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 »

Thomas A. Nye, Sr.

Thomas A. Nye, Sr., 72, of Marion died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Tobey Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia M. (Westgate) Nye, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.             Born in New Bedford, son of the late Ichabod and Florence (Parker) Nye, he lived in Marion for all of his life. […] Read more »

John J. “Jack” Reydel

A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, John J. “Jack” Reydel died on December 20, 2018, at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife Jill, daughter Amy Reydel Fuchs, son JJ Reydel, and grandchildren Jackson Reydel, Bradley Fuchs, and Maddy Fuchs. Ethel Bradley Reydel pre-deceased Jack in April of 2005. He was most […] Read more »