Dale E. Fearing


Dale E. Fearing, 63, of Fall River passed away Tuesday October 4, at the McCarthy Care Center. Dale was born in Wareham the son of John F. and Lucy W. (Maxim) Fearing of Mattapoisett. He attended Old Rochester Regional High School and graduated from the University of Rhode Island. Dale was a licensed pharmacist and […] Read more »

Dorothy T. Marini


Dorothy T. Marini, 87, of Marion, died Friday, September 30, 2016, at Sippican Healthcare Center after a long illness. Dorothy was the wife of the late Joseph A. Marini; they enjoyed 54 years of marriage until his passing in 2007. She is survived by daughter Susan (Marini) Nielsen and husband Butch of Fairhaven; daughter Paula […] Read more »

Robert G. Burbank

Robert G. Burbank, 82, of Mattapoisett died Saturday October 1, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Martha A. (Coates) Burbank, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Eric G. and Helen M. (Gidley) Burbank, he […] Read more »

Jacques P. van de Kerckhof


Jacques P. van de Kerckhof, 79, of Mattapoisett died September 24, 2016 peacefully at Brookdale Assisted Living in Dartmouth, MA. He was the husband of Christiane E. (Beyens) van de Kerckhof. Jacques’ life had been an inspiration for all of us. His leadership, vision, compassion and values have helped shape who we are as a […] Read more »

Richard P. Regan


Richard P. Regan, 95, of Mattapoisett died Monday September 19, 2016 at Our Lady’s Haven after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Ruth L. (Waite) Regan. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Richard P. and Emilienne (Melanson) Regan, he lived in Mattapoisett for many years. Mr. Regan was […] Read more »

Claire Constance (Dubois) Desroches


Claire Constance (Dubois) Desroches, 94, of New Bedford died September 19, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Normand R. Desroches. The daughter of the late Joseph and Rosealba (Jolly) Dubois, she was born in New Bedford and lived there […] Read more »

Thomas Sacchetti

Thomas Sacchetti, 90, died Monday, September 19, 2016 at his home in West Wareham. He was the husband of Bernadine A. Sacchetti and the widower of the late Dominga (Rocha) Sacchetti. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Antonio and Annunziata (D’Agostino) Sacchetti. A previous resident of Rochester for 30 years, […] Read more »

Maribeth Dahill

Maribeth Dahill, 97, passed away quietly at her home in Mattapoisett on September 17, 2016. Maribeth was born on July 9, 1919 in New Bedford, MA. She was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Margaret (Shortell) Dahill. Raised and educated in Taunton, MA, after her schooling Maribeth was employed in the Probate Division […] Read more »

Diane (Belliveau) Rego


Diane (Belliveau) Rego, 75, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Manuel B. Rego, Jr. Born in Acushnet, a daughter of the late Joseph Raymond and Irene (Ferreira) Belliveau she was a lifelong area resident and a communicant of the former St. Kilian […] Read more »

Andree Madeleine Lavoie


Andree Madeleine Lavoie, 91 of Marion, formerly of Somerset, passed away, Monday, September 12, 2016. She was the wife of the late Herve. G. Lavoie. Andree was born in Frameries, Belgium, a coal miner’s daughter.  She was a daughter of the late Theophile and Hermance (DeWitte) Lahaut. Andree was a War Bride of World War […] Read more »