Sandra Buckles

Sandra Buckles, age 67 of Marion formerly of Dartmouth, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Tobey Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late John Buckles III and the daughter of Bessie (Baker) Leonardo and the late Gilbert Leonardo, Sr. A lifelong resident of this area, Mrs. Buckles dedicated her life to […] Read more »

Claire K. (Kern) Murphy

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Claire K. (Kern) Murphy, 89, of Marion, MA, died peacefully after a long illness Thursday, November 10, 2016. She was born in Dedham, MA, daughter of the late Ferdinand E. and Ellen M. (Zilliox) Kern. She graduated from Girls’ Latin School in Boston, MA. As a young woman, Claire worked at the Bank of Boston. […] Read more »

Robert H. Bertrand

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Robert H. Bertrand, 90, of Mattapoisett and Naples, FL, passed peacefully from this life on November 10, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Georgette C. “Gerri” (Cournoyer) Bertrand, to whom he was happily married for 68 years. Born and raised in New Bedford, the son of the late […] Read more »

William A. Sylvia

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William A. Sylvia, age 85 of Rochester, formerly of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 in St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Merle (Carter) Sylvia to whom he had been married for 61 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Alfred and Virginia […] Read more »

Raymond Desrosiers

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Raymond Desrosiers, 82, of Rochester, passed away on November 7, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Theresa Desrosiers, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late John and Ernestine (Aubut) Desrosiers, he lived in Rochester for many years. Raymond and his […] Read more »

Flora G. (Sylvia) Senna

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Flora G. (Sylvia) Senna, 91, of Mattapoisett died Monday November 7, 2016 at Sippican Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Gabriel B. Senna. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Antone and Emilia (Leitao) Sylvia, she lived in Mattapoisett for over 50 years. She was a graduate of New Bedford […] Read more »

Robert Lindley Furnans

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Robert Lindley Furnans, 75, passed away at home, September 1, 2016 after his battle with cancer. He was born October 6, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to Albert D. and Madeliene Furnans. His family moved to Mattapoisett, where he grew up, loved the water, and learned to sail on the brigantine “Yankee”. After graduating from Fairhaven […] Read more »

Cynthia Babbitt Bryden

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Cynthia Babbitt Bryden, 89 of Beaufort, South Carolina and Marion died November 5, 2016 peacefully after a brief illness at Sippican Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Robert Bryden. Born in Fairhaven, the daughter of the late Edwin V. and Dorothy (Almy) Babbitt. She moved with her family to Marion as a […] Read more »

Normand E. “Sonny” Duval

Normand E. “Sonny” Duval, 86, of Rochester passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Aldora (Barretto) Duval. Born in Acushnet, a son of the late Joseph and Auore (Talbot) he lived most of his life in there and Rochester. He was a communicant of St. John […] Read more »

Valentina (Abrantes) Sykes

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Valentina (Abrantes) Sykes, 91, of Mattapoisett died October 29, 2016 at Tobey Hospital. She was the wife of the late James Sykes, and the sister of the late Dennis Abrantes. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joseph and Maria D. (Couto) Abrantes, she lived in Dartmouth most of her life before moving […] Read more »