Rita J. (Carrier) Galligan

Rita J. (Carrier) Galligan passed away at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, on January 27, 2017, at the age of 101. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Galligan and the daughter of the late John and Marilda (Boily) Carrier. Rita was most proud of mothering two sets of twins and family […] Read more »

William B. Purtell, Jr.

William B. Purtell, Jr., 77, of Bristol, RI, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Jane (Hinton) Allen Purtell. Born in Trenton, NJ, son of the late William and Marion (Hammond) Purtell, he lived in Fairhaven for most of his life. He served his country in […] Read more »

Patricia E. (Thompson) Broughton

Patricia E. (Thompson) Broughton, 86, of Mattapoisett died January 20, 2017 peacefully at the Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay. She was the wife of the late Francis E. Broughton. Born in Pittsfield, MA, the daughter of the late Gilbert T. and Katherine (Hennon) Thompson, she was raised in Dartmouth and lived […] Read more »

Peter W. Kodis, Jr.

Peter W. Kodis, Jr., 79, of Mattapoisett died Monday, January 16, 2017. He was the husband of Roberta Joyce (Maxon) Kodis. Born in Norwood, son of the late Peter Kodis, Sr. and Marcella (Hobitz) Kodis, he lived in Norwood until joining the U.S. Coast Guard after high school. He then moved to Mattapoisett where his […] Read more »

Bernadette D. (Donoghue) Weber

Bernadette D. (Donoghue) Weber, 93, of Marion, formerly of Westwood, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Sippican Health Care Center in Marion. She was the beloved wife of Ernest W. Weber. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Stewart) Donoghue. Mrs. Weber worked as a bookkeeper and secretary […] Read more »

Scott L. Almeida

Scott L. Almeida, age 51 of Acushnet, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017, after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of Leonard and Joyce (Barcroft) Almeida. Scott spent 22 years employed by D. W. White as a machine operator. He adored his family and dog Rusty. He got a rush […] Read more »

Edward R. Nick

Edward R. Nick, 81, of Marion died January 9, 2017 at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Barbara (Detmer) Nick, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Bridgeport, CT, the son of the late Louis J. and Jeanne (Beaudin) Nick, he lived in Connecticut before retiring to […] Read more »

Rita M. Lapointe

Rita M. Lapointe passed away on Dec. 29th. 2016. Although not a year-round Mattapoisett resident, Rita considered Mattapoisett her home since 1991, spending the summer months with her family and friends on Brant Beach. She attended St. Anthony’s Church weekly with the help of rides from generous neighbors. Rita loved music, Bridge, Dominoes, trips on […] Read more »

Paul Fitzgerald

Paul Fitzgerald, 81, of Fairhaven, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in New Bedford. He was the husband of M. Dolores (Davidsen) Hansen-Fitzgerald and the late Kay (Ward) Fitzgerald. Born in the Bronx, NY, son of the late Gerald and Abigail (Daugherty) Fitzgerald, he moved to Mattapoisett in 1944, and spent […] Read more »

Frank Cabral, Jr.

Frank Cabral, Jr., “Frank the Barber”, age 70, of Rochester, MA, passed away December 16, 2016 after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones. Frank was the son of the late Frank and Margaret Cabral, Sr.. Survivors include his daughter, Sara Ann Lima and her husband, Antonio S. Lima, Jr. and his granddaughter, […] Read more »