• New Bedford

    Daniel J. Barry, Sr.

    DARTMOUTH — Daniel J. Barry, Sr., “Digger” Dan rode off into the sunset for the final time at 5:10 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Described often as a Renaissance Man, Daniel knew a little about everything and a lot about most things. The rest he surmised.Born in Wakefield, MA, to John and Veronica Barry, Dan took the world by storm. His energy and curiosity had him skipping out of St. Joseph’s School at the age of five. Despite persistent truancy, he was such a charming guy the […]

  • New Bedford

    Anunciacao V. Magano, 87

    NEW BEDFORD — Anunciacao V. (da Silva) Magano, 87, of So. Dartmouth died Friday, May 4, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of Francisco P. Magano and daughter of the late Ernesto Valente da Silva and Maria da Silva Alegrete.Born in Ilhavo, Portugal, she immigrated to New Bedford with her family in 1975 and resided in So. Dartmouth for 8 months.Her family includes her husband; 2 sons, Francisco Magano and his wife, Rosinda Paula, and Paul Magano and his wife, […]

  • New Bedford

    Hikmat Z. Yousif, 78

    FAIRHAVEN — Hikmat Z. Yousif, 78, of Fairhaven passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Kathleen M. (Pacheco) Yousif.Born in Mosul, Iraq, son of the late Zia Bebba Yousif and Zakia (Mansour) Yousif, he came from Iraq in 1963 and settled in Fairhaven in 1970. Hikmat was an Insurance Representative for 20 years for John Hancock until his retirement at age 50. He was named to the Top 100 […]

  • New Bedford

    Amos B. Mello, 88

    DARTMOUTH — Amos B. (Moose) Mello, age 88, of S. Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital with his loving wife by his side. He was the husband of Dorothy A. (Aguiar) Mello to whom he had been happily married to for 61 years.Born in S. Dartmouth, the son of the late Amos and Philomena (Branco) Mello, he was a lifelong Dartmouth resident. Moose was a graduate of Dartmouth High School and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church. Upon graduation, he […]

  • New Bedford

    Artur V. Rocha, 48

    DARTMOUTH — Artur V. Rocha, age 48, of Dartmouth, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018 after suffering a heart attack. He was the husband of Maria C. (Campos) Rocha, to whom he had been married to for 25 years.Born in Salreu, Portugal, he was the son of Clarinda (Mota) Rocha and the late Joao Rocha, he emigrated to the United States at the age of 22 and was a long time area resident. Artur attended school in Portugal and was a boiler operator and machinist for Aerovax for the last […]

  • New Bedford

    Mary J. Shurtleff, 67

    DARTMOUTH — Mary Judith (Perry) Shurtleff, age 67, of Dartmouth, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at her residence. She was the loving wife of John F. Shurtleff.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel and Laura (Lucas) Perry, she was a lifelong resident of Dartmouth and a 1968 graduate of Dartmouth High School.Judy was employed at St. Luke’s Hospital in the kitchen for 30 years.In addition to her husband, she is survived by her three children, John […]

  • New Bedford

    Margaret Bowman, 75

    FAIRHAVEN — Margaret (Lacerda) Bowman, 75, of Fairhaven passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at home following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Leroy J. Bowman.Raised in Fairhaven, she was one of 4 children born to the late Joseph F. and Margaret (Lewis) Lacerda. Margaret worked as a homemaker her whole life and enjoyed taking care of her children and grandchild. She loved reading and spending time by the water.Survivors along with her husband include: her […]

  • New Bedford

    James J. Pontz, 65

    WAREHAM — James J. Pontz, 65, of W. Wareham, died April 30, 2018, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He was the husband of Kathryn A. (Crosby) Pontz. They were married in 2002.Born in Holyoke, he was the son of the late Norma E. (Norton) and Richard G. Pontz, Sr.Mr. Pontz was an able-bodied seaman for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. Most recently, he served onboard the NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler. He was a […]

  • New Bedford

    Marjorie R. Clayton, 85

    NEW BEDFORD — Marjorie Rose Clayton, age 85, passed away quietly comforted by her family at home on May 2, 2018.A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she was the mother of the late Stephen A. Clayton, daughter of the late Antone and Mary Campos, sister of the late Louise and Raymond Sylvia.She is survived by her daughter, also named Marjorie R. Clayton of New Bedford; her granddaughter, Denise M. Alfonso and her fiancé Jordon Maceachern and her great-grandson, Andrew […]

  • New Bedford

    Paulo R. Medeiros, 46

    NEW BEDFORD — Paulo Rui Medeiros, age 46, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Maria Rosa (Carvalho) Medeiros with whom he shared 29 years of marriage.Born in St Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Duarte and Irene (Teixeira) Medeiros. Paulo worked as a landscaper for Capizzi in Acton, MA. An avid Benfica and Patriots fan, he loved listening to sports, planting, gardening and spending time […]

  • New Bedford

    Lillian Tucker, 83

    NEW BEDFORD — Lillian Tucker, age 83, of Fairhaven, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Sadie Tucker.She had worked as an aide for St. Luke’s Hospital. Lillian also frequented the Fairhaven and Acushnet Senior Center’s.A service will be held at 11:00 A.M. in Perry Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Burial will immediately follow in Riverside Cemetery.Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral […]

  • New Bedford

    Steven G. Mills

    NEW BEDFORD — Dr. Steven G. Mills passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Joseph and Theresa B. (Whalen) Mills, he was pre-deceased by his daughter Erin M. Mills.Dr. Mills graduated with honors from Stonehill College, Easton, MA, and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of West Virginia, Morgantown, WV, completing the rigorous four-year program in just three years at the top of his class. He […]

  • New Bedford

    Anne F. Marcotte, 59

    DARTMOUTH — Anne F. Marcotte, 59, of Dartmouth died at home Monday, April 30, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Hormidas “Hank” and Rita (Zygiel) Marcotte. Born December 27, 1958 in New Bedford, MA, she graduated from Nazareth Hall Catholic School in Fall River. She was employed at Work Inc. in New Bedford.Anne was a member of the Nazareth Bowling League and the Women of the Moose. She enjoyed music and dancing with her friends on Friday nights at the Poirier Post. She […]

  • New Bedford

    Theodore J. Boruta

    BORUTA: of New Bedford, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Theodore J., 60. Survived by his son Joshua Boruta. Services are being handled by South Coast Cremation Services, 1555 Pleasant Street, Fall River, Ma., SouthCoastCremation.com. Services will be at the St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1213 Kempton St, New Bedford, MA 02740, at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 8.Paragraph body

  • Newton

    Shirley Bloom (Borenstein)

    Bloom-Shirley (Borenstein), of Brookline, MA, former Head Of the Art Department in Winthrop, MA, on May 5, 2018. Devoted mother of Shelah Bloom and Jonathan Bloom. Proud grandmother of Hasan & Rehan Bhatti, and Jacob Bloom. Loving sister of the late Milton Borenstein.  Loving Aunt to Roberta and Jefferey Borenstein. Services at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm. Following interment at Montefiore Cemetery, (Woburn, MA), memorial observance will be at the home of Shelah Bloom, until 9pm, continuing Wednesday & Thursday, 7-9 pm.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley’s memory may be made to The United States Holocaust Museum or the Hampshire College…

  • Wilmington

    William “Billy” Landry

    William G. Landry “Billy”, age 63, of Billerica, formerly of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on May 4, 2018. Billy was the beloved husband of Susan J. (Wandell) Landry, devoted father and best friend of William G. Landry, Jr., Sean P. Landry and Tommy D. Landry all of Billerica. Dear son of the late Gustave and Lorraine (Forrest) Landry, brother of James Landry of Billerica, Ed Landry of Haverhill, Joe Landry of Medford, John Landry of Florida, Missy Surette of Nashua, NH, Dottie Landry of Vermont and the late Margo Doucette. Billy is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends will gather at the…

  • Newton

    Gertrude S. (Gross) Kagan

    of Dedham, on May 5, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Morris “Mike” Kagan. Loving sister of the late Alfred and Robert Gross. Dear aunt of Adrian and Barry Paul. Also survived by several great-nieces and great-nephews. Graveside services at the Congregation Chai Odom Cemetery, 2690 Centre St., West Roxbury, Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gertrude’s memory may be made to the Gloria Adelson Field Health Center, 7000 Great Meadow Rd., Dedham, MA 02026. The post Gertrude S. (Gross) Kagan appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Canton

    Bernie M. Breiter 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Bernie M. Breiter, age 48 passed away suddenly May 3rd. Born in Rockville Centre, NY he was raised in New Hyde Park, NY and graduated from New Hyde Park Memorial High School. He went on to graduate from Boston University and worked as a Financial Consultant for RSM in Charlestown for many years. Bernie was an avid New York Yankees Fan and played for many years for Donahue’s in the Men’s Softball league in Belmont. He also enjoyed travelling, especially to Mexico and working in his yard. Beloved husband of Mary K. (Overlan). Father of Robert M. & Madison N. Breiter. Loving son of Bernhard Breiter of New Hyde Park,…