Patrick John “Patch” Cooper


Patrick John “Patch” Cooper, 22, of Mattapoisett, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He was born in Providence, a son of Timothy J. Cooper of Mattapoisett and Donna Jeanne (Monty) Ramos of New Bedford. He grew up in New Bedford. He graduated from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School. He had worked as […] Read more »

Thelma (Briggs) Ladner


Thelma (Briggs) Ladner’s graveside memorial service will be held Sunday, August 9, 2015, 2pm at the North Marion Cemetery, County Road, Marion, MA. All who knew, loved and remember Thelma are invited to join us in her memory. Read more »

Henry R. Briggs


Henry R. Briggs, 76, of Marion died July 26, 2015 at the Oaks Nursing Home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Russell) Briggs. Born in Marion, the son of the late Edwin L. and Marilda (Willett) Briggs, he lived in Marion all of his life. Mr. Briggs was formerly […] Read more »

Barbara K De Wilde


Barbara K De Wilde, 85, of Fairhaven, MA, passed away on July 13, 2015. Born in Lackawanna, NY on January 15, 1930, predeceased by her parents Julianna and Fredrich and one son. Survived by her husband and true friend of 66 years Henry De Wilde. The first of their many travels was their honeymoon trip […] Read more »

Rose Cutler


Rose Cutler, 90, of Marion, MA died peacefully at home on July 18, 2015. The daughter of Rose G. and George P. Gardner she was born in Brookline. She attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston after which she became a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital School of Nursing. In 1948, she […] Read more »

Domingo Paul Mello


Domingo Paul Mello, 73, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015 unexpectedly in Hyannis. He was the longtime companion of Cynthia Gonsalves of Dennis Port. Born in Marion, he was the son of the late Louise (Corey) & Peter V. Mello and moved to Dennis in 1990. Domingo worked in the construction industry for many years. He […] Read more »

Ricky Anthony Pursley


Ricky Anthony Pursley, 60, passed away peacefully at Tobey Hospital surrounded by his family in Wareham, Massachusetts on Thursday, June 11, 2015. He was born and raised in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts on July 11, 1954 to Gene Pursley and Evelyn (Silveira) Pursley. He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Everett and Bertie Julia (White) Pursley, his […] Read more »

Amelia M. (Denesha) Murphy


Amelia M. (Denesha) Murphy, 90, of Marion died July 15, 2015 at Tobey Hospital. She was the wife of the late Chesley Thomas Murphy. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Theodore and Victoria (Fredette) Denesha, she lived in New Bedford before moving to Rochester in 1969. She was a communicant of St. […] Read more »

Elsie (Teixeira) Rego


Elsie (Teixeira) Rego, 81, of Mattapoisett died July 14, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Mario V. Rego, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joaquim and Aurora (Gomes) Teixeira, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. She was a […] Read more »

Gilbert F. “Gilly” Leonardo


Gilbert F. “Gilly” Leonardo, 61, of Marion, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was the husband of Donna M. (Albert) Leonardo. Born in New Bedford, Gilly was the son of Bessie R. (Baker) Leonardo of New Bedford and the late Gilbert F. Leonardo, Sr. and has lived in Marion […] Read more »