George B. Mock, Jr.

George B. Mock, Jr. died September 4, 2017 following a stroke. He was 87. A native of Albany, Georgia, he had resided in Mattapoisett since 1965. Before coming to the New Bedford area, he worked in the international petroleum industry with Esso Standard, Standard-Vacuum Oil, and Arthur D. Little, Inc. A graduate of Georgia Tech […] Read more »

Virginia (Humphrey) Hathaway

Virginia (Humphrey) Hathaway passed away on August 30th. She was 99 and in 2015 was the recipient of the Boston Post Cane as Marion’s oldest living resident. Virginia was born in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Bethia (Hammond) and Albert Humphrey. When she was 7, her mother passed away, and she moved with her brother […] Read more »

Richard Leonard Keenan, III

Richard Leonard Keenan, III of Sacremento, CA, formerly of Mattapoisett, was taken from us on Friday, August, 25, 2017 at the young age of 56. The oldest of four children, Rick was a loving husband, devoted father, beloved brother and a great person to all who had the privilege to call him a friend. Born […] Read more »

Sandra Lee (Kidston) Tollison

Sandra Lee (Kidston) Tollison, age 68, of Mattapoisett, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital following a long illness. She was the wife of Terry Tollison with whom she shared 30 years of marriage. She was born in Danvers, MA, a daughter of the late Theodore and Gertrude (Durrigan) Kidston. She […] Read more »

Edward W. Lewis, Jr.

Edward W. Lewis, Jr., 87, of Mattapoisett, died peacefully at home on August 19, 2017. Mr. Lewis was born in Watervliet, NY and resided in Mattapoisett since 1964. He was employed at the Alberox Corporation in New Bedford for over 30 years before his retirement in 1994. For over 50 years he was very active […] Read more »

Anna Lee Carey Van Allen

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 […] Read more »

Edward J. “Muddy” Ruel, Jr.

Edward J. “Muddy” Ruel, Jr., of Mattapoisett, born in Norwood, MA, Age 73, passed away unexpectedly on a peaceful ocean journey home from Martha’s Vineyard on August 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife Deborah Cameron Ruel; former wife Freda Hall Ruel; children Edward J. Ruel, III and his wife Rosemary of Fairhaven, Heather […] Read more »

Michael J. Cafarella

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 […] Read more »

Judith L. (Quintin) Pasquill

Judith L. (Quintin) Pasquill, 79, of Fairhaven died August 20, 2017 unexpectedly at home. She was the wife of the late Richard Noel “Turk” Pasquill and the beloved mother of Donna L. Pease, Darlene Pasquill Hiller, and Richard R. Pasquill. While she lived in Fairhaven most of her life, she was well known in Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Robert Francis “Bob” Bennett

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 […] Read more »