Erik Pina

Erik Pina, 54, of Marion, died March 17, 2019 after an illness.             He was born in Boston and lived in Marion for many years.             Mr. Pina worked for the Steamship Authority. He also owned and operated Precision Auto Detail in Wareham.             He graduated from Boston High School and attended New England Technical Institute.             Survivors include […] Read more »

Kenneth B. Welch

Kenneth B. Welch, ”KW”, 72, of Mattapoisett formerly of Nantucket, passed away on Monday March 11, 2019 at Saint Luke’s Hospital.  He was the son of the late Donald and Jane (Carroll) Welch of Mattapoisett.  KW was the fond partner and friend to Amy Ford and her children Jared and Jillian and their dog Sadie also of […] Read more »

Marylee (Hughes) Burke

Marylee (Hughes) Burke, 59, of Rochester died March 16, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a long illness.             She was the beloved wife of CDR Stephen V. Burke, USN (Ret).             Born in Everett, MA, daughter of Anita P. (Bigley) Hughes of Wakefield, MA and the late Joseph W. Hughes, she was raised […] Read more »

Tom (Thomas H.) Dugan

Tom (Thomas H.) Dugan, a long-time resident of San Francisco and Sausalito, CA, passed away peacefully in the early morning of March 15, 2019 at his summer home in Mattapoisett, MA. Tom had suffered a recent stroke after fighting a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. An avid sailor, Tom can only be described as […] Read more »

Frank Edward Cooper, Sr.

Frank Edward Cooper, Sr., 89, of Mattapoisett, passed peacefully on Wednesday March 13, 2019 at Our Lady’s Haven Nursing Home in Fairhaven. Always a Marine, Frank hung tough in his final days so he could enjoy his family gathered around him as he got ready to join the love of his life, his wife of […] Read more »

Grace E. (Madeiros) Cobb

Grace E. (Madeiros) Cobb, 88, of Marion died March 7, 2019 unexpectedly at home.             Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late George and Valeria (Glica) Madeiros, she lived in Marion most of her life.             She was a teacher at Center School in Mattapoisett for many years until her retirement.             Survivors include her daughter; her […] Read more »

Rheta T. Tuttle

Rheta T. Tuttle passed away on March 12, 2019 after a brief period of declining health due to a fall.             She was the wife of the late Kenneth W Tuttle, the daughter of the late Thomas F and Sarah (Stevens) Markey, and the sister of the late Thomas F Markey. She was born in North […] Read more »

Kathleen Marie O’Grady

Kathleen Marie O’Grady, age 87, died peacefully on Saturday, March 9 in Concord, Massachusetts.             Kathleen is survived by her husband, Robert O’Grady of Concord, Massachusetts; her brother, Joseph Gallo of Lake George, New York and Lakewood Ranch, Florida; her five children, Daniel O’Grady and his wife Linda of Hudson, Ohio; Marianne O’Grady of Washington, DC.; […] Read more »

Amabel Kilby Barrows

Amabel Kilby Barrows, age 98, died March 1, 2019 from complications of pneumonia at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, MA. She was the daughter of Helen Amabel Eshleman and Frank Mercur Eshleman of Milton, MA. She was the sister of the late Benjamin Franklin Eshleman and the late Elizabeth Barnett Brooks. Amabel attended Milton […] Read more »

David A. Johnson

David A. Johnson, 80, of Marion, MA died Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Sippican Healthcare Center after a long illness. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Lukoff) Johnson.             Born in Hartford, CT, son of the late John O. Johnson, Jr. and Grace C. (Sabrowski) Johnson, he was raised in Norwich, CT, and had lived […] Read more »