RI; his beloved children, Matthew, Adrianna, Luke, and Katrina of Little Compton; his parents, Frank and Peggy Cafarella of Marion; his sister, Michelle Sogolow and her husband Andy of Scituate, MA his brother, Mark Cafarella and his wife Carla of Marion; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Matthew Cafarella.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 74 Simmons Road, Little Compton, RI at 1 pm. Burial will be private. Visiting hours have been omitted.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Salvation Army c/o Salvation Army Adult Rehabiltation Center, 281 N. Main St., Brockton, MA 02301. For directions and online guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com

DEATH
Robert Francis "Bob" Bennett
Aug 15, 2017

Robert Francis "Bob" Bennett, 76, died peacefully at home on August 15 after a long period of declining health. Bob was born in 1940, the son of Anne (Blaszek) and William Moffit Bennett. He lived with his family in various Midwest locations. finally settling in Salem, Ohio where he graduated from high school.
Bob went on to attend the University of Wisconsin, Madison, on a naval scholarship where graduated with a BS in Naval Science. After graduation, he spent four years on active duty during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Submarine Service on the USS Spinax out of San Diego, followed by 20 years in the Naval Reserve, retiring as a Commander, USNR.
After the Navy, Bob came East to Hartford, CT, where he worked for 25 years at The Travelers in Information Technology/Data Processing, early on earning an MS in Computer Science from Rennslear Polytechnic Institute. He retired in 1990 as a Second Vice President. After retirement, he moved to Marion MA with his beloved wife, Joanna (Makepeace), where this past February they celebrated 25 years of marriage.
Bob served on the Marion Planning Board, after which he devoted many years to his two great interests, boating (both sailing and power boating) and golf. He loved his time with his family and friends and traveling with Joanna to many destinations, including China, Southeast Asia, Kenya, Peru, Italy and sailing in the Greek Isles. The two loved their annual winter trips to the Caribbean.
In addition to his wife, Joanna (Makepeace) Bennett; Bob leaves two sons, John Scott Bennett of Milwaukee, WI and his wife Julie, and his children Connor and Sophia, and Eric Bennett of Wayland MA and his wife Amy, and children John Robert and Abigail. In addition, he leaves his wife's children, Liza Siwinski and her husband Bob, her children Ben and Nick Snow; and Chris Severance and his wife Claire and children Eleanor and William. He also leaves his brother William Bennett of Naples, FL. Bob was a member of Kittansett Club, Beverly Yacht Club, and the Bay Club at Mattapoisett.
A memorial gathering will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, September 1, for friends and family at the Kittanset Club, 11 Point Road, Marion. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Nurse Home Care, 62 Center Street, Fairhaven, 02719. For directions and online guestbook, visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.

DEATH
Peter B. Hodges
Aug 14, 2017

Peter B. Hodges, 76, of Mattapoisett, died in peace on August 14, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Peter was born in Taunton, MA on March 9, 1941 to the late Sheldon B. & Jessie A. (Tillson) Hodges.
Educated in Taunton Schools, he graduated from Taunton High School in 1958. He went on to graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1962 (BBA) and Northeastern University in 1975 (MBA). He was a member of the Winthrop Street Baptist Church. Mr. Hodges served in the US Army from 1962 - 1965.
Following his time in the military, he spent the next 13 years in finance, most notably at Revere Copper & Brass in New Bedford, MA and Halliday Lithograph Corp in Hanover, MA.
In 1978, he began his teaching career at Bristol Community College and Southeastern Massachusetts University. At the same time starting an accounting and tax practice in Mattapoisett, MA which he continued for 27 years. In 1982, he was appointed to a full-time faculty position at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, teaching Strategic Management and Small Business Administration.
He also served the Town of Mattapoisett on various boards. In 1989, he was elected to the Mattapoisett Elementary School Committee on which he served 3 terms until 1998.
He was appointed Treasurer of the Mattapoisett Lions Club, a position he served for 7 years. He received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award in 2010 for his dedication to Humanitarian Services.
He was a member of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church since 1973. He served on the Finance Committee for 12 years, 8 years as Chairman. He also, served on the Parsonage Committee and was Treasurer of the 2016 Capitol Campaign Committee.
Mr. Hodges also volunteered at the Council On Aging preparing tax returns for the benefit of many.
In addition to his wife, Beth F. (Foresman) Hodges of 52 years, he leaves a son, David B. Hodges, and his partner, Robin Perry of Acushnet, MA, a daughter Caryn H. Coulombe, and her husband, Michael of Acushnet, MA, 4 grandchildren, Jessie Hodges, Hannah Hodges, Collin Hodges and Bryan Coulombe, a sister Dianne Keating, and her husband, J. Andrew Keating and 2 nephews, Robert & Peter Dykeman.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, P.O. Box 284, Mattapoisett, MA 02739. Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Anna Lee Carey Van Allen
Aug 14, 2017

Anna Lee Carey Van Allen, 97, died peacefully at Pomperaug Woods, August 14th, near Naugatuck, CT, her home for 65 years. Born August 9, 1920 in Rose Valley, PA to Jessie and Harry Lee Carey, she attended Friends Central School and graduated from William Woods College '40 and Penn State University '42, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, a journalism major, and among a minority of women attending college in that era.
She dedicated her life to raising five children and volunteering for her community in extraordinary ways. With her husband, Robert William Van Allen, she founded the United Way of Naugatuck in 1962. She was honored by that organization in 2007 with a community service award named "The Van Allen Medal" in honor of her and her late husband who both served as board members and president for years. That award is still given each year to an outstanding volunteer.
A deeply spiritual person, she held many roles at the Naugatuck Congregational Church for over 60 years including: the first woman moderator, president of the Litchfield District and State Women's Fellowship, chair and member of the diaconate, Sunday School teacher, and chair of the 200th anniversary celebration. She especially loved organizing events such as jumble sales, fairs, and potluck dinners with her best friend Sarah Buell.
Keenly interested in local politics, she was elected a Senior Burgess of Naugatuck and served as acting mayor of the town. Her grandchildren still have campaign buttons with the slogan "ALVA for Burgess!" an acronym that persisted for the rest of her life. She was on the Park Board Commission, the Environmental Advisory Board, the Human Resources Committee, the Youth Advisory, Public Safety Committee for fire and police, and served as the Constitutional Bicentennial chair. She also ran in 1971 as a Republican for state representative and served on the State Board of the Connecticut Girl Scout Council, and Chairperson of the Naugatuck Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Always ready to volunteer for any good cause, she chaired and was a lifetime member of the Women's Study Club; she served on the boards of the Child Guidance Clinic, the Waterbury Hospital Auxiliary, the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, and the Environmental Commission. She served as chair of the Coordinating Center for Women which offered resources to local churches to address women's issues such as breast cancer, victims of abuse, and education for young teenagers.
Above all, she treasured time with her husband and family. She loved planning celebrations on every holiday and birthday well into her eighties, and organized picnics and sing-alongs with her children and a large extended circle of close friends in Naugatuck. She and Robert traveled all over the world with Sarah and Sherman Buell. For more than 73 years, she and her family spent summers on the beach in Quonochontaug, RI, enjoying the simple pleasures of swimming, biking, canoeing, clamming, and hosting large gatherings of children and grandchildren. Everyone was given chores and any outstanding deed or small kindness was given an "attagirl "or "attaboy" award. Her favorite phrase was "You can do anything you think you can do!"
Her husband Robert, died in 2004 after 63 years of marriage. She leaves four daughters and a son: Patricia Van Allen Voigt of Philadelphia, PA (Fred); Lee Van Allen Roberts of Katonah, NY (Ken); Margaret Van Allen Albert of Wareham, MA (David); Beth Van Allen Van der Veer (Paul) of Marion, MA; and R. Mark Van Allen of New Haven, CT (Jane).
She has eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday September 17, 2017 at the Naugatuck Congregational Church, Naugatuck CT at 3 pm. Donations in her memory may be made to : The United Way of Naugatuck and The Naugatuck Congregational Church.

DEATH
Peter B. Hodges
Aug 14, 2017

Peter B. Hodges, 76, of Mattapoisett, died in peace on August 14, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Peter was born in Taunton, MA on March 9, 1941 to the late Sheldon B. & Jessie A. (Tillson) Hodges.
Educated in Taunton Schools, he graduated from Taunton High School in 1958. He went on to graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1962 (BBA) and Northeastern University in 1975 (MBA). He was a member of the Winthrop Street Baptist Church. Mr. Hodges served in the US Army from 1962 - 1965.
Following his time in the military, he spent the next 13 years in finance, most notably at Revere Copper & Brass in New Bedford, MA and Halliday Lithograph Corp in Hanover, MA.
In 1978, he began his teaching career at Bristol Community College and Southeastern Massachusetts University. At the same time starting an accounting and tax practice in Mattapoisett, MA which he continued for 27 years. In 1982, he was appointed to a full-time faculty position at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, teaching Strategic Management and Small Business Administration.
He also served the Town of Mattapoisett on various boards. In 1989, he was elected to the Mattapoisett Elementary School Committee on which he served 3 terms until 1998.
He was appointed Treasurer of the Mattapoisett Lions Club, a position he served for 7 years. He received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award in 2010 for his dedication to Humanitarian Services.
He was a member of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church since 1973. He served on the Finance Committee for 12 years, 8 years as Chairman. He also, served on the Parsonage Committee and was Treasurer of the 2016 Capitol Campaign Committee.
Mr. Hodges also volunteered at the Council On Aging preparing tax returns for the benefit of many.
In addition to his wife, Beth F. (Foresman) Hodges of 52 years, he leaves a son, David B. Hodges, and his partner, Robin Perry of Acushnet, MA, a daughter Caryn H. Coulombe, and her husband, Michael of Acushnet, MA, 4 grandchildren, Jessie Hodges, Hannah Hodges, Collin Hodges and Bryan Coulombe, a sister Dianne Keating, and her husband, J. Andrew Keating and 2 nephews, Robert & Peter Dykeman.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, P.O. Box 284, Mattapoisett, MA 02739. Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Richard J. Scarpellino
Aug 12, 2017

Richard J. Scarpellino, 85, of Marion, formerly of Ramsey, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 12, 2017. His loving companion, Josefa Simon, was at his side. Mr. Scarpellino was the husband of the late Rebecca Ann (Wilmington) Scarpellino. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Salvatore and Margaret (Savastano) Scarpellino. Mr. Scarpellino lived in Marion, MA for 21 years. A jazz enthusiast, "Bebop" excelled at the trumpet and piano, writing songs and a novel, sailing, and watching basketball and baseball. He was Director of Basic Sciences and Chief Scientist of the General Foods Corporation, consulted for Givaudan, and held numerous patents dealing with food and flavor chemistry. He received his BA from Brooklyn College and a PhD in Food Science from Cornell University. He served for three years in the US Coast Guard during the Korean War. He is survived by his daughter Susan (Scarpellino) Saidenberg of Rexford, NY, his brother Ralph Scarpellino, Sr. of Manalapan, N.J., and his four grandchildren: Lucia Saidenberg, Emma Saidenberg, Julia Arp and Ryan Arp. He was the father of the late Rebecca (Scarpellino) Arp and Richard Scarpellino Jr., and the brother of the late Elizabeth (Scarpellino) Nawracaj.
Funeral services and burial will be private. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit www.warehamvillagefuneralhome.com

DEATH
Patricia A. Fleurent
Aug 10, 2017

Patricia A. Fleurent, 75, of Mattapoisett passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in St. Anne's Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Leo H. Fleurent, Sr. and the Late Sophie (Wypych) Fleurent Pitta she lived most of her early and later years in the area, while also living in New Jersey for 30 years.
Miss Fleurent loved her cats. They were like her children. She also loved the beach.
She is survived by two brothers, Leo H. Fleurent, Jr. and his wife Rochelle of Fairhaven and Robert "Pete" Fleurent of Wareham; nieces and nephews, Lynne Sylva, Michael Fleurent, Randall Fleurent and Nicole Fleurent. She was the aunt of the late Bruce Fleurent.
Her Funeral Mass will be Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 9 am in St. Mary's Church, Main Street, Fairhaven, MA. Burial will be private. For online tribute, www.waring-sullivan.com.

DEATH
Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo
Aug 08, 2017

Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo, 91, of New Bedford died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was the wife of the late Alexander B. Anselmo.
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late John F. and Angelina F. (Mendez) DeMello, she lived in New Bedford and Mattapoisett for most of her life.
She was a member of The Order of the Eastern Star, Agawam Chapter.
Dorothy was well known as the owner of Fragozo Linguica in New Bedford.
She is survived by three children, Sheila Davidson and her husband Jim, Alison Anselmo, and Bradford Anselmo; three grandsons, Jimmy Davidson and his wife Kaera, Joseph Moceri, III, and Alexander Moceri; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late John F. DeMello.
Her funeral service and burial were held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: It's All About The Animals, Inc., 103 Marion Rd., Rochester, MA 02770. For online condolence book, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

DEATH
Alice Seifert
Aug 08, 2017

Alice Seifert, 95, of Marion passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness.
Alice was the daughter of the late John J. and Martha (Geier) Seifert. She was a lifelong area resident and she worked as a bookkeeper.
She is survived by a brother, Arthur Seifert and his wife Rose of Marion; and a nephew, Kurt Seifert of Marion.
Her services are private and under the direction of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For online tribute www.rock-funeralhome.com

DEATH
Neale Birdsall
Aug 03, 2017

Neale Birdsall of Duxbury, MA passed away in his home on August 3rd of complications from Parkinson's Disease, surrounded by his family. Neale was 86 years old. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Janice (Kealey) and their three children, Anne Kellogg of Holliston, MA, Gregg Birdsall and his wife Amy of Mt. Airy, MD and Polly Martinson and her husband G. Thomas of Milton, MA. He leaves behind eight grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Marie Birdsall of Boxford, MA and Isabelle Schweitzer of Ithaca, NY.
Neale graduated from Tabor Academy in 1951 and Lehigh University in 1955. Prior to moving to The Village at Duxbury in 2014, Neale and Janice lived in Marion, MA for 43 years where Neale was Director of Alumni and Development at Tabor Academy until his retirement in 1992. Neale had a great passion for the sea. During his years living in Marion, Neale enjoyed spending much of his time boating in Buzzards Bay with his wife and family. He was an accomplished builder and restorer of ship models. The town of Marion commissioned him to create a replica of the "The Ghost Ship", Mary Celeste, which he then donated to the Sippican Historical Society.
Since moving to the Village, Neale joined an art class where he soon mastered the art of water color painting. He created many beautiful works of art and was soon featured as the "Artist of the Month".
A Memorial Service to celebrate Neale's life will be held at the First Congregational Church of Marion on September 12, 2017 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Neale's memory to either Tabor Academy, 66 Spring St., Marion, MA 02738, or Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Cr., Suite 326, Plymouth, MA 02360.

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