Hormidas R. “Butch” Boucher

Hormidas R. “Butch” Boucher, age 99 of Rochester, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Nemasket Healthcare Center in Middleboro, MA, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Doris (Barrett) Boucher to whom he had been happily married for 71 years. Born in New Bedford, youngest child of the late Victor […] Read more »

Richard Edward Cole

Richard Edward Cole, 68, of Mattapoisett, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 29, after a period of failing health. Rick was born in Brockton, MA on May 14, 1950 (Mother’s Day that year) and grew up in Bridgewater, graduating from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School in 1968. After graduation, he served 4 years in the US […] Read more »

Lorraine (Vasconcelles) Rodrigues

Lorraine (Vasconcelles) Rodrigues, 85, of Mattapoisett died August 29, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Charles Rodrigues. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Antone and Clara (Sousa) Vasconcelles, she lived in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1969. Mrs. Rodrigues was […] Read more »

Francis “Frank” Charles Beatriz & Betsey Winslow (Perkins) Beatriz

It is with great sadness and broken hearts, that the Beatriz and Perkins’ families suddenly lost their treasured Francis “Frank” Charles Beatriz, 56, of Mattapoisett, on Monday, August 27, 2018. His beloved wife of 24 years, Betsey Winslow (Perkins) Beatriz, 55, passed unexpectedly later that day. Frank was born and raised in New Bedford, the […] Read more »

Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse

The family of Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse announce their cremation interment at Rochester Center Cemetery. “Joe” passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018 and “Tuddie” passed away peacefully on August 12, 2012. “Joe” was well-known for his wonderful furniture restoration, repair, and chair caning. Before his retirement, he was […] Read more »

Valentyna E. Bindas (“Val”)

Valentyna E. Bindas (“Val”) passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her daughter Lisa Bindas and her “daughter” Jacilyn Barnett on Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018. Valentyna was born on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1932 to Apolonia “Polly” Hodziewich (Wojtaszek) and Adolph Hodziewich. Growing up in the South End of New Bedford Val was […] Read more »

Cranston Clarke “Whitey” Lynch

Cranston Clarke “Whitey” Lynch, 89, of New Bedford died Thursday August 9, 2018. He was born February 26, 1929 as Edward Russell Hearson, Jr. to Edward Russell and Lois Mae (Minkler) Hearson in Newport, RI, and adopted and raised by Ms. Frances Lynch in North Kingstown, RI where he attended public school. He joined the […] Read more »

Ziedonis Skobe

Ziedonis Skobe, 77, of Mattapoisett, peacefully passed away at his home on August 5, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife, Penny Aymie, and his adored children: Andrew and his wife Catherine of New York, Kristen and her husband Joseph Ribeiro of Georgetown, Matthew Skobe of Lynn, and Rebecca Skobe of Hamilton, as well […] Read more »

Daniel H. Ross

Daniel H. Ross, 67, of Rochester, died August 4, 2018 unexpectedly. He was the husband of Susan I. (McAloney) Ross and the son of the late Edwin J. Ross, Sr. and Evelyn M. (Sleightholm) Ross. He was born in Wareham and lived in Rochester for most of his life.  He graduated from Old Rochester Regional […] Read more »

Helen M. (Roberts) Eldridge

Helen M. (Roberts) Eldridge, 99, of Mattapoisett passed away on August 2, 2018 at the Atria Assisted Living in Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late E. Everett Eldridge and Kenneth W. Hirons. Born in Chelsea, MA, she was the daughter of the late Andrew C. and Helen M. (Gohler) Roberts. Helen grew up […] Read more »