Charles B. Dunn

Charles B. Dunn, age 83, passed away February 18, 2015. He was born and lived most of his life in Mattapoisett. He graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1949 and from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After his naval service, he returned to this area, where he worked in New Bedford at Revere Copper […] Read more »

Gilbert P. Pelletier


Gilbert P. Pelletier, age 80, of Fairhaven, formerly of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jeannette E. (Lavallee) Pelletier. He was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Lawrence and Angelina (Theriault) Pelletier. Mr. Pelletier was a […] Read more »

Gerald J. Normandin, Jr.


Gerald J. Normandin, Jr., 68, of Mattapoisett passed away February 13, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital with his family by his side. He was the husband of Margaret C. (Wedge) Normandin with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Gerald J. and Blanche (Maurice) Normandin, he […] Read more »

Florence (Sylvia) Webster


Florence (Sylvia) Webster, 90, of Fairhaven passed Sunday, February 8, 2015, at home surrounded by her family. She now rests in the arms of her Savior. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 64 years, John Webster Jr. Born in Mattapoisett to Joseph and Catherine Sylvia, she was the remaining survivor of 10 children. […] Read more »

Richard ‘Dick’ H. Jackson

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Richard ‘Dick’ H. Jackson passed away on February 9, 2015. Richard was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1931 to Richard Percy and Isabel Drew Jackson. Following graduation from Brown & Nichols School Cambridge Massachusetts, he attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduating in 1952 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Seamanship and Navigation. He sailed with the […] Read more »

Wayne C. Knight


Wayne C. Knight, 82, of Mattapoisett died February 9, 2015 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Sylvia A. (Jarratt) Knight with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Born and raised in Rochester, the son of the late Kenneth W. and Addie A. (Shurtleff) Knight, he lived in Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Beverlyn Bessette Silva

Beverlyn Bessette Silva, 50, of Rockland, formerly of Marion, passed away on Wednesday December 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Silva. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of Milton “Babe” Bessette and the late Florence E. (Nye) Bessette, she lived in Marion for most of her life. Beverlyn was involved […] Read more »

Palmeda A. Daggett


Palmeda A. Daggett of Rochester died peacefully Thursday, February 5, 2015, at Sippican Healthcare Center. She leaves two sons, Raymond C. and Kenneth E. Daggett; four grandchildren, Cory Daggett, Andrew Daggett, Caleb Wood-Daggett, and Heather Guay; one great-grandson, Aiden Guay, and her brother, Edmund F. Arruda. She was the widow of Calvin R. Daggett. Pal, […] Read more »

Richard Woods Carr


Richard Woods Carr, 90, passed away peacefully at home on February 6, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 55 years, June (Hiller) Carr. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of William Bell Carr, Jr. and Mary Ann (Woods) Carr. Mr. Carr was employed for 25 years […] Read more »

Bruce M. Reardon


Bruce M. Reardon, 72, of Mattapoisett died January 29, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Jody (Boles) Reardon. Born and raised in Brockton, the son of the late Stuart F. and Viola A. (Backstrom) Reardon, he lived in Arizona for many years before moving to […] Read more »