James T. Canty


James T. Canty, 68, of Rochester, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Our Lady’s Haven in Fairhaven. He was the husband of Linda J. Canty with whom he shared 27 years of marriage. Born in Dedham, the son of the late James and Dorothy (Driscoll) Canty, he was a longtime resident of Fairhaven. […] Read more »

Anne H. Stowell

Anne H. Stowell, of Mattapoisett, died peacefully on February 26 at 85 years of age. She attended Center School and was a member of the Fairhaven High School, class of 1948, from which she had special lasting friends. She graduated from the University of Iowa, returned East to work for D.C. Heath Publishing Co. in […] Read more »

Standish King Allen

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Standish King Allen, age 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by the comfort of his loving family at the Golden Living Center in Norwood on Thursday, February 25, 2016. He was the son of the late Lesley B. and Constance (King) Allen. Stan was born in Taunton on April 30, 1924. He was a graduate of […] Read more »

Jeanette P. (Prokott) Webb


Jeanette P. (Prokott) Webb, 73, of Mattapoisett, formerly of Lexington and Rochester died February 14, 2016 peacefully at home. She was the beloved wife of Herbert F. Webb. Born in Little Falls, MN, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Helen (Eggert) Prokott. She had been a member of the Franciscan Sisters […] Read more »

Evelyn Veiga


Evelyn Veiga of Mattapoisett, wife of the late George Veiga Sr. and eldest daughter of the late Anibal Abreu and Edna Mae Walker, granddaughter of Ida Mae Walker of Harwich, MA, passed on in the presence of her loved ones on the night of Feburary 15, 2016. She graced the earth for nearly 98 years […] Read more »

Marian T. LeBlanc

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Marian T. LeBlanc, 85, of Palm Desert, California, and Marion, Massachusetts, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016. She was born in Norwood, Mass. on September 20, 1930 to the late Michael & Marian Murphy. She is survived by her beloved spouse of 59 years, Harold E. LeBlanc. Also surviving are her brother Paul C. […] Read more »

William “Bill” Kimmick

William “Bill” Kimmick, 83, passed on February 14, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was a true lover of life, gadgets, and adventures. He’d never pass up an opportunity to go out, try or see something new, or fiddle with anything he could get his hands on. Bill was born to Dollye and Marion […] Read more »

Lesley Johnson

Lesley Johnson passed away on Monday, 2/8/16 at her home in Moosup, CT. She had suffered with asthma, COPD and atrial fibrillation. Her father was Mel Johnson of Harbor Beach, Mattapoisett. Her mother was Hellen Martin of Plainfield, CT. She is survived by a brother, Douglas Johnson of Arkansas and two daughters; Angel Clerici of […] Read more »

Catherine T. “Kay” (DeTerra) Messier


Catherine T. “Kay” (DeTerra) Messier, 89, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 9, 2016. She was the wife of the late Bernard L. Messier. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Rose) DeTerra, she moved to Mattapoisett in 1974. She was a graduate of […] Read more »

Richard J. “Rick” Guerzoni


Richard J. “Rick” Guerzoni, (Ret. Chief, Marion FD), 61, of Marion, died Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.  He was the husband of Leslie F. Guerzoni. Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late John H. & Madeline P. (Coggeshall) Guerzoni.  A graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School in […] Read more »