Gordon M. Sequeira


Gordon M. Sequeira, 84, of Marion, died Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. He was the husband of Delores (Martin) Sequeira. Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Mary (Mendes) Sequeira. A graduate of Wareham High School, Class of 1949, Mr. Sequeira worked as a laborer in […] Read more »

John E. “Jack” Risgin


John E. “Jack” Risgin, 71, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Janet T. (Burdette) Risgin, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Together, they raised their family in Mattapoisett before retiring to Bluffton, SC in 2007. Jack […] Read more »

Daniel J. Sullivan, Sr.


Daniel J. Sullivan, Sr. – Dan, Grampy, Papa, Squeaky, friend, of Brandt Beach, Mattapoisett died December 16, 2015. He was married to the love of his life Carmen for over 27 years. She was his whole world and he hers. Combined they had 9 children. As their family grew with marriages, 19 grandchildren and 5 […] Read more »

Joan Marie (Davis) McDonald


Joan Marie (Davis) McDonald, 71, of Fairhaven passed away on Wednesday December 16, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Boston to the late Elmer and Theresa (King) Davis, she was raised and lived in Nantucket where she met and married her husband of 53 years, Ronald McDonald, Sr. They moved to Marion […] Read more »

Lisa Faley Howard


Lisa Faley Howard of Mattapoisett passed away of natural causes in her home on December 14, 2015. Lisa grew up in West Hartford CT and graduated from Conard High School class of 1972. She went on to an undergraduate degree at Duke University and received her Masters of Library Science degree from Simmons College. She […] Read more »

John J. Diggin Jr.


John J. Diggin Jr., 68, died at home in Rochester on Sunday Dec. 13, after a vicious battle with cancer. John was born in South Boston, the son of the late John J. and Alice (Hartnett) Diggin Sr., and spent most of his childhood in Dorchester. John also lived in Mansfield, Cambridge and Braintree before […] Read more »

Clifford C. Dartt


Clifford C. Dartt, 95, died peacefully on December 3, 2015 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, MA. Clifford was a decorated Veteran and an Eagle Scout. He worked for the phone company helping to set up the Early Distance warning line in Alaska and later in Iran and Saudi Arabia. Clifford was a very […] Read more »

Suzanne C. (Libby) Sylvester

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Suzanne C. (Libby) Sylvester, 66, of Mattapoisett died December 9, 2015 peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Edward J. Sylvester, Jr. Born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Gordon D. and Shirley E. (Cavanaugh) Libby, she was raised in Bridgewater before moving to Mattapoisett in 1979. Mrs. Sylvester […] Read more »

Susan Elston Wallace Drake

Susan Elston Wallace Drake, beloved wife of Philip M. Drake, died as she lived quietly with her daughter Margaret and her husband of 66 years at her side on Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Naples, Florida. She was a devoted mother to four daughters Anne, Kathleen, Margaret (Todd Vallely) and Susan Holly (Todd Sylvestri). Susan […] Read more »

Elizabeth (Redington) Saunders

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Elizabeth (Redington) Saunders, beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Saunders, Sr, formerly of Walpole, MA, passed away peacefully in her 100th year on November 23, 2015 surrounded by the comfort of her family at the Maristhill Nursing Home in Waltham, MA. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Corliss) Redington, originally […] Read more »