Our Obituaries

Louise M. RETTIG

July 9, 1923 - April 23, 2017

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Joseph T. Roper

March 16, 1944 - April 22, 2017

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Donald Wesley Frink

September 16, 1933 - April 19, 2017

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Winifred F. Roland

June 3, 1924 - April 18, 2017

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Nathan Ashby Bliss

February 13, 1977 - April 17, 2017

What do you say about Nathan Ashby Bliss? That seems like such a simple question to anyone that knew him, but how do you put into words who Nate really was? You would have to say since entering the world on February 13th, 1977, he had an impact on everyone he came into contact with. You could say he was a loving son, a loving brother, and the best Uncle the world has ever known, but that...
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Rosalina L. Treano

September 21, 1925 - April 8, 2017

POCASSET - Rosalina L. (Costa) Treano, beloved wife of the late Taunton Police Captain George J. Treano, died at her home on April 8, 2017. She was 91.A resident of Pocasset, formerly of Taunton and Largo, Florida, she was born in Taunton, a daughter of the late Antone and Mary Costa.A 1943 graduate of Taunton High School, she served as a USO the worker during World War II at the United States...
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Mary K. McDonough

January 12, 1926 - April 5, 2017

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Gerald L. Willey

July 17, 1929 - March 29, 2017

POCASSET - Gerald L. Willey, 87, died suddenly, March 29, 2017 from complications from heart disease. Gerald was born in Cherryfield, ME, and attended Brewer High School, graduating in 1946. He relocated to Pocasset in 1950, along with his parents, brother and sister. Gerald proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for two years, from 1951-1953, in the Korean Conflict. After returning home, he...
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Edmond Gerard Murphy

February 25, 1923 - March 24, 2017

Edmond Gerard Murphy, of Pocasset, passed away peacefully on Friday morning at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was the loving husband of Constance (Train) Murphy. Born in Brookline, MA, son of the late Benjamin and Annie (Lally) Murphy. He was raised in Brookline, MA and resided in Wellesley, then Dover. A veteran of the United States Navy, he served during WWII and was a recipient...
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Leola Olson

October 17, 1931 - March 23, 2017

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Mary Jane Kennedy

May 5, 1946 - March 18, 2017

Mary Jane Kennedy (Grandfield), 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by love on March 18. She was the wife of the late Lawrence P. Kennedy of Monument Beach.Mary was born in Boston and raised in Winthrop. In 1976, she escaped the frigid Massachusetts winters and eloped to Florida with her soon-to-be husband, Lawrence Kennedy. Together, they chased the sun and eventually moved to Monterey,...
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Lauren Blakely Hitchcock

January 27, 1939 - March 14, 2017

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William Morgan

August 18, 1925 - March 13, 2017

William Morgan, 92, of Sandwich, MA passed away on March 13, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years Ruth (Green) Morgan.William was born and raised in South Boston. He proudly served with the US Navy Seabees eventually attaching to the Marine Corps from 1943 until he was honorably discharged in 1946. He went on to graduate from Boston University with a Bachelors Degree and worked...
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Philip Reese

November 14, 1932 - March 9, 2017

Philip C. Reese, 84, of Marilyn Road, Monument Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 9, 2017 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a brief hospitalization following several months of falling health. He was born November 14, 1932 in Harrison Township, PA, son of the late Fred L. and Leona M. (Bruce) Reese. He was happily married for 55 years to Helen (Waterman) Reese until her passing on...
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Frederick Grant Manamon

November 28, 1959 - March 7, 2017

MANAMON - Fredrick Grant, Jr. of Plymouth, passed away on March 7th 2017 at the age of 57.Frederick "Buddy" Manamon was a devoted grandfather, father, brother, cousin, husband, Chief, coach, and friend to many. Buddy had a big heart and influenced many lives. He bravely served his country for over 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he served two tours in Iraq, earning a Bronze Star. When...
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Dorothy Evangeline Melanson

June 19, 1925 - March 5, 2017

Dorothy Evangeline Melanson, 91 of Pocasset died peacefully in her sleep on March 5, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 19, 1925 in Wakefield, MA, she was raised and educated in Gardner, MA. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Anthony and Julia Deveau. For over 60 years Dorothy shared her life with her beloved husband, Robert "Doc" Melanson.Dorothy attended Morton College...
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Cynthia Sue Weaver

March 31, 1935 - March 3, 2017

Weaver - Cynthia Sue (Welch), 81 of Boston and Chatham, NJ, died on March 3, 2017 at Bourne Manor, Cape Cod. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, she and her family moved to Chatham, NJ, in the 1940's. After graduating from Chatham High School, she attended Wellesley College graduating in 1957 with a degree in French. She taught high school French for several years before starting a family. After her...
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Bruce E. Duquette

March 8, 1940 - February 25, 2017

Bruce Elmer Duquette, 76, of Plymouth, MA, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 25, 2017, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, MA. He was the beloved husband of Nancy Ella (Kreutel) Duquette.Born in Norwood, MA, he was the son of the late William Raymond Duquette, Sr. and Mary Blanche (Williams) Duquette. Bruce grew up in Norwood, MA, graduated from Boston Trade High School and...
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Jose Antonio Franco

November 10, 1933 - February 24, 2017

Jose A. Franco, of Pocasset, MA, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at his home. He was the former husband of Luisa Margarita Menendez. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a son of the late Alejandro and Angelina (Garcia) Franco. He is survived by brother Edwin Franco and his wife Maria of Puerto Rico; children and their spouses; Daughter Celeste and Steve Jennings of Knoxville, TN, Sons Miguel...
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Eveline D. Pilkington

September 29, 1918 - February 24, 2017

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Norma Jean Hanscom

January 23, 1928 - February 22, 2017

Norma-Jean Hanscom of Pocasset passed away on Wednesday, February 33, 2017. She was the wife of the late John W. Hanscom. Born in Easton, MA,the daughter of the late Norman Molin and Bessie (Hennigar) Tufts.After graduating from Oliver Ames High School in 1945, Mrs. Hanscom attended business school in Brockton. Mrs. Hanscom had worked as a Postal Clerk at the Easton, MA 02334 post office...
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Ruth Routon

December 23, 1916 - February 21, 2017

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Arthur Louis Forziati

January 29, 1939 - February 19, 2017

CATAUMET - Arthur Louis Forziati died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on February 19th, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is predeceased by his father Dr. Alphonse, mother Wanda Forziati, and his sister, Amy Richard of Pocasset. Arthur was born on January 29th, 1939 in Belmont, Mass. He graduated from Belmont Hill High School and completed diverse undergraduate studies...
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Clement R. Antonellis

May 23, 1938 - February 15, 2017

Clement "Clem" Antonellis, passed away on February 15 due to illness. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Hutchison) Antonellis. Son of the late Daniel Antonellis Sr. and Mary Antonellis of Pocasset. Clem was born and raised in Newton, attending local schools. He always worked in construction then later moved to the Cape.A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather,...
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James R. Nasuti

March 7, 1965 - February 14, 2017

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Yvonne M. Dulik

September 5, 1927 - February 14, 2017

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Gail Betty Trant

November 14, 1939 - February 14, 2017

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Ernest Henry Green

July 5, 1945 - February 9, 2017

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Katherine Reese Peebles

December 6, 1923 - February 7, 2017

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Donald Francis Watt

October 16, 1933 - February 4, 2017

Donald Francis Watt, of Bourne, passed away February 4th at the age of 83 in St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford due to Leukemia with his wife at his side. He was the husband of Rose M. (Foster).Donald was born and raised in North Cambridge, attending local schools. He joined the Air Force as soon as he was able and served during the Korean War from 1951-1955. Throughout his life, Don was a...
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Wompisik Unnokon

February 28, 1938 - January 26, 2017

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David O'Neil

September 7, 1951 - January 24, 2017

David O'Neil of Pocasset, died on January 24, 2017, surrounded by his family. Born in Wareham, MA and raised in Monument Beach and Buzzards Bay, he was the son of the late Gertrude (Bradford) O'Neil.David leaves behind his wife of 42 years, Sherry (Fontneau) O'Neil, and daughters Lindsay A. and Julie M. O'Neil. He also leaves his brothers John O'Neil of Monument Beach and Patrick O'Neil of...
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Veronica Theresa Iacovelli

January 19, 1937 - January 24, 2017

Veronica Theresa (Abretti) Iacovelli of Cataumet, MA, passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 24, just after her 80th birthday. She was the wife of the late Arthur R. Iacovelli for 57 years, and sister to Jacqueline (Abretti) Niro of Medway MA. Born in Milford MA, she was the daughter of Richard and Florine (Bonin) Abretti. Veronica was a talented young dancer who attended Milford High...
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Albert Mailloux

September 22, 1931 - January 23, 2017

Albert H. Mailloux, "Pete", age 85, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at Golden Living in Plymouth after a battle with cancer.Pete was born in Gardner on September 22, 1931. He was the son of the late Edward J. and Exilda M. (LaVallee) Mailloux of East Templeton. Pete joined the Air Force after high school and retired in 1971. He is a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Pete did a...
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Theodore J. Kaiser

December 18, 1919 - January 21, 2017

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Robert Ernest Martineau

July 14, 1957 - January 18, 2017

On January 18th at approximately 11:30 A.M., our brother Bob left the life he loved on earth to join the Lord he loved in heaven. Bob loved all things in life but baseball, fishing on his boat, and riding the woods on his quad in the Love Lake area of Maine were his passions. His #1 passion was his family and friends.Bob was not an official priest, preacher or apostle, but no one spread the word...
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Manuel Silva

April 13, 1938 - January 18, 2017

Manuel Silva, of Buzzards Bay, passed away Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 after a brief illness at Vibra Hospital in New Bedford, MA. He was the husband of Andra E. (Merriam) Silva.Born in Kingston, MA, a son of the late Severino Silva of Portugal and Mary Mazzilli Silva of Plymouth, MA.Mr. Silva had worked in the construction industry for many years.Besides his wife, he is survived by 2...
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Francis Joseph O'Brien

February 17, 1941 - January 15, 2017

Francis J. (Frank) O'Brien, 75, of Bourne, passed away on January 15, 2017. Frank was born on February 17, 1941 in Boston. Son of the late Francis and Virginia (Keenan) O'Brien and brother of the late George O'Brien. Frank was a retired employee of Brewer & Lord in Norwell and served many years working in the insurance industry. Frank is survived by his two nephews, David O'Brien and his...
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Robert C. KING

August 20, 1939 - January 13, 2017

Robert Charles King died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Royal Megansett Nursing Home in Falmouth, MA. He was born in 1939. His parents were Vera B. King, who came from New Brunswick, Canada, and Charles J. King, who grew up in South Boston. He leaves the love of his life Virginia, and his brother, Richard V. King of Rhode Island. He leaves three wonderful daughters, Terryl G. King, Melitta M....
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Eleanor Maushart

August 11, 1941 - January 11, 2017

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Shirley C. Lapine

January 2, 1934 - January 9, 2017

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Mary Ann Masaschi

March 16, 1940 - January 8, 2017

Mary Ann (Read) Masaschi, 76, of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on January 8, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 16, 1940, in Buffalo, NY, Mary Ann was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Beatrice Read. She graduated from Vermont College with an Associates Degree and later continued with her education earning a Bachelors Degree in Education from...
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James Francis Roach

August 1, 1930 - January 7, 2017

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Ann Katherine McInerney

March 3, 1923 - January 7, 2017

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Jane S. Potrikus

July 22, 1927 - January 6, 2017

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Anne M. Doris

October 4, 1933 - January 4, 2017

Anne M. (Farren) Doris, 83 of Pocasset, MA, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Faulkner Hospital. Born in Jamaica Plain, MA, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Rose (Devlin) Farren. She was the beloved wife of John E. Doris, Jr. (Ret. Sgt. Det BPD) Loving mother of Beth Doris-Gustin and her husband Bob of Dedham, Kathleen (Sgt. BPD) of Roslindale, Denise MacCallum and her...
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Gloria Amelia Gregory

December 10, 1929 - January 3, 2017

Gloria Amelia (Catrambone) Gregory, 87, of Sandwich, formerly of Abington, died on Tuesday Jan. 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Michael T. Gregory for 64 years. Born in Brockton, Mrs. Gregory was a Registered Nurse, graduated from Carney Hospital School of Nursing in Dorchester. She was an RN at the Mildred Alford Nursing Home in Abington, a Nursing Supervisor at the Del Manor Nursing Home...
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June Marilyn Small

March 13, 1927 - January 1, 2017

June M. (Schultz) Small, of Pocasset, MA, passed away, Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Falmouth Hospital. She was the wife of the late George Small. Born in Lakewood, OH, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Evans) Schultz. She is survived by a daughter Connie McComb and a son, Jeffrey M. McComb both of Westlake, OH. Private services are by the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 40...
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Sylvia Ann Fuller

November 15, 1937 - December 31, 2016

Sylvia Ann Fuller, 79, of Monument Beach, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2016. Sylvia was raised in Sagamore, Massachusetts, and was a graduate of Bourne High School. She worked for the Buzzards Bay National Bank, Pocasset Auto Parts and Bourne V.F.W. Post #5988. She also volunteered for the Bourne Rescue Fund for over 20 years. Sylvia was a tremendous cook. She especially loved...
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Paul John Opacki

April 10, 1941 - December 31, 2016

Paul Opacki passed away peacefully, but suddenly, at his home in Monument Beach, MA, during the afternoon of December 31, 2016.Paul was born on April 10, 1941. He graduated from Melrose High School and went on to earn a business administration degree from Nichols College in 1963. He worked part time on Saturdays and during the summer in the family business, Middlesex Cleaning Company, from the...
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Robert C. Donovan

November 19, 1942 - December 30, 2016

Fr. Robert C. Donovan, a much loved Catholic priest serving the Fall River diocese for forty years, most recently as pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church in Pocasset, passed away on December 30, 2016. Father Bob was the son of the late Dr. Robert Joseph Donovan and the late Mary Henrietta (McCarthy) Donovan of Brookline and of Marshfield. Father Bob attended St. Mary of the Assumption...
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Richard Aldrich Bourne

May 11, 1927 - December 25, 2016

Richard Aldrich Bourne, 89, of Sandwich, MA Passed away peacefully Sunday, December 25, 2016 after a short illness. Richard was born in Brockton, MA on May 11, 1927 to Carlton Bourne and Marion (Eldredge) Bourne and grew up in Falmouth, MA. He attended Falmouth schools and graduated from Manlius Military Academy, Manilus, NY in 1945.In 1945, Richard joined the Marine Corps just 10 days before VE...
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Rene Roger Bergeron

January 7, 1930 - December 23, 2016

Rene "Roger" Bergeron, 86, of Pocasset, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2016, with his family by his side.He was the beloved husband of Margaret(Leary)Bergeron and adored father of Jane (Gilbert) DeLue, Paul Bergeron (Cynthia Jaquith), David (Joanne Parham) Bergeron, Renee (William) Coady, Alice Sullivan, Judithanne (Edgar) Eldredge, Emily (Robert) Migliaccio, Christopher ...
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Thomas Joseph Reid

June 25, 1934 - December 21, 2016

Thomas Joseph Reid, 82 years old, passed Wednesday December 21, 2016 after a long illness. Tom is survived by his wife Mary (McMorrow) Reid, born in Brookline MA. on June 25, 1934. He was the son of Daniel Reid and Elizabeth (Daly) Reid of Glasgow, Scotland. He graduated from Dorchester High School, and proudly served in the United States Navy between 1954 and 1956. He was a vested member of the...
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Frederick Anderson

August 28, 1918 - December 13, 2016

Frederick Anderson, 98, died Tuesday, December 13 at Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Fred is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth Anderson, of Dunedin, Florida, his brother, Charles Anderson of Bournedale, and 19 nieces and nephews in southeastern Massachusetts. Fred was born on August 28, 1918. He was the son of the late Kusti and Ida...
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Arthur Reno Iacovelli

February 24, 1936 - December 10, 2016

Arthur R. Iacovelli, 80, of Cataumet, MA, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Falmouth Hospital after a 10 year battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was the husband of Veronica (Abretti) Iacovelli for 57 years. He was a son of the late Anthony and Carmella Iacovelli, and brother to Leo Iadarola, Michael Iacovelli, Nicholas Iacovelli, Michael Iadarola and Rose Bavosi; all of whom are...
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Priscilla Gibbs Swift

October 31, 1919 - December 8, 2016

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Anna Esther Romaszko

August 19, 1926 - December 2, 2016

Anna "Nancy" Esther (Jackson) Romaszko passed away December 2, 2016 in the town of Mashpee after a prolonged illness. She was 90 years old. She was born in Belfast Northern Ireland on August 19, 1926 to Edward Jackson, and Millicent Forte Jackson. She met her future husband Walter "Johnny" Romaszko, while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force in England after World War II....
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Helen Susan Colameco

November 29, 1927 - November 30, 2016

Colameco (Bresnahan), Helen Susan - Passed away at All American Assisted Living in Raynham, on Wednesday November 30th, 2016, in her 89th year. Loving wife of 65 years of John. Beloved mother of Jay and his wife Cookie, Gerard, John, Jeffery and his wife Linda and Judy and her husband Walter Shaughnessy. Proud grandmother of Christopher, Erin, Shawn, Ashley, Sarah, David, Paul (deceased),...
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Helen Mary Fazio

May 13, 1924 - November 24, 2016

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Lois Elizabeth Selig

May 22, 1915 - November 21, 2016

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Clement Levon Boyajian

May 15, 1927 - November 19, 2016

Clement L. Boyajian, 89, of Buzzards Bay, MA and Englewood, FL, passed away surrounded by his loving family at McCarthy Care Center, Sandwich, MA on Saturday, November 19, 2016. He was born in New York City on May 15, 1927 to Levon and Flora (Dermenjian) Boyajian. Raised in Schenectady, NY, he graduated with honors from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1945 and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy....
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Paul Maywald

August 8, 1938 - November 19, 2016

Paul L. Maywald, of Granby passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the McCarthy Care Center. He was the husband of Margarete F. (Scheick) Maywald.Born in New York, NY, a son of the late Alfred and Martha (Burkat) Maywald.Paul retired Master Sergeant in the army of 38 years, and served 2 years in the Air Force. He worked 38 years at Acme Chain. His passion was woodcarving and animals but...
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Vasilike Waranuk

November 1, 1919 - November 16, 2016

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Andrew George Burtyk

January 26, 1932 - November 14, 2016

Bourne - Andrew G. Burtyk, age 84, passed away peacefully in his Pocasset, Massachusetts home on Sunday November 13, 2016. Born in Slickville, PA on January 26, 1932 he was the son of the late Wasyl and Anna (Lapask) Burtyk. He was raised in Slickville, PA, attending Slickville Public Schools and graduating from Slickville Public High School. He was retired from the U.S Air Force (1952 - 1972)...
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Jason Robert Comeau

June 29, 1970 - November 14, 2016

Buzzards Bay - Jason R. Comeau passed away suddenly on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Falmouth Hospital.Born in Lawrence, MA, his family moved to Cape Cod when he was three years old. Jason graduated from Bourne High School in 1987.He was the loving son of Kathleen (Morris) Connors and Joseph N. Comeau, as well as his step-father Robert J. Connors, Jr., also his late birth father Martin P. Burns,...
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Anna Frances Myrbeck

June 20, 1926 - November 13, 2016

Anna F. Myrbeck died peacefully November 13th on Cape Cod at the age of 90. Anna was born in Dorchester and lived there until she married her late husband Arthur G Myrbeck. They moved to Plymouth in the late 60s and she remained there until she moved to Falmouth in 1999. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Peterson.Anna worked at the Harvard Business School and South Braintree...
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James A. Adams

March 21, 1980 - November 12, 2016

James Andrew "Jimmy" Adams, Sr., of Bourne, left us unexpectedly on November 12, 2016 at the age of 36. He was the son of James R. Adams and Margaret M. Adams of Bourne. He was born in Cambridge and grew up in Randolph and Bourne, MA.He was a great boy, who grew up into a man, making a lot of friends along the way. He was a loving brother, son and father who enjoyed spending time with his...
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Phyllis Catherine DelFavero

August 22, 1930 - November 4, 2016

Phyllis C. DelFavero, 86, of Barnstable, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Beth Israel Hospital in Plymouth. She is the wife of Clement M. DelFavero.Born in Boston, MA, a daughter of the late Bertram and Helen (O'Connor) Page.Mrs. DelFavero had worked at the Roxbury court house for 18 years and then the Christmas Tree Shops for 15 years. She was...
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Bruce C. Savage

December 18, 1929 - November 1, 2016

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Jean Bass

November 7, 1931 - October 31, 2016

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Mary Doris Shepardson

August 22, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Mary Doris (Nunes) Shepardson, of Buzzards Bay, MA, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Royal Cape Cod Nursing Home in Bourne. She was the wife of the late Harry Elliott Shepardson. Born in Easton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Antonia (Andrade) Nunes. Mrs. Shepardson enjoyed traveling and was a parishioner at Holy Cross Church. She retired from the United States Post Office...
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Alvin J. Kolodziejski

July 24, 1950 - October 28, 2016

On July 24th, 1950, Alvin James Kolodziejski came into this world, in a little town outside of Baltimore, Maryland. He was raised on the family farm by his loving parents, Georgia and "Stokes" Kolodziejski, along with his younger siblings: Robert, Tom, Paul, and Barbara. From Frostburg State and Bowie State College, to Bridgewater State, Al endlessly pursued academic achievements, earning his...
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Joanne Angela Menkello

January 23, 1936 - October 27, 2016

Joanne Menkello passed away on Thursday, October 27 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was the beloved wife of Richard Menkello of Bourne. Mrs. Menkello was born 80 years ago in Boston, the daughter of the late Vincenzo Ardito and Suzie (Cassetta) Ardito. Prior to retiring, Joanne worked as a hairdresser. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and reading.She leaves one...
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George Gibson Manamon

November 25, 1964 - October 23, 2016

MANAMON - George Gibson, of Bourne/Wareham, died October 23, 2016, at the age of 51. Son of the late Frederick G. III and Theresa M. (Gibson) Manamon, father of Melissa Ann Manamon of Wareham and Sean Harding of Cape Cod, ex-wife Patricia Manamon of Monument Beach, brother of Mary Mortensen of North Carolina, Ann Manamon of North Carolina, the late Carol Manamon, Frederick Manamon Jr. of Plymouth...
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Nancy Ann Smith

January 20, 1935 - October 19, 2016

Nancy Howell Smith passed away peacefully on October 19, 2016. She was born on January 20, 1935 in Rome, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late John and Elouise Howell of Fayetteville, NC. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. James R Smith in 2012 and her son, James R Smith II in 1978.She was the oldest of six children and is survived by John Howell of Florida, Lanny Howell of Arkansas and...
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Ernest W. Dechene

March 25, 1949 - October 17, 2016

Ernest W. Dechene, Jr., of Buzzards Bay, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Cost) Dechene. Born in Dorchester, MA, he was the son of the late Ernest W. and Pauline (Crosby) Dechene.Mr. Dechene had worked as a journeyman lineman for 49 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 104.Besides his wife, he is survived by...
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Sheila Besse

May 25, 1925 - October 15, 2016

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Mary P. Freedman

September 6, 1927 - October 14, 2016

Mary P. (Youngren) Freedman, 89, of Wareham, formally of Winthrop, passed away peacefully, Friday October 14, 2016 at McCarthy Hospice Care Center. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Margaret (Ford) Youngren.Mrs. Freedman had worked at New England Deaconess Hospital for many years.She was pre deceased by her daughter Margaret (Peggy) Deleary of Upton (formally of...
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Norbert Frank Eischeid

June 29, 1931 - October 14, 2016

Longtime Sagamore resident, Frank Eischeid passed away on October 14, 2016. He was born in Halbur, Iowa. The son of the late Frank and Frances Eischeid. He was married for 60 years to his loving wife Jerry Eischeid and leaves his daughter Kerry Tufts of Wolfeboro, NH, her devoted partner Bob Horgan, Frank's son, Brian Eischeid and his wife, Gail of Savannah, GA and his most precious...
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Fern Christine Connolly

July 13, 1956 - October 12, 2016

Fern Christine Connolly of Monument Beach and a 34 year resident of Cape Cod, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Falmouth Hospital. She was 60 years old. Fern was born on July 13, 1956 in Boston, MA, beloved daughter of the late John and Fern (Titcomb) Connolly of Charlestown. She was educated at Boston Public Schools...
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Frank Harold Purdy

March 26, 1955 - October 11, 2016

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Joan Elizabeth Conley

October 11, 1945 - October 7, 2016

Joan Elizabeth (Adams) Conley, of Aurora, CO, (formerly Mashpee) passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 in the presence of family at Parker Adventist Hospital in Parker, CO. She was the wife of the late Paul F. Conley.Born in Mattapan, MA, she was the daughter of Barbara (Graham) Adams of Bourne, and the late William S. Adams. She was a graduate of North Quincy High school and spent 40 years...
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Michael Martin Raab

July 16, 1960 - October 7, 2016

Michael Martin Raab, 56, of Maine, passed away Friday unexpectedly. He was the husband of Elizabeth Iandoli-Raab.Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of George and Joan (Martin) Raab, he had lived in Cataumet for 30 years. Mike overcame many physical and health challenges in his life. Despite that, Mike loved sailing and he and Liz sailed around the Caribbean in their boat, "Hero"....
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Joseph Vincent Arcail

August 14, 1937 - October 2, 2016

Joseph Vincent Arcail Jr., of Bourne, passed away on October 2 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Kay (Mahl) Arcail, son of the late Joseph V. Arcail Sr. and Carmella Celestine (Pronesti) Arcail.Joseph was born in Boswell, PA and grew up locally, graduating from Conemaugh Township High School in 1956. In 1959 he joined the U.S. Navy, serving in Naval Submarine Service from 1959-1966 during...
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Donald Ernest LeClair

April 9, 1936 - October 2, 2016

Donald Ernest LeClair, of Pocasset passed away quietly with his family by his side Sunday at Cape Cod Hospital. He is the devoted husband to his loving wife Olinda (Guidette) LeClair. Born in Chicopee, MA, a son of the late Louis Ernest and Alma (LeFebvre) LeClair.For 33 years, Mr. LeClair had worked as an engineer with increasing responsibilities until his executive position at Combustion...
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Brian Joseph Wilbur

May 13, 1943 - October 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.
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Jeffrey Allen Loverro

December 30, 1960 - September 28, 2016

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Mary Hazel Shay

January 11, 1938 - September 27, 2016

Mary Hazel Shay passed on peacefully, and privately in her beloved Pocasset home surrounded by the people she most loved. Born in Mazenod, Saskatchewan, Canada she was the third of seven children. Mary was the first in her family to attend college, becoming a teacher in the bitter cold northwest territories. During her summer break she took a cruise out of CA where she met Edward T. Shay,...
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Howard Benjamin Travis

September 19, 1952 - September 25, 2016

Howard B. Travis, III, 64, of Providence, RI, passed away on Sunday, September 25th. He was the loving son of Helen (Dunham) Travis and the late Howard B. Travis, Jr. of Sandwich, MA (formerly of Framingham, MA). He is survived by his two sons, Christopher and his wife Brook of Warrenton, Oregon, and Howard (Scooter) IV and his wife Stephanie of Allston, MA, and his former wife of 23 years,...
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Robert Henry McIlvene

December 15, 1928 - September 24, 2016

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Shirley Andersen Colgate

February 9, 1928 - September 22, 2016

Shirley A. Colgate, Beloved mother and wife, has died from pneumonia. Shirley lived in Winchester, MA. and enjoyed Summers in Center Ossipee, NH. Rolly & Shirley have lived in Pocasset, MA. since 1985. Shirley and Rolly used to ride motorcycles together and attend retread outings. The family also enjoyed skiing in the White Mountains. Shirley is predeceased by her husband of 69 years...
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Eleanor Catherine Migliaccio

February 22, 1933 - September 22, 2016

Eleanor Catherine (Oliver) Migliaccio of Pocasset passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband, John P. Migliaccio. She was also predeceased by her parents Francis and Josephine Oliver, her sole sibling Herbert Oliver, all of Pittsburgh PA, and her son-in-law Robert Hammond.Eleanor was born and raised in Carrick (Pittsburgh) PA. She graduated from St. Basil...
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Joseph Edward Seabury

May 7, 1927 - September 21, 2016

Joseph Edward Seabury, 89, of Pocasset died peacefully in his sleep on September 21, 2016. Joe was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Sally Elaine (Hogan) Seabury in 2007. He is survived by his loving and grateful children: Linda Wilson and her spouse Fred Wilson of Pocasset, Laura Seabury and her spouse Debra Poletto of Pocasset and Sally Hoeflick and her spouse Fred Hoeflick of Bourne. His...
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Joseph Kreps

November 19, 1926 - September 19, 2016

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Gerard Francis Walker

December 11, 1927 - September 19, 2016

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Beverly Collins

October 11, 1930 - September 6, 2016

Beverly Ann Collins was born on October 11, 1930 to Ormond and Doris Leonard in Taunton, MA. She is survived by 2 sisters, Ginny McGovern and Sandra Gavin. After graduating from Fisher College Boston as a Medical Secretary, Beverly met and married Dr. Robert Collins in 1952. They lived in Holbrook, MA and had three children, Gary Collins, Greg Collins and Gretchen Jordan. They adored their 9...
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Glenn Gould

December 29, 1931 - September 5, 2016

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Barbara Lorraine Smolinsky

December 13, 1934 - September 4, 2016

Barbara Lorraine (Lamb) Smolinsky, 81, of Plymouth, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Michael Smolinsky. She resided in Plymouth for the past 48 years. Born in Boston, MA, a daughter of the late Claude Culton and Elizabeth Sarah (Gasper) Lamb. Mrs. Smolinsky had worked as a secretary for many...
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Donal T. Dunlavy

December 18, 1940 - September 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.
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