Paul G. “Truck” Croteau

Paul G. “Truck” Croteau, 71, of Mattapoisett, died Thursday July 22, 2021 in comfort and care.             Born in New Bedford, the son of Normand Croteau and Pauline (Gaudette) Croteau, Paul was a proud father, a friend, a long-time musician and passionate horticulturalist. He spent most of his days caring for his native garden in […] Read more »

James “Jimbo” Huntoon

Mattapoisett lost one of our public servants on July 9, 2021. James “Jimbo” Huntoon passed away after a brief illness at Tobey Hospital, Wareham.             Jim was born on August 31, 1935 in Worcester MA. His public service has included being a Selectman, member of the Board of Appeals, and Water and Sewer Commissioner in […] Read more »

Peter F. Coville

Peter F. Coville, 83, of Mattapoisett died July 19, 2021 at Milford Medical Center.             He was the husband of the late Nancy D. (Dunham) Coville, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.             Born in Wareham, Peter was the son of the late Lawrence and Stella (Ryder) Coville. He lived in Wareham before […] Read more »

Roland R. Menard

Roland R. Menard, 61, of Mattapoisett died July 12, 2021 unexpectedly at home.             Born in New Bedford, son of Roland and Janet (Major) Menard, he was raised in Fairhaven, traveled around the country when young, but lived in Mattapoisett most of his life.             He was a self-employed carpenter for many years. A hard […] Read more »

Charles “Charlie” McGowan

Please join us in celebrating the life of Charles “Charlie” McGowan. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10:30am at St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. Following the service, the family will be hosting a casual lunch reception at 12:00pm at the McGowan family summer home at 3 Prospect Drive in […] Read more »

Florence L. (Dubois) Bates

Florence L. (Dubois) Bates, 96, completed her life’s journey on July 10, 2021 at Sippican Healthcare Center. Loving mother to Richard Bates of Mattapoisett, Eric Bates and his wife Maureen of Vallejo, CA; grandmother to Rachel Bates and partner Dylan of Seekonk, MA; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was […] Read more »

Rene Arthur Depot

Rene Arthur Depot, 78, of Rochester, died Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham unexpectedly. He was the long-time partner of Sandra L. Hardy.             Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late Eudore H. & Cecile A. (Lavallee) Depot. He previously lived in Rehoboth, Portsmouth, RI and Florida before […] Read more »

Bertha S. (Miethe) Perrault

Bertha S. (Miethe) Perrault, 102, of Mattapoisett died peacefully in her home on July 10, 2021, where she was under the care of her loving daughters. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Perrault and daughter of the late Bernard and Bertha (Ochs) Miethe.             Bertha was a city girl, born and raised […] Read more »

Lawrence Otto “Larry” Bidstrup, Jr.

Lawrence Otto “Larry” Bidstrup, Jr., age 86 of Marion, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Wendy (Todd) Bidstrup with whom he shared 59 years of marriage.             Born in Cambridge, MA, Larry was the son of the late Lawrence Otto Bidstrup […] Read more »

William E. Sherman

William E. Sherman, 88, of Mattapoisett died July 4, 2021 at home.             He was the husband of the late Dorothy C. (Gonsalves) Sherman.             Born in Mattapoisett, son of the late Charles and Mary (Costa) Sherman, he lived in Mattapoisett all of his life.             He was a proud and kind man who served […] Read more »