Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham


Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham, age 90, of Wareham, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Milford, NH, a son of the late Clayton R. and Eva L. (Mason) Ingraham, he had lived in Vermont and Marion before moving to Wareham in 1998. Dr. Ingraham served in the United States Army […] Read more »

Michael Allen Sylvia

Michael Allen Sylvia, 53, of Rochester, MA passed away Thursday, August 13 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was the son of Carl L. and Mary-Alice (Chase) Sylvia of Marion. He was the grandson of the late Clifton and Alice Chase of Rochester. Michael was a graduate of Tabor Academy in Marion and attended […] Read more »

Natalie Cerveny Atwood


Natalie Cerveny Atwood, 90, of Marion, passed away on August 13.  Natalie was born on July 14, 1925 in Westfield, Massachusetts and was a longtime resident of Marion. Natalie was a graduate of Westfield High School, Westfield Commercial School, and American Institute of Banking.  She was actively involved in her community as the former President of Tobey […] Read more »

Dorothy B. Coykendall


Dorothy “Dot” June Barlow Coykendall, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2015 in Marion where she has lived since 1962. Dot was born in Longmeadow on October 5, 1919, daughter of Waldo Barlow and Clorinda von Heinrichshofen. After graduating from Emma Willard School, Dot went on to graduate from Connecticut College for Women. Dot was […] Read more »

Hilda J. (Barros) Silva


Hilda J. (Barros) Silva, 91, of Marion, died August 11, 2015 in Tobey Hospital, Wareham. She was the daughter of the late Manuel and Dominga (Oliveria) Barros. She was born in Marion and lived there all of her life. Mrs. Silva was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary Dudley L. Brown Post 2486 in […] Read more »

Gladys K. (Kinsman) Ward

Gladys K. (Kinsman) Ward, 103, of Marion died August 11, 2015 at Sippican Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Melvin T. Ward. Born in Natick, the daughter of the late Ethan and Olive (Morey) Kinsman, she lived in Stoughton and Natick for many years, later lived in Florida before moving to […] Read more »

Thelma A. (Austin) Connor

Thelma A. (Austin) Connor, 93, of Mattapoisett died August 10, 2015 peacefully after a long and beautiful life. She was the wife of the late John J. Connor with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Edward A. and Ethel (Taylor) Austin, she lived in New […] Read more »

Margaret Johnston

Margaret Johnston, 93, of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, formerly of Mattapoisett, died June 16, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born November 11, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts. Margaret is survived by her daughters, Merilyn Brooks (Dallas, TX) and Gail Johnston (Durango, CO); nieces Jean Bell, Ann MacFarlane, and Andrea Boardman; and nephews Charles Boardman and Russell Boardman. She […] Read more »

Shelley A. (Russell) Blanchard


Shelley A. (Russell) Blanchard, 61, of Rochester died August 4, 2015 at home after a long illness surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Stewart A. Blanchard. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Howard and Pauline (Sekulich) Russell, she was raised in Brockton and moved to Rochester in 1984. Mrs. Blanchard […] Read more »

David J. Olney


David J. Olney, 80, of Mattapoisett passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. He was the husband of Margaret “Peggy” (Leask) Olney. David was born and raised in Waltham, MA, the youngest child of Charles E. and Loraine (Caul) Olney. A life-long summer resident of Mattapoisett, he moved […] Read more »