Eugenia (Pina) Oliver Hines

Eugenia (Pina) Oliver Hines, also known as the “Matriarch of the Oliver Family”, age 91, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Charles “Chuck” A. Hines and former wife of the late John Oliver.             Eugenia was born in Plymouth, MA to the […] Read more »

Linda Pirro Solomon

Linda Pirro Solomon, 71, of Marion, Dover and Needham, died November 27, 2019. She was the wife of Dr. Alan Solomon.             Linda was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Originally from Needham and Dover, Massachusetts before moving to Marion in 2001. She was the daughter of Erminie and Anthony T. Pirro (deceased).             Linda worked as a medical […] Read more »

William B. Rosperich

William B. Rosperich, 68, of Mattapoisett, died peacefully at home on Sunday, November 24, 2019. He was the husband of Christine M. (Perrault) Rosperich.   Born in Quantico, VA, son of the late Anthony J. and Eleanor (Magee) Rosperich, he spent his early years as a “military brat” before moving to Mattapoisett in 1964.   Bill enlisted […] Read more »

Edward D. Francis, IV

Edward D. Francis, IV, 69, of Marion died Thursday, November 28, 2019 at home surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Kristine A. (Joseph) Francis. Born in New Bedford, son of the late Edward D. Francis, III and Florence J. (Lopes) Francis, he lived in […] Read more »

Thomas “Tommy” Christian Chaples, Sr.

Thomas “Tommy” Christian Chaples, Sr. entered into rest Tuesday, November 25, 2019.             Tommy is the husband of Ashley Elizabeth Tindal Chaples. They have been married for 9 wonderful years. He is the father of Thomas Christian Chaples, Jr., Scarlett Inez Chaples, and Dalton Hudson James Chaples. Tommy was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and is […] Read more »

John Dawson

John Dawson, 85, a longtime resident of Boxford, currently of Mattapoisett, died on November 21, 2019. He was the devoted husband of Elizabeth A. (Jaillet) Dawson for 56 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Brooklyn, New Bedford and Fairhaven, he was the son of the late James J. and Mary Margaret (Gatheral) Dawson. […] Read more »

Susan V. Petersen

Susan V. Petersen, 70, of Sandwich, died November 17, 2019 after a brief illness. Susan was the daughter of Maj. James “Ed” Callahan and Virginia (Morgan) Tay, and was the oldest of six children. She grew up in Marion, MA and graduated from Marshfield High School in Marshfield, MA. A lifelong native of Massachusetts, Susan […] Read more »

Earl E. Dalrymple

Earl E. Dalrymple, age 83 of Mattapoisett, passed away in his residence on Wednesday, November 19, 2019, with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Norma M. Beaudry, with whom he shared 15 years of marriage. Born in Cambridge, a son of the late John E. and Evelyn (Mason) Dalrymple, he […] Read more »

Dr. Lincoln Edmond Ford

Dr. Lincoln Edmond Ford, 81 of Marion died November 16, 2019, after a long illness from Alzheimer’s disease.              He was the husband of Susan (Gilbert) Ford.  Born in Boston, MA, May 14, 1938, he was the son of the late John B. and Margaret (Clark) Ford.              He was a graduate of Tabor Academy, class of […] Read more »

Donald L. Nahigyan, Jr.

Donald L. Nahigyan, Jr., 69, of Mattapoisett died peacefully at home on Thursday November 7, 2019.  Born in North Adams, the son of the late Dr. Donald L. and Verna P. (Dutra) Nahigyan, he lived in Mattapoisett for most of his life.  Donald was an active member of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, where he sang […] Read more »