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    Frederick D. Cole 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Frederick D. Cole, 90, of South Dartmouth passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, after declining health and surrounded by family. He will be remembered for his vibrant personality and his kind heart. He is survived by his daughter, Lisabeth J. Botelho and her husband Jose M. Botelho, Jr.; his grandson, Christian J. Botelho who affectionately referred to his grandfather as “Bibi:; and several in­-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews to whom he was known as Uncle Ted. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Mary Joan (Kennedy) Cole, his dear companion Claire C. Harb, his two brothers Charles D. Cole and Alton H. Cole, and his sister…

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    Cory D. Medeiros 8/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Cory D. Medeiros, 28, of Dartmouth, unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Karen M. Laberge of Dartmouth and David J. Medeiros of Swansea. Mr. Medeiros was born in Fall River and had been a lifelong resident of Dartmouth. He worked for his family as a drywall finisher for David’s Drywall Finishings, Inc. of Swansea. He had also just received his heavy equipment operator license which he was very proud of. Mr. Medeiros loved to play music. Survivors along with his parents include his brother: Donald P. Laberge of Tiverton; paternal grandparents: Raymond and Carol Medeiros of Westport; Paternal Uncle:…

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    John G. Duarte, Jr. 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    John G. Duarte, Jr., 82, of Dartmouth passed away Wednesday July 31, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was the husband of Domingas (DaSilva) Duarte. Born and raised in New Bedford, the son of the late John G. and Matilda (Pina) Duarte, he lived in Dartmouth for many years. Mr. Duarte was formerly employed as a chief marine engineer for the City of New York Department of Transportation until his retirement. He is survived by his wife Domingas; four children, Maria Verissimo and her husband Jose of Dartmouth, Carlos Duarte of Dartmouth, Christina Panek and her husband Jacob of Fairhaven, and John…

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    Claire A. (Blouin) Costa 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Claire A. (Blouin) Costa, 80, of Dartmouth, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Autumn Glen, Dartmouth. She was the wife of the late Joseph Costa, Jr. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Haslam) Blouin, she was a lifelong resident of the New Bedford / Dartmouth area. A graduate of St. Luke’s Nursing School, she was a registered nurse for Child and Family Services in New Bedford and at Taunton State Hospital for many years. She will always be remembered for her dedication throughout the years to her patients. Mrs. Costa enjoyed shopping, yard sales, her pet dogs, but most of all she loved spending…

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    Rev. Luciano Joaquim de Medeiros Pereira 7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    DARTMOUTH – Rev. Luciano Joaquim de Medeiros Pereira, 88 of Dartmouth, MA, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Capelas, São Miguel, Açores. He was the son of the late Antonio Joaquim Pereira and Palmira Botelho M. Pereira. He attended Parochial School in the Village of Capelas. At age 12, Fr. Pereira entered the Seminary of Angra do Heroismo on the island of Terceira. He was ordained at the Cathedral of Angra on May 30, 1954. Shortly thereafter, he immigrated to the U.S. to serve the needs of the Portuguese-American Community. Fr. Pereira was then assigned to Our Lady of Angels Church…

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    Roger A. Malonson 7/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Roger A. Malonson, 76, of Dartmouth passed away Saturday July 20, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Beverly (Carreira) Malonson. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Raymond A. and Lillian (Savaria) Malonson, he lived in Dartmouth since 1977. Roger was formerly employed as an industrial painter and fabricator at Kinney Vacuum Division – Tuthill Corp. in Canton until his retirement. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved watching birds outside his window. He is survived by his wife Beverly; two children, Michelle C. Battista and husband Paul, and Roger A. Malonson, Jr. and his wife Roslynne; his brother,…

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    Michael S. Oliveira 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Michael S. Oliveira, 44 of Dartmouth died July 19, 2019 unexpectedly at home. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Stephen C. and Donna A. (White) Oliveira, he lived in Dartmouth most of his life. He was employed by P.J. Keating for many years. He enjoyed working on cars. Survivors include his son, Logan Oliveira of New Bedford; a sister, Karen Oliveira of Fairhaven; and a niece, Hayleigh Dumas. His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 26th at 9 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. His visiting hours will be held on Thursday,…

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    Marion H. Lamarre 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Marion H. (Crapo) Lamarre, 87, of Dartmouth passed away Friday July 19, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Roland R. Lamarre. Born in, Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Oscar and Louisa (Dragon) Crapo, she was raised in New Bedford and lived in Dartmouth for many years. She was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. Mrs. Lamarre was formerly employed as a secretary for the Schwartz Center for Children for 30 years. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Lamarre and his wife Mary Ann, and Michael Lamarre and his wife Jane; two daughters, Suzanne Brooks and Jeannine…

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    Vivian C. Peloquin 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Vivian C. Peloquin, 80, of Dartmouth died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Emile J. and Jeannette (Lizotte) Peloquin, she lived in Texas, Colorado and The Villages, Florida before returning to the New Bedford area in 2014. Miss Peloquin was the proprietor of Acushnet Watch & Jewelry at Lund’s Corner. She enjoyed playing golf and was an avid bowler. She was well-known in the bowling field in Florida and New Bedford. Survivors include her brother, Roger Peloquin and his wife Lucille; her niece, Laurie Cannon and her wife Michelle; three nephews, Richard Peloquin…

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    William C. Owen 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    DARTMOUTH — William C. Owen, 91 years old, died Thursday, July 11, 2019. He was married 32 years to the late Jean M. (Barry) Owen. He was son of the late Charles Owen Jr. and Anita C. (Post) Owen and brother of the late Mabel A. Owen. Father of five children, the late William S. Owen, Laurel J. Owen of Dartmouth, Edward C. Owen of Seattle, Andrea J. Owen of Punta Gorda, Florida, and Christopher J. Owen of Watertown, Massachusetts. In addition to four of his children, he is survived by ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was also a beloved grandfather to the late Justin M. Owen. Mr.…

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    Olive R. Benton 7/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Olive Ruth (Stuart) Benton, 92, of Dartmouth, MA, formerly of Brewer and Bangor, Maine, passed away Saturday July 13, 2019. Born in Etna, Maine, the daughter of the late Raymond and Vinnie (Ireland) Stuart, she attended Etna schools and graduated from Newport High School in 1946. Olive went to work as a waitress in several restaurants in Newport and later worked for Emple’s Knitting Mill (sweater factory) for 30 years taking time out to join the Army in 1952-1954 as a clerk typist. After basic training, she went to clerk typist school and went to Japan as a Corporal and handled classified information during the Korean War. She played on…

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    Marjorie M. Findlay 6/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    DARTMOUTH — Marjorie M. (Walecka) Findlay, 97, of Dartmouth died peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital on Sunday, June 23, 2019 surrounded by family members after a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Ernest W. Findlay. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of Adolph Sr. and Jane (Heaton) Walecka. Marjorie was a 1938 graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School and continued her education at St. Luke’s Hospital. Marjorie went on to graduate from St. Luke’s in 1943 and became a board certified Registered Nurse. Her distinguished nursing career spanned over five decades including five states, where she enjoyed traveling the country and making…

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    Kenneth J. Lent 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Kenneth J. Lent, 87, of Dartmouth died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Sylvia A. (Rebello) Lent. Born in Provincetown, son of the late Frederick and Philamena (Cabral) Lent, he had lived in Dartmouth for the past 25 years. He was formerly employed Gaspar’s Sausage Company for 51 years until his retirement. Kenneth enjoyed amateur radio, listening to music and was an avid reader. He is survived by his wife; three children, Kevin Lent and his wife Jane, Andrew Lent, and Bethany Feiter; four grandchildren, Kyle Lent, Jake Feiter, Ross Feiter, and Lauryn Lent; his brother, Frederick…

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    Clara Neves 6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Clara (Vieira) Neves, 101, of Dartmouth died peacefully at home on Thursday June 27, 2019 surrounded by her family after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Anthony T. Neves. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Teresa Vieira. She was the valedictorian of the New Bedford High School Class of 1935. Mrs. Neves was an active parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where she was a lector and part-time sacristan. She was awarded the Marian Medal from the Diocese of Fall River for her service to her parish. She also had been a volunteer for Market Ministries. Her hobbies…

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    Laurie J. (Brodeur) Grabczyk 6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Laurie J. (Brodeur) Grabczyk, 56, of N. Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital following a brief illness. She was the daughter of Philip Brodeur, Sr. of N. Dartmouth and the late Lillian (Cabral) Brodeur. Ms. Grabczyk was born in New Bedford and had been a longtime resident of Dartmouth. She loved animals and playing solitaire. She had a very kind heart and was known for always being a true supporter for the underdog. Survivors along with her father include her son: Andrew Grabczyk and his companion Jenna of Dartmouth; her daughter: Ericka Grabczyk of Dartmouth, her brother: Philip Brodeur and his wife Ginger of…

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    Claire I. Simmons 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Claire I. (Boutin) Simmons, 86, of Dartmouth died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Joseph Simmons, Jr. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Jean B. and Lucienne (Devost) Boutin, she lived in Dartmouth most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Dartmouth. Mrs. Simmons was formerly employed as a stenographer for the City of New Bedford, retiring as Assistant Clerk of Committees of the City Council in 1993 after 42 years of service. She was a 1951 graduate of St. Anthony High School. Survivors include several nieces,…

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    Carlos Martins 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Dartmouth – Carlos Martins, age 91, of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. He was the beloved husband of Assuncao (Martins) Martins. Carlos was born in São Miguel, Azores to the late Jose Martins and Margarida dos Santos Martins and moved to this area in 1971. He had worked at Cornell Dubilier for many years. He is survived by his wife, Assuncao; children, Ana M Martins and her husband, Joao Martins of New Bedford and Carl M Martins and his wife, Ellie of Dartmouth; 5 grandchildren, Brian Martins, Kendra Botelho, Kevin Martins, Darbie Costa and Shannon Martins, 6 great grandchildren and several…

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    Rosa J. (Fortes) Vieira 5/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Rosa J. (Fortes) Vieira, 89, of Dartmouth, passed from this Earth on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Sacred Heart Home following a courageous battle with cancer and the side effects of the treatment. She was the wife of the late Ernest J. Vieira. She is survived by her only child and son: Dennis J. Vieira of Dartmouth; along with many relatives from her family. In accordance with her final wishes, funeral services will be omitted. However, messages and cards of condolence are accepted and welcomed.

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    Annmarie Anderson 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Annmarie Anderson, 84, of Dartmouth, died near dawn on May 2, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Einar and Katie Anderson of New Bedford; sister of the late Edward E. Anderson (Joan Cavanaugh) of Mystic, CT, Albert F. Anderson (Joan) of New Bedford, MA, and Kathleen Adams of Washington, DC; cousin of Signe Gardner of Thomaston, Maine; aunt and great-aunt to dozens of nieces and nephews; friend since Kindergarten at Holy Name School to Dot Sullivan of Weathersfield, CT, and Barbara Johnson of Bethany, CT, as well as many others. Ann lived with joy and purpose, undiminished by pain and disability. A car accident in October 1960 changed…

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    Deirdre A. “Dee” Ferrero 3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Deirdre A. “Dee” (Healy) Ferrero, 71, of South Dartmouth died Tuesday, March 26, 2019 unexpectedly at home. She was the wife of Ronald J. Ferrero, with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Leonard T. and Kathleen M. (Hines) Healy, she lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth for most of her life. She was a graduate of New Bedford High School, Class of 1965. Dee enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and dining out with her husband at various local establishments. She is survived by her husband, Ron; three children, Keary Moroney and her husband William of New Bedford, Erin…

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    Thomas F. Kenney 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    DARTMOUTH — Thomas F. Kenney died peacefully at his home in South Dartmouth on March 7th. He is survived by his wife of 49 years Ann Moreau Teves Kenney; three children: Thomas Jr (Eliaichi) and Deirdre Quarnstrom (Eric) of Seattle, and Leah Kenney Pessolano (Mark) of E. Longmeadow MA; and his adored grandchildren: Lucia, Amelia, Maeve, Kendall, Deirdre, Lucas and Anthony Thomas. Tom was born in Boston to Emily Duran Hall and David J. Kenney. He was the youngest brother to David Kenney (d. 2018), Paul Kenney (Sanchen) of Weymouth and Emily McHugh of Newton. Tom attended Boston Latin and graduated from Dorchester High in 1963. He received his BS…

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    Robert Borges 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Robert Borges, 82, of Dartmouth died March 5, 2019 at the Oaks Nursing Home. Born in New Bedford, son of the late Julius Borges, Jr. and Adeline (Almeida) Borges, he lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth most of his life. He was formerly employed by Commonwealth Electric for 16 years until his retirement in 1997. Survivors include his 2 brothers, James Borges of Dartmouth and Frederick Borges of New Bedford; 2 sisters, Joan Garganta of Florida and Barbara Francis of Rochester; a grandson, Kenneth Borges of Fairhaven; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the father of the late Kenneth Borges and Mark Borges and the companion of the…

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    Gardner P. Brayton 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Gardner P. Brayton Sr., 91 years old of Dartmouth, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family within his childhood home on March 4, 2019. He was the husband of the late Irene R. (Taylor) Brayton. Born and raised in Dartmouth Ma, he was the son of the late Alden and Florence (Potter) Brayton; nephew of the late Honorable George H. Potter. He was the brother to the late Ruth B. Waite Howes and Beatrice Gallop along with the uncle to the late Christine Gallop. Known as G.B. to all, he was employed by Finest Fence, Harold S. Bosworth and Wamsutta Club until his retirement. Enjoying his retirement, many people…

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    Sylvia A.M. (Maxwell) Van Sloun 2/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Sylvia A.M. (Maxwell) Van Sloun, 91, of Dartmouth, formerly of Westport, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Residence at Cedar Dell. She was the wife of Neil J. Van Sloun. Mrs. Van Sloun was born in New York, NY daughter of the late Eugene L. and Sylvia A. (Lathrop) Maxwell. She worked as a physical education teacher at Friends Academy from 1964-1969. She was the co-owner of Sylvan Nursery in Westport and co-founder of Sylvan Clinic which is part of the Animal Rescue League in Fall River. Mrs. Van Sloun served on the Board of Directors of the Faxon Animal Rescue League of Fall River and was awarded…

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    Sherrie L. (Raposa) Pomprowicz 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Sherrie L. (Raposa) Pomprowicz, 54, of Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at home, surrounded by her family after a 3 1/2 year battle with colon cancer. She was the wife of Edward Pomprowicz, Jr. Born in Fall River, daughter of William J. and Pauline M. (Fernandes) Raposa, she had lived in Dartmouth since 1981. Prior to retirement in 2017, she was store manager at Sherwin Williams, a job she loved for over 30 years. She enjoyed traveling with her family, sewing, cooking, gardening, going to the beach and hosting at her home, but most of all she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren Including her husband…

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    Elaine Gobeil 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Elaine (Cormier) Gobeil, 89, of Dartmouth died February 25, 2019 peacefully at Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of the late John P. Gobeil. Born in Pawtucket, RI, daughter of the late Louis and Annie (Hargraves) Cormier, she lived in Fairhaven and Dartmouth most of her life. She enjoyed travel and watching game shows. In 2008, Elaine met Henry Sylvia of Fairhaven and they became dance partners and travel partners. They were together to the very end. Survivors include her son, Jay Gobeil of Dartmouth; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Gobeil of Westport; 4 grandchildren, Taylor Gobeil, Courtney Medeiros, Bernie Perrotty and Melissa McLaughlin; 6 great-grandchildren, Liam Medeiros, Avery Medeiros, Calvin…

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    Dorothy M. Mello 2/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Dorothy M. (Gracia) Mello, 91, of Dartmouth died Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Hathaway Manor after a long illness. She was the wife of Retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant Manuel C. Mello, Jr., with whom she had shared 68 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Frates) Gracia, she lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth for all of her life. Dorothy was a communicant of St. Lawrence Martyr Church. She was a registered nurse, having graduated from the St. Luke’s School of Nursing, and was employed as a supervising surgical nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital for many years. Subsequently, she worked in…

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    Myra D. LeValley 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Myra D. LeValley, of Dartmouth, formerly of New Bedford, passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord on Thursday February 21, 2019. Born in Fairhaven to Joseph and Anna (Frates) Peters on February 4, 1919, she was a lifelong resident of the New Bedford area. Myra recently celebrated her 100th birthday with beloved family and friends. She was formerly employed as a housekeeper at Frances P. Memorial Hospital. Upon retiring in 1982, she found great joy as a foster grandparent at PACE Headstart and St. Luke’s Hospital Lumbard Ward for 25 years. A devout Catholic, Myra was a parishioner of St. Lawrence Church and enjoyed frequent visits to Our Lady’s…

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    Richard W. Flood 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Richard W. Flood, 76, of Dartmouth formerly of Portsmouth, RI died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Brookdale Dartmouth Village. He was husband of the late Carol J. (Hanson) Flood. Mr. Flood was born in New Bedford, son of the late William and Irene (Hecner) Flood. He served in the United States Coast Guard. Prior to retirement, he was a quality control engineer for General Electric. Mr. Flood was a Communicant of St. Barnabus Church, Portsmouth. He was a member of the AARP Local 207 and the Portsmouth Senior Center. Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Our Lady of…

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    Earle W. Cooper 2/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Earle W. Cooper, 98, of North Dartmouth, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019. He was the husband of Marjorie L. (Belyea) Cooper. He was born on February 8, 1921, son of Harold M. Cooper and Dora E. Cooper, father of Karen A. Haskell of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Christine A. Streppa of Austin, Texas, Wayne T. Cooper of Clearwater, Florida, and the late Kurt D. Cooper; grandfather to Dennis R. Lewis, Tracy A. Ford, Michael W. Lewis, Benjamin D. Poyant, Jennifer C. Poyant ,and the late Joshua C. Poyant, and great-grandfather to six great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Ralph, Robert and Harold Cooper. Earle was a World…

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    Kenneth R. Castino 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Kenneth R. Castino, 78, of Dartmouth, died at home February 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Joan F. (Roza) Castino, to whom he had been married for 56 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Emerson B. and Gertrude M. (Lawrence) Castino, he lived in Dartmouth for the past 27 years. He was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School. Mr. Castino was formerly employed as a driver for UPS for 30 years until his retirement. Dad enjoyed years of traveling with Mom in their R.V., especially their many trips to Florida. He enjoyed weekly drives to the beach…

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    Therese J. “Terri” Cleveland 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Therese J. “Terri” (Blanchette) Cleveland, 89, of Dartmouth died February 11, 2019 at Care One of New Bedford after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Donald F. Cleveland. Born and raised in Fairhaven, daughter of the late Omer and Lydia (Richard) Blanchette, she lived in Dartmouth most of her life. At age 50, she became a licensed practical nurse and worked in several local nursing homes. She was an active member of the First Church of the Nazarene and was known as the Hat Lady at church. Survivors include her 5 children, Donna Self and her husband Corby of Tennessee, Christine Couto and her husband Michael…

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    William H. Senay, Jr. 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    William H. Senay, Jr., 62, of Dartmouth, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 at St. Anne’s Hospital following a brief illness. He was the son of the late William H. Senay, Sr. and the late Laura (Beardsworth) Senay Evans. Mr. Senay was born in Fall River and was a longtime resident of the city before moving to Dartmouth. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a printer for the city of Fall River where he was an employee for 34 years. He was also a personal care assistant for Thomas Collins for 8 years. Survivors include his partner of 39 years: Carlton A. Lima of Little Compton; and his…

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    Mary M. Gaughan 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Mary M. (Muldoon) Gaughan, 92, of Dartmouth died peacefully at home on Friday, February 8, 2019. She was the wife of the late Retired New Bedford Fire Chief Richard T. Gaughan. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Patrick J. and Irene K. (Cawley) Muldoon, she had lived in New Bedford until moving to Dartmouth in 1995. She was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Guild. Mrs. Gaughan was formerly employed by New England Telephone Company and the AT&T Phone Center Store. She was a member of the Telephone Company Pioneers and a former member of the Y.M.C.A., where she…

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    Roberta Sawyer 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    DARTMOUTH — Roberta E. (Hill) Sawyer, age 97, of South Dartmouth, MA, widow of William R. Sawyer, passed away on February 5, 2019. Daughter of Herbert D. and Priscilla D. Hill (Crosby). Beloved elder sister of Herbert D. Hill, Jr., Boston and Mashpee and the late Noel T. Hill, South Dartmouth. Survived by niece Lesley Hill, South Dartmouth, and three nephews Peter N. Hill, Las Vegas, NV, David W. Hill, Broomfield, CO, and Edward Hill, Washington, DC as well as two stepdaughters, Patricia Smith, Dartmouth and Linda Lawson, Dedham. She was raised on Round Hill along with her two younger brothers where she was witness to the glamorous era of…

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    George W. Sullivan 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    George W. Sullivan, 89, of South Dartmouth passed away on February 4, 2019 surrounded by his beloved family after a period of declining health. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Catherine (Kerns) Sullivan Allen, step-son of the late Charles Allen and son of the late Daniel Sullivan. Raised in New Bedford, he joined the U.S. Army after graduating from New Bedford Vocational High School. He was stationed in Okinawa during the Korean Conflict and served as a sergeant E5. He married, moved to Dartmouth and raised his family. He was formerly employed at Goodyear for 34 years until his retirement. Mr. Sullivan was a member of…

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    M. Carmen Sylvia 1/30/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    M. Carmen (Perez) Sylvia, 92 of Lincoln RI, died peacefully on January 30, 2019 at Elderwood, a skilled nursing facility in Riverside RI after a short period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of the late Franklin J. Sylvia who died in 1980. Born on January 16, 1927, in Ponta Delgada, St. Michael, Azores, Portugal, the daughter of the late Jose G. and Gilda C. (Carreiro) Perez, she sailed to the United States with her mother arriving in the port of Providence in July 1927. She lived and grew up in New Bedford for many years, moving to North Dartmouth in 1961 where she resided for 56 years…

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    Dr. Peter M. Horan 1/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Dr. Peter Matthew Horan of South Dartmouth died after a brief illness on January 25, 2019. He was the son of the late Dorothy Day Donaghy and Dr. Thomas Benedict Horan. Dr. Horan graduated from Dartmouth High School in 1956, The College of the Holy Cross in 1960 and Tufts University School of Medicine in 1967. He served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1968. Dr. Horan was happiest when on the ocean. He was a recreational pilot, lover of the outdoors, and energy conservationist. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Marilyn Ann Horan, son John Christopher Horan, brothers, Dr. Thomas B. Horan, Dr.…

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    Eileen A. Medeiros 1/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Eileen Ann (Anthony) Medeiros, 94, of Dartmouth died Monday, January 21, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She spent her last days surrounded by her loving family. Eileen was born in New Bedford and lived a long, happy, full life. She graduated from New Bedford High School in 1943. She married Joseph C. Medeiros, Jr. on July 4, 1947 and they raised their three children in the South End. She worked at Humphrey, Covill & Coleman as an insurance secretary for nearly 50 years until her retirement in 1990. She was a loving and supportive mother, guiding her three children into adulthood after the sudden death of…