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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Anne K. Graff
Anne Kay Graff, 87, of Swansea passed away peacefully September 5 after a sudden illness, surrounded by family. Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the second child of Dr. Ralph M. and Sophie Patterson, Anne grew up in Anne Arbor, Michigan. A beloved wife and partner of Dr. William H. Graff... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Birchcrest
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jean C. Lyons
Jean C. Lyons, passed away peacefully Sunday am at home. She was the daughter of Ernest and Claire (Chace) Dorr of Somerset. Jean is survived by husband James Lyons, daughter Bethany and husband Matt Knoettner, and son Christopher and wife Stacy. She leaves one sister Ellen Marsh... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Cherry Place
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 8, 2021.
George Aguiar
George Aguiar, beloved husband of Lynne L. (Lawrence) Aguiar, was born in Fall River, MA on June 11, 1934, and passed into eternal life with his Lord and Savior on Dec. 17, 2020 in Punta Gorda, FL at age 86. He was the only son of the late Anthony and Adelaide (Moniz) Aguiar. eorge... Read More
Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 8, 2021.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Joan M. Orten
Joan Marie Orten, of Dighton, passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday at her daughter's residence in Swansea at the age of 80, after a brief illness. Joan was an active member of her community, she was one of the first female softball coaches of Swansea Girl's Softball League,... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Birchcrest
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 7, 2021.
Joseph Silvester
Joseph "Junior" Silvester, age 73, of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Diane M. (Rutkowski) Silvester. Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (OBrien) Silvester. He was a carpenter... Read More
BOULE FUNERAL HOME - Fall River
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 7, 2021.
Sunday, September 5, 2021
David A. Cogswell
David A. Cogswell, 72, of S. Dartmouth passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 in Little Compton, RI surrounded by his family. He shared 40 years of marriage with his "bride," Patience (Smith) Cogswell. In true form, his departure from this life was followed by a 4.2 earthquake just... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home Of Memorial Tribute
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
William A. Green
William A. "Bill" Green, 76, of Riverside, RI., passed away peacefully on August 29th, 2021 with his wife by his side. He was the husband of Carol A. (Clark) Green. Bill is survived by his devoted wife Carol, his brother Robert, brother-in-law William C. Clark of College Park, MD... Read More
Smith-Mason Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Richard Jaryna
Richard Jaryna, 76, of Holiday, Florida passed away on August 21, 2021. He was the beloved son of Julia and Michael Jaryna who are also deceased. Richard was born in Fall River, Massachusetts where he lived the majority of his life until retiring to Holiday, which he always referred... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
John P. Loftus
John Patrick Loftus, 91, of North Port, FL passed away peacefully at his home on August 27, 2021. He was born to the late John Patrick and Etta Hazel (Monroe) Loftus on June 16, 1930 in Fall River, MA. John grew up in Fall River and graduated from Durfee High School in 1948. He later... Read More
Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Yola Lyon
Our mother, Yola Dalbec Lyon passed away on August 30, 2021, one day shy of her 92nd birthday from complications of Covid-19 after bravely battling Alzheimers. Born to parents Blanche and Ludger Dalbec, she grew up in Fall River and summered in Westport Harbor, MA. While pursuing... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Robert C. Marvelle Sr.
Robert C. Marvelle, Sr., 67, of Newport, R.I. passed away on September 1, 2021, surrounded by his wife and children. Rob, a native 5th Warder, was born in December 1953 to Daniel and Janet Marvelle. In his younger years, he was active at Emmanuel Church, singing in the choir and serving... Read More
O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Francis P. McGuigan
Francis Patrick McGuigan, Frank, of Westport, passed peacefully at home on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the age of 70 following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of his childhood friend, Brooke (Workman) McGuigan. Born in Fall River on January 6, 1951, Frank was the son... Read More
Potter Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Georgette St. Onge
Georgette (Chenard) St. Onge, age 94, Fall River, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at Fall River Healthcare-Highlander. She was the wife of the late Rene St. Onge. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Leo Chenard and Aldea (Pontbriand) Chenard. In her earlier years... Read More
BOULE FUNERAL HOME - Fall River
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 5, 2021.
Saturday, September 4, 2021
James M. Roach
James "Mitty" Roach, 62, of Dartmouth passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at St. Anne's Hospital. He was the husband of Ann M. (Bourgeois) Roach. Born and raised in Fall River, son of the late John M. and Florence M. (Sylvia) Roach, he moved to California for a number of years... Read More
Potter Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 4, 2021.
Carlos M. Viveiros
Carlos M. Viveiros, age 85, passed away on September 1, 2021, at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, MA. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Ines (Vieira) Viveiros of 59 years. Born in Ponta Delgada, So Miguel, Aores, he was the son of the late Alvaro and Maria (Andrade) Viveiros... Read More
Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 4, 2021.
Friday, September 3, 2021
Marie R. Paquin
Marie Rose (Grota) Paquin, age 93, formerly of Tiverton, RI passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, Leo Joseph Paquin, Jr. She was born to the late Joaquim and Guilhermina (Viveiros) Grota in Fall River, MA, the youngest of... Read More
BOULE FUNERAL HOME - Fall River
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 3, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Maria A. Aguiar
Marie A. Aguiar, 71, of Fall River and wife of Manuel J. Aguiar, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Ponta Delgada, St. Michael, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Joao and Gilda Andre. Prior to her retirement... Read More
Silva-Faria Funeral Home - Fall River Chapel
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 2, 2021.
Deborah A. Gauthier
Deborah A. (Shulenburg) Gauthier, 68, of Fall River, MA passed away, Thursday, August 27, 2021, at Southpointe Nursing Center. She was born in Fall River a daughter of the late Donald E. and Madeline (Costa) Shulenburg and had been a lifelong resident of this city. Ms. Gauthier was... Read More
South Coast Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
George K. Abdallah
George K. Abdallah, 97, of Swansea, died 8/28 at Fall River Jewish Home. Born in Fall River, son of the late Kalil & Nazira (Solomon) Abdallah, he lived in Swansea for the past 60 years. He worked at Brown & Sharp and the post office for a time and was a WWII Army veteran... Read More
Silva-Faria Funeral Home - Fall River Chapel
Published in The Herald News on Sep. 1, 2021.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
William T. Costa
William T. Costa, age 75 of Somerset passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 29, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the loving husband of 54 years to Vivianne R. (Levesque) Costa. Born and raised in Fall River, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Raposa) Costa,... Read More
Hathaway Community Home for Funerals
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 31, 2021.
Jayne M. Rodriguez
Jayne McCauley Rodriguez, 82, died peacefully on August 26, 2021, in Virginia Beach, VA. Born Jayne Doris McCauley in October 1938, in Fall River, MA, to Doris French McCauley and James McCauley, she grew up in Assonet, MA, and graduated from Dighton High School and Southeastern Massachusetts... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 31, 2021.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Jean Covel
Jean Covel, passed on August 27, 2021, at age 83. She was the beloved wife of 65 years to Raymond L. Covel. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alvera (Lamontgue) Medeiros. Jean worked for the Fall River Public School system as well as the Diocese of Fall... Read More
Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 30, 2021.
William T. Harrington
William Thomas "Bill" Harrington, 54, of Hingham, died suddenly of a heart attack while playing softball on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He maintained law offices in Boston and Hingham where he specialized in litigation as a self-employed attorney... Read More
Pyne Keohane Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 30, 2021.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Olivia Angelini
Olivia (Raposa) Angelini, 89, a longtime resident of Somerset, passed away Friday, August 21, 2021 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late F. Roland Angelini. Born in Fall River, as the youngest of 10 siblings, she was the daughter of the late Manuel Raposa... Read More
Hathaway Community Home for Funerals
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 29, 2021.
Alphonsine Berube
Alphonsine "Pat" Berube, of Fall River, formerly of Newton passed away on August 25, 2021 at the age of 97. Born in Newton, she was the beloved daughter of the late Amable and Mary (Delaney) Berube. She was the dear sister of Marion McLaughlin of Westwood, Mary Theresa Harris of Fall... Read More
Burke & Blackington Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 29, 2021.
Alice A. McKenney
Alice Ann McKenney 82, formerly of Tiverton, RI, passed away on August 25, 2021. She was the widow of Edward J. McKenney III. Born in Tiverton, she was the daughter of the late Lucy (Fernandes) and Joseph C. Sousa. She was the beloved mother of Edward J. McKenney IV of Fall River... Read More
Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 29, 2021.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Dolores Costa
Dolores (Almeida) Costa, 91, of South Jordan, UT, formerly of Fall River, passed away August 20, 2021 at home, with her daughter by her side. She was the loving wife of the late David A. Costa to whom she had been married for 45 years. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the... Read More
Oliveira Funeral Homes
Published in The Herald News from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2021.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Steven Correia
Steven Correia, age 60, a lifelong resident of Fall River, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Fall River, Steven was the son of the late Arthur A. Correia Sr. and the late Lorraine (De Costa) Correia. He was the beloved husband... Read More
Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 26, 2021.
Jacklyn A. Landy
Jacklyn Ann Landy, My mother always said she wanted to die on a rainy day and in this she got her wish. Jacklyn Ann Landy passed away at the age of 81 on August 5, 2021 in Somerset, MA. Born to the late George and Jeannette Simcock of Swansea, MA, she had a bucolic upbringing. She... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 26, 2021.
Teresa F. Merrill
Teresa Frances Winiarski Merrill ,age 90, passed away at her home in Portsmouth, RI on August 16, 2021. She was born in Fall River, MA on June 28, 1931, to Henry and Frances (Czaja) Winiarski. Terry was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry and John Winiarski, four sisters: the... Read More
Memorial Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News from Aug. 22 to Aug. 26, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Michael A. Levesque
Michael A. Levesque, age 67, of Fall River, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family. He was the loving husband of Robin (Vanasse) Levesque. Born in Fall River, a son of the late Edward and Mary (Cardoza) Levesque, he lived in Swansea for many years... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Birchcrest
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 24, 2021.
Monday, August 23, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lori Larrivee
Lori Larrivee, 52, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021 after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter Ronald Caisse and Ann (Turgeon) Caisse. Prior to her disability, she is remembered for her funny and outgoing ways, and for her devotion to her children. Lori is survived by four... Read More
Hathaway Community Home for Funerals
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 23, 2021.
Josephine M Mulgrew
Josephine M. (Freitas) Mulgrew, 89, of Westport, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. She was the wife of Thomas Mulgrew, Jr. for 66 years.Born in Woburn, daughter of the late Joseph and Julia (Bogdan) Freitas, she had lived in Westport for most of her life... Read More
Potter Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in The Herald News from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2021.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Norman E. Boily
Norman E. Boily passed away on July 16, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. He was born on March 13, 1923, in Worcester, and lived in the Northeast most of his life. He had a love of aviation, design and engineering from a very early age, employing that love throughout his education, working... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 22, 2021.
Raymond Clement
Raymond Clement (a.k.a. Safety Ray) 79, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family, after a long illness on August 17, 2021. Ray was commonly known as Ppre by his grandchildren, the name brought him a feeling of great pride. Ray was born in Fall River, Massachusetts on August... Read More
French Funerals & Cremations - Wyoming
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 22, 2021.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Indira Abraham
Indira (Ratnam) Abraham, 83, a resident of Somerset for nearly 50 years, passed away Monday, August 15, 2021 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Rajaratnam Abraham, M.D. Born in Palayamkottai, Tamilnadu, South India, a daughter of the late Amirdhanayagam and Janaki Ratnam... Read More
Hathaway Community Home for Funerals
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 21, 2021.
Friday, August 20, 2021
Delores M. Medeiros
Delores M. Medeiros, age 89 of Dartmouth, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. Delores was the beloved wife of the late Edward R. Medeiros and the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose May (Furtado) Oliveira. Prior to retiring, Delores worked in the... Read More
Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 20, 2021.
Charles Volcjak M.D.
Charles Buddy Volcjak MD, age 86, of Sarasota, FL, passed away at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota on Thursday, August 5th, 2021, after a long illness. Born on May 19, 1935 in Sautertown, PA, Charles was the son of the late Joseph and Christine (Hribar) Volcjak. His younger years were... Read More
Resthaven Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 20, 2021.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
George R. Alves
George R. Alves, 78, of Fall River, MA passed away on August 11, 2021. He was the husband of the late Lorraine (Cordeiro) Alves. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Hortense (Pacheco) and Joseph R. Alves. Prior to his retirement, he had worked as a Supervisor at Elbe... Read More
Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 19, 2021.
Ellenor M. Fanning
Ellenor M. "Ellie" (Healey) Fanning, 97, of Fall River, wife of the late John F. Fanning, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021. A licensed Practical Nurse, she was employed by Union Hospital and Charlton Memorial Hospital, where she later volunteered in the gift shop until she was... Read More
Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Fall River
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 19, 2021.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dennis M. Lebow
Dennis M. Lebow, age 62, of Fall River, Massachusetts, passed away unexpectedly on August 6, 2021 with his wife and children by his side. He was the beloved husband of Debra A. Lebow for 20 years. Dennis was the son of the late Reuben and Gerda Lebow. Dennis was the owner and operator... Read More
Silva-Faria Funeral Home - Fall River Chapel
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 18, 2021.
Manuel S. Diogenes
Manuel S. Diogenes 88 of Tiverton, RI passed away on August 7, 2021 at St. Elizabeths Medical Center in Boston, Ma. He was the husband of Madeleine (Arruda) Diogenes for 63 years. Born in Somerset, MA, he was the son of the late Lillian (Fernandes) and Manuel S. Diogenes. Prior to... Read More
Pocasset Memorial Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 18, 2021.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Kenneth E. Boyer
Kenneth E. Boyer, 68, of Westport, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He was the husband of Susan R. (Hopkinson) Boyer. Born in Fall River, son of the late Kenneth J. and Marion L. (Duprey) Boyer, he had lived in Westport since... Read More
Potter Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 17, 2021.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Lena Ksen
Lena (Mello) Ksen, 101, of Fall River, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2021, at Kimwell Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center. Funeral to which relatives and friends will be held Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. from South Coast Funeral Home, 1555 Pleasant St. Fall River, MA... Read More
South Coast Funeral Home
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 16, 2021.
Dennis P. Matthews
Dennis Patrick Matthews of Fall River, age 74, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late David J. Matthews, Jr. and Selina F. (Ryan) Matthews. In his youth, Dennis father worked for an oil company, which led to their family moving to Ras... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 16, 2021.
Sunday, August 15, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Kenneth G. Collins
Kenneth G. Collins, age 83, of Swansea, passed away at home on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. He was the husband of Agnes (Santana) Collins to whom he had been married 49 years. Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late William Collins and Emily (Barros) Collins. Kenny worked as a Slitter... Read More
Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Birchcrest
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 15, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
James J. Cusson
James J Cusson, 52, of Fall River, fiance of Michelle Fortier, died July 10, 2021, at St. Anne's Hospital. Born in Attleboro, son of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Cusson, and stepson of Geraldine (Travassos) Cusson of Fall River he lived in Fall River for the past 20 years... Read More
Silva-Faria Funeral Home - Fall River Chapel
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 15, 2021.
Armand Desmarais
Armand Desmarais, 92, of Somerset, husband of Evelyn (Machado) Desmarais, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A supervisor at Tioga Sportswear for 25 years, he also worked for Butler's Colonial Donut Shop for 40 years. He enjoyed rebuilding cars and was an avid golfer. Besides his... Read More
Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Fall River
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 15, 2021.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
John G. Arruda
John 'Bob' G. Arruda, 93, of Portsmouth, R. I., husband of the late Olivia 'Cuddles' (Camara) Arruda and the late Lillian (Duval) Arruda, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 in the comforts of his home after a long illness. Born in Fall River, MA, he was a son of the... Read More
Silva-Faria Funeral Home - Fall River Chapel
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 14, 2021.
Thomas Considine
Thomas "Paul" Considine, age (76) of Bryant, Arkansas passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, July 24, 2021 at 11:30 pm. He was with his wife, Susan Mary DAndrea Considine, and in the professional care of hospice staff. Paul, also known as "Little Connie" was born in Fall River... Read More
Published in The Herald News on Aug. 14, 2021.
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