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Panagiota “Alice” Ferguson 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

Panagiota "Alice" Ferguson 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM   New Bedford,MA

Panagiota “Alice” (Nanopoulos) Ferguson, affectionately known as “Yota” or “Yiayia,” 89, of Richmond, VA, formerly of New Bedford, died Thursday, August 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton S. Ferguson and her brother, Constantine Nanopoulos. She is survived by her children, Gregory Ferguson and his wife, Laura, Geoffrey Ferguson and his

Antonia C. Rozario, 73

Antonia C. Rozario, 73

NEW BEDFORD — Antonia C. Rozario, age 73 years old, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Clara (Costa) Rozario.Antonia had worked as a secretary for Early Learning Child Care for over 40 years. She loved

Richard E. Szlegier

Richard E. Szlegier

DARTMOUTH — Richard E. Szlegier died Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the home of his loving care providers, Lillian and Robert Willett.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Edward and Sophie F. (Rapala) Szlegier and brother of the late Edward R. Szlegier, of New York, he lived in this city for many years before

Irene B. Livramento, 86

Irene B. Livramento, 86

 NEW BEDFORD — Irene B. Livramento, 86, of New Bedford passed away Sunday August 12, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joaquim and Clara (Brito) Livramento, she lived in Philadelphia for many years before returning to New Bedford several years ago. She was a graduate

Panagiota “Alice” Ferguson, 89

Panagiota "Alice" Ferguson, 89

RICHMOND, VA — Panagiota “Alice” (Nanopoulos) Ferguson, affectionately known as “Yota” or “Yiayia,” 89, of Richmond, VA, formerly of New Bedford, died Thursday, August 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton S. Ferguson and her brother, Constantine Nanopoulos.She is survived by her children, Gregory Ferguson and his wife, Laura, Geoffrey Ferguson

Pauline J. Smith, 89

Pauline J. Smith, 89

 BOSCAWEN, NH — Pauline J. Smith, 89, of Tilton, died August 12, 2018 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home.Pauline was born on September 29, 1929 in New Bedford, MA the daughter of Joseph and Laura Commier.Pauline was a loving mother. She was a dedicated home maker and spent most of her time with her children.

Irene Atkins, 96

Irene Atkins, 96

NEW BEDFORD — Irene Atkins, 96, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the New Bedford Jewish Home. Born in Fall River, MA, a daughter of the late Morris and Anna (Bolton) Teran, she was a lifelong resident of New Bedford.Irene was an R.N. Private Duty in the New Bedford area for many years, retiring in

Fred Pacheco, 65

Fred Pacheco, 65

 DARTMOUTH — Fred Pacheco, 65, of Dartmouth, died Monday, June 11, 2018 peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, son of the late David and Alice (Pacheco) Pacheco, he lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth for most of his life. Fred was a good friend and an entrepreneurial thinker who pursued many interests

Cesaltina R. Fontinha

Cesaltina R. Fontinha

FONTINHA: of Fairhaven, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, Cesaltina R. (Dutra), 100. Widow of Manuel Fontinha. Calling hours are 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Cabral-Baylies Square Funeral Home, 512 N. Front St., New Bedford. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle St., New Bedford. Burial will be

Jocelyn M. Goyette, 24

Jocelyn M. Goyette, 24

 NEW BEDFORD — Jocelyn M. Goyette, age 24, passed away on July 29, 2018. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the fiance of Jorge Martell and daughter of Thomas Goyette and Kelly Lee Spearman.Jocelyn had worked as a C.N.A. for Sacred Heart Nursing Home.She is survived by her parents, Thomas Goyette and Kelly Lee

Daniel Finn, 74

Daniel Finn, 74

CARVER — Daniel Finn, age 74, resident of Carver, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Diane (LeBlanc) Finn, and the son of the late Paul and Thelma (Brennan) Finn of Leominster.Born on December 5, 1943 in Fitchburg, Daniel graduated from

M. Claire Lynch, 90

M. Claire Lynch, 90

MATTAPOISETT — Mary Claire (Hayden) Lynch, age 90, entered into eternal life on August 11, 2018. Claire grew up in Watertown, where she attended St. Patrick’s High School. Claire lived in Braintree for 38 years until moving to Pembroke in 1990.Beloved wife of the late Edward W. Lynch. Devoted mother of Cheryl Romano and her

Leonard A. Cormier, 77

Leonard A. Cormier, 77

ACUSHNET — Leonard A. (Lenny) Cormier, age 77 of Acushnet, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Charlton Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family after having a history of heart problems since age 35. He was the husband of Sandra J. (Tavares) Cormier to whom he had been happily married for 50 years.Born in

Donald F. Cleveland, 89

Donald F. Cleveland, 89

 DARTMOUTH — Donald F. Cleveland, 89, of Dartmouth, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Care One at New Bedford. He was the husband of Therese J. “Terri” (Blanchette) Cleveland, to whom he was married for 68 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Milton and Loretta (LaPointe) Cleveland, he was formerly employed

Viola A. Dabrowski, 93

Viola A. Dabrowski, 93

ACUSHNET — Viola A. (Martin) Dabrowski, 93, of Acushnet died peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018 in St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness.She was the wife of the late Alfred Dabrowski, to whom she was married for sixty-eight years, mother of the late Robert Dabrowski and grandmother of the late Lori Wright and Robyn