• New Bedford

    Ruth E. Smigel, 81

    NEW BEDFORD — Ruth E. (Sagan) Smigel, age 81, of New Bedford, passed away in St. Luke’s Hospital on Friday, May 11, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Filon Smigel.Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Stanley and Jennie K. (Bigos) Sagan, she was a long time New Bedford resident. She attended school at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School and was a member of the former Polish National Catholic Church. Ruth loved her family, […]

  • New Bedford

    Florence Olivier, 94

    ACUSHNET — Florence (Hotte) Olivier passed away peacefully at the age of 94. She was the widow of Leo A.Olivier, lovingly married for 71 years. They lived in Acushnet, MA raising their family for over 40 years before moving to Jensen Beach, FL.Survivors are: daughters Elizabeth McKnight and husband Eddie of Acushnet, MA, Louise Mayer and fiance Richard Kurtz of Jensen Beach, FL, and son James A. Olivier of Pawtucket, RI; ten grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; her sister, […]

  • New Bedford

    Leonard R. Euart, Jr., 65

    DARTMOUTH — Leonard Robert Euart, Jr., 65, of Dartmouth formerly of Lexington, passed away on May 10, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Lori Anderson, his sister Michelle and her husband David Wise of Greer, South Carolina. He is also survived by his nephews and niece: Jeremy and his wife Sarah Wise, Kenny Wise, Allison and her husband Andrew McCleskey, Corey Anderson, Justin Anderson, Brandon Anderson, and Brady Anderson.Leonard was a beloved […]

  • New Bedford

    George Souza, 93

    NEW BEDFORD — George Souza, 93, died on his birthday, Thursday, May 10, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Stella (Osenkowski) Souza, the love of his life.Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Joseph and Rose (Cabral) Souza, he was a resident of Acushnet for over 50 years. He was a police officer for U-Mass Dartmouth Campus until his retirement as sergeant in 1986, after 21 years of service.George was a dedicated parishioner at Our Lady of […]

  • New Bedford

    George Gomes, 61

    NEW BEDFORD — George Gomes, 61, of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving companion of Richard Gamboa with whom he shared 42 wonderful years.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late George and Olga (Mendonca) Gomes, he was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School.George was a talented hair stylist who worked at The Hair Center in Dartmouth […]

  • New Bedford

    Barbara A. Lopes, 81

    FAIRHAVEN — Barbara A. (Sylvia) Lopes, 81, of Fairhaven, passed away May 5, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital following a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late John S. Lopes, Jr.Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Manuel and Helena Sylvia, she had resided in Dartmouth for over 40 years before moving to Fairhaven 5 years ago.She was a graduate of New Bedford High School, class of 1955 and a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Dartmouth.Mrs. […]

  • New Bedford

    John H. Machado, 81

    PUNTA GORDA, FL — John H. Machado, 81, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away peacefully at Tidewell Hospice House in Arcadia, FL, on April 16, 2018.Born and raised in New Bedford, MA. He was the son of the late Manuel and Barbara Machado, brother of the late Robert Machado and beloved husband of his late wife, Yoshi Machado.He was a proud Navy veteran with over 21 years of service before retiring as a MCPO. He then went on to work at the National Grid in Somerset, MA, […]

  • New Bedford

    Lance A. Lescault, 61

    MANCHESTER, NH — Lance Armand Lescault, 61, of Manchester, NH, was presumed dead Monday, February 12, 2018 and pronounced dead on February 14, 2018.Born in New Bedford, to the late Armand Lescault of Fall River and his absent mother, Claire Neville, of Florida, he was also a long-time resident of East Providence.Lance was a 1974 graduate of Somerest High School. He was one of simple needs but far from a simple man. He was a walking baseball encyclopedia and a devoted […]

  • Wilmington

    Constance Phillips

    Mary Constance “Connie” Phillips, of Goffstown, NH and long time Wilmington resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 9, 2018 and is now in glory with her Savior, Jesus Christ. The only daughter of George Jones and Amy Usher Whitten, she was born on October 10, 1919 in Portland ME where she spent her childhood. She married Wallace K. Phillips in 1939 and together they raised 10 children on Ballardvale Street in Wilmington, MA. A born again believer, Connie placed her faith and trust in Jesus Christ as her Savior in 1971. She attended Andover Bible Chapel and hosted Bible studies regularly in her home. Connie’s commitment to…

  • Newton

    Myrna ( Oven) Alford

      Myrna (Oven) Alford- age 73, of Newton, MA, on May 11, 2018. Beloved wife of Harvey Alford for 56 years. Devoted mother of Stuart Alford and his wife, Laurie, Larry Alford and his wife, Jordana, and Julie Stonehill and her husband, Ari. Dear Nana of Jacob, Shira, Hannah, Noah, Arielle, Leah, and Mikayla. Daughter of the late Ida and Jack Oven, daughter-in-law of the late Sylvia and Arnold Alford. Loving sister of Roberta Brener and Eliott Oven and his wife Jenice. Loving aunt, cousin and friend to many.Services at Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA, on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Adath Jeshurun…

  • Falmouth

    Elizabeth S. Whittaker

    Elizabeth Stevenson Whittaker, 95, died May 6 at Pine Heights Nursing Home in Brattleboro, Vermont. She was a former resident of Falmouth and leaves a sister, Nancy Jones, in town.

  • Dartmouth

    Leonard R. Euart, Jr. 5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Leonard Robert Euart, Jr., 65, of Dartmouth formerly of Lexington, passed away on May 10, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Lori Anderson, his sister Michelle and her husband David Wise of Greer, South Carolina. He is also survived by his nephews and niece: Jeremy and his wife Sarah Wise, Kenny Wise, Allison and her husband Andrew McCleskey, Corey Anderson, Justin Anderson, Brandon Anderson, and Brady Anderson. Leonard was a beloved teacher to many children in Dartmouth, Lexington, New Bedford, and Plymouth, MA. He graduated from Southeastern Massachusetts University with a degree in Marine Biology and Elementary Education, and received his Masters degree…

  • Lawrence

    Richard “Dick” J. Deputy

    Salem, NH – Richard “Dick” J. Deputy, 80, of Salem, N.H., died peacefully after a long illness Wednesday, May 9th at Salemhaven Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born and educated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of…

  • Lawrence

    Timothy A. Ball

    Haverhill – Timothy Allen Ball, 65, passed away May 9, 2018 at his home in Haverhill. Born in Amesbury, he was the son of the late Elston N. and Eleanor G. Ellery. Timothy was raised and educated in Haverhill and was a graduate of Haverhill High…

  • Lawrence

    Charles “Charlie” Johnson Jr.

    Salisbury – Salisbury – Charles J. “Charlie” Johnson, Jr., 84, a lifelong resident of Salisbury, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital. He was born on October 8, 1933 in Salisbury a son of the late Charles J. Johnson…

  • Lawrence

    Nicholas J. “Nick” Maggio

    Derry, New Hampshire – Nicholas Jon Maggio, 32, of Derry, N.H. passed away Monday, May 7, 2018. Nick was born in Lawrence on August 23, 1985, the son of Peter M. and Irene H. (Jakobsen) Maggio. He graduated from Methuen High School, Class of 2003….

  • Lawrence

    Ruth R. Seely

    Hampstead, NH – Ruth R. Seely, 91, passed on peacefully on May 6, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Nottingham, N.H., surrounded by family. She was born on September 26, 1926 in Malden, Mass. and grew up in Waterville, Maine, the daughter of the…