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 »

Peter B. Hodges

Peter B. Hodges, 76, of Mattapoisett, died in peace on August 14, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Peter was born in Taunton, MA on March 9, 1941 to the late Sheldon B. & Jessie A. (Tillson) Hodges. Educated in Taunton Schools, he graduated from Taunton High School in 1958. He went on to […] Read more »

Richard J. Scarpellino

Richard J. Scarpellino, 85, of Marion, formerly of Ramsey, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 12, 2017. His loving companion, Josefa Simon, was at his side. Mr. Scarpellino was the husband of the late Rebecca Ann (Wilmington) Scarpellino. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, the son of […] Read more »

Patricia A. Fleurent

Patricia A. Fleurent, 75, of Mattapoisett passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in St. Anne’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Leo H. Fleurent, Sr. and the Late Sophie (Wypych) Fleurent Pitta she lived most of her early and later years in the area, while also living in New Jersey for […] Read more »

Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo

Dorothy F. (DeMello) Anselmo, 91, of New Bedford died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was the wife of the late Alexander B. Anselmo. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late John F. and Angelina F. (Mendez) DeMello, she lived in New Bedford and Mattapoisett for most of her life. She was a member of […] Read more »

Alice Seifert

Alice Seifert, 95, of Marion passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. Alice was the daughter of the late John J. and Martha (Geier) Seifert. She was a lifelong area resident and she worked as a bookkeeper. She is survived by a brother, Arthur Seifert and his wife […] Read more »