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 »

Kenneth E. Kawa

Kenneth E. Kawa, 70, of Mattapoisett died Sunday December 25, 2016 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Carol A. (Mazzola) Kawa. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Chester and Doris (Souza) Kawa, he lived in Mattapoisett for many years. Mr. Kawa was formerly employed as a salesperson at […] Read more »

Delia M. “Ma Caton” (Amaral) Caton

Delia M. “Ma Caton” (Amaral) Caton, 87, of Mattapoisett, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in New Bedford, after a brief illness.  She was the wife of the late Manuel Caton, Jr. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Ernest and Georgianna (Sylvia) Amaral, she lived most of her life […] Read more »

Olga R. (Miga) Martin

Olga R. (Miga) Martin, 89 years old died at her home on Wednesday morning, December 28, 2016 surronded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Frederick Martin, Jr. (ret Patrolman/Juvenile Detective, Taunton Police Department). Olga was born in Taunton and daughter of the late Walter and Regina (Klos) Miga of Poland. […] Read more »

Ken Watjen

Ken Watjen passed away at the Bellingham at Orchard, Bellingham, WA on December 26, 2016, bringing his journey with Alzheimer’s to a close. His loving family was there for support along with his dedicated caregivers. He was a loving husband to his wife Susan, beloved father to his daughters, Laurel and Meg Watjen, and “Grampy […] Read more »

Owen Higgins

On December 23rd, Owen was in a terrible car accident half of a mile from the rink where he loved to skate.  Tragically, both Owen and his long time friend James Lavin lost their lives after hitting black ice, thankfully with enough force that neither suffered or knew what had happened.  Through the extraordinary efforts […] Read more »

Charles F. Lanagan, Jr.

Charles F. Lanagan, Jr., 69, of Marion died December 21, 2016 unexpectedly at home. He was the husband of Barbara (Frenandes) Lanagan. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Charles F. and Mary Alice (Ostiguy) Lanagan, he lived in Mattapoisett and Marion most of his life. Mr. Lanagan was formerly employed by Schaefer […] Read more »

Catherine F. “Kay” (Hardiman) Lowney

Catherine F. “Kay” (Hardiman) Lowney, 94, of Mattapoisett died December 20, 2016 at Sippican Health Care Center after a long illness. She was the wife of the late John T. Lowney. Born in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of the late Thomas and Lillian (Newcomb) Hardiman, she was raised in Dorchester and lived in Marion for […] Read more »