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Alfred M. Burgo
WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. -- Alfred M. Burgo, 68, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 1996. He was the husband of Evelyn (Chester) Burbo.
He died at the Memorial Hospital of Burlington County in Mt. Holly, N.J.
Born in New Bedford, Mass., he had lived in Pemberton, N.J., before moving to Wrightstown 25 years ago.
Mr. Burgo was a drill sergeant in the U.S. Army for 27 years until his retirement.
Survivors include his widow; three daughters; three sons; four brothers, Joe Burgo, John Burgo, Beldwin Burgo and Manny Burgo, all of New Bedford; five sisters, Hilda Filkins, Isabelle Duarte, Marie Smith, Laura Silva and Anna Silva, all of New Bedford; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by Tilghman Funeral Home, Inc., 52 Main St., New Egypt.

Augustus A. Marks
FALMOUTH -- Augustus A. Marks, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the widower of Rose Marks.
He died at Falmouth Hospital.
He was born in Nantucket and grew up in the Falmouth and New Bedford areas. He lived in Springfield for many years before returning to Falmouth five years ago.
He was employed by Hamilton Standard in Hartford, Conn., for many years.
Mr. Marks was a member of the Fresh Pond Hall Society of East Falmouth.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly A. Camire of Buzzards Bay and Sandra L. Marks of Falmouth; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was the grandfather of the late Joel D. Camire.

Robert J. Murphy Sr.
WILDWOOD, Fla. -- Robert J. Murphy Sr., 67, formerly of Middleboro, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 1996, after a long illness. He was the widower of Margaret M. (McLaughlin) Murphy and son of the late Peter E. And Margaret A. (Bonner) Murphy.
He died at University Hospital in Boston.
Born in Chicago, he lived in Middleboro before moving to Florida more than 13 years ago. A graduate of Loyola University in Chicago, he held the degree of fellow in the American College of Nursing Home Administrators and was a communicant of St. Paul Church, Leesburg, Fla., and Sacred Heart Church in Middleboro when he lived here.
Mr. Murphy was a retired owner of Bri-Mar Nursing Home, Jamaica Pond Nursing Home and Bay Colony Insurance Agency. He was also an insurance agent for New York Life Insurance Co.
He was a Marine Corps veteran in World War II, the Korean War and the Berwyn Uprising. He was a member of the Marine Corps League, Marine Corps Association, China Marine Association, Sixth Marine Division Association Military Order of Devil Dogs, Veteran of Foreign Wars and the Irish Society.
Survivors include eight sons, Robert J. Murphy Jr., Michael E. Murphy, Kevin P. Murphy, Terrance P. Murphy, Daniel J. Murphy and Timothy J. Murphy, all of Middleboro, Gerald C. Murphy of Norton and Brian S. Murphy of Hull; two daughters, Patricia A. Colson of Taunton and Margaret V. Crossen of Norwood; 20 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Arrangements are by Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro.

John L. Tyson
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. -- John Leonard Tyson, 79, also of Fairhaven, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1996, after a long illness. He was the widower of Edith H. (Souza) Tyson and son of the late Joseph and Rose (Rogers) Tyson.
He died at Hopice In-Patients Center in Providence.
Born in New Bedford, Mass., he lived in Warwick and North Kingstown, R.I., before moving to East Greenwich eight years ago. He also held a residence in Fairhaven.
Formerly employed by Montgomery Ward, Mutual of Omaha Insurance and Goodyear Tire Co., he was employed by the Postal Service in Westerly for two years as a clerk/carrier until his retirement in 1963. He was the owner of the former Stencil Craft and was a non-staff member at the Providence Veterans Administration Hospital, where he worked with disabled veterans.
A World War II disabled Army veteran, Mr. Tyson was past president of the South County Chapter of Retardation, president of the former HOPE for the Disabled, past commander and service officer of Chapter 14 Disabled Americans and past commander of United Veterans of North Kingstown. He was a committee member on the construction of the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery Chapel. He was an avid bowler.
Survivors include a son, John L. Tyson Jr. of East Greenwich; a daughter, Elizabeth J. Magiera of North Dartmouth, Mass., four sisters, Evelyn T. Jackson of Mattapoisett, Mass., Frances T. Sylvia of Portsmouth, R.I., and Kathleen T. Pemberton and Waneta T. Victorino, both of Fairhaven, Mass.; a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Joseph Tyson, William Tyson and Midlred Buckholtz.
Arrangements are by Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St.

Electa Peterson
FAIRHAVEN -- Electa "Etta" (Mendes) Peterson, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 1996, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Alexander and Eliza (Tavares) Mendes.
She died at Our Lady's Haven.
Born in New Bedford, she had lived in Fairhaven for 50 years and was employed by the former New Bedford Nursing Home until her retirement.
Mrs. Peterson was a member of the St. Mary's Senior Citizens of Fairhaven.
Survivors include a daughter, Winifred A. Goulet of Fairhaven; a brother, Edmorin Mendes of Fairhaven; a sister, Cremilda "Millie" Rapoza of North Dartmouth; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Arrangements are by Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

CRAVEN -- PASSED AWAY JAN. 25, 1996, WALTER CRAVEN, HUSBAND OF HELEN M. (POOLE) CRAVEN, OF FALMOUTH, IN HIS 88TH YEAR. SERVICES TO WHICH RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED WILL BE HELD SUNDAY AT 2:00 P.M. AT THE KIRBY FUNERAL HOME, 61 TARKILN HILL ROAD, NEW BEDFORD. CALLING HOURS SUNDAY 1:30-2 P.M. FLOWERS ARE ACCEPTABLE OR DONATIONS MAY BE MADE IN HIS MEMORY TO THE TLC FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, 154 COHANNET ST., TAUNTON, MA 02780 OR YOUR LOCAL HOSPICE ORGANIZATION. INTERMENT IN ACUSHNET CEMETERY.

DECRUZ -- OF NEW BEDFORD, JAN. 25, 1996, MANUEL, 75, HUSBAND OF ALICE (PINTO) DECRUZ AND THE LATE MARY "MAE" (ENCARNACAO) DECRUZ, FATHER OF PETER J. DECRUZ, MANUEL DECRUZ JR., AND KRISTIN A. MCKEON, BROTHER OF AGNES BRITTO, WALTER J. CRUZ AND JULIO J. CRUZ. FUNERAL FROM THE SAUNDERS-DWYER HOME FOR FUNERALS, 495 PARK ST., NEW BEDFORD. MONDAY, AT 8 FUNERAL MASS, OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CHURCH AT 9. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. VISITING HOURS SUNDAY 3-7 INTERMENT ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS IN HIS MEMORY MAY BE MADE TO THE RESEARCH AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT, C/O MASS. GENERAL HOSPITAL, BARTLETT HALL #3, BOSTON, MA 02114.

EASTWOOD -- IN THIS CITY, NEW BEDFORD JAN. 25, 1996. ERNEST JAMES EASTWOOD OF NB AGE 77 YEARS. FATHER OF ROBERT AND RONALD EASTWOOD, BROTHER OF DORIS NAPIER, AND THE LATE DONALD "WOODY" EASTWOOD, UNCLE OF PATRICIA AMARAL, PETER NAPIER, DAVID NAPIER AND CHARLES NAPIER. FUNERAL AT THE WILSON CHAPEL, 479 COUNTY ST. AT THE CORNER OF ELM ST., NB, ON MONDAY AT NOON WITH FRIENDS BEING RECEIVED WITHIN THE HOUR PRIOR TO HIS SERVICE. BURIAL IN VETERAN'S NATIONAL CEMETERY IN BOURNE IS PRIVATE. IT IS SUGGESTED REMEMBRANCES BE MADE TO THE SALVATION ARMY 619 PURCHASE ST., NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740.

JABOTTE -- IN THIS CITY, JAN. 26, ALICE (LALIBERTE), WIDOW OF LEO JABOTTE OF NEW BEDFORD, AGED 69 YRS. FUNERAL FROM THE CHAUSSE-DUMONTE FUNERAL HOME, 1325 ACUSHNET AVE., MONDAY AT 8 A.M. FUNERAL MASS AT ST. ANTHONY CHURCH AT 9. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. CALLING HOURS SUNDAY 2-4, 7-9. INTERMENT IN SACRED HEART CEMETERY.

LaROCQUE -- Of Wareham, in Dennis, Jan. 25, 1996, Antoinette "Ann" L. (Langlois) LaRocque, wife of the late Lionel LaRocque, mother of Jeanne Todd of Dennis and Lorraine Fulcher of Cape Cod, sister of Norman Langlois of Wareham and Alfred Langlois of New Bedford, mother-in-law of John Todd of Dennis, also survived by 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and many friends. Funeral will be from the STOTT, CHAPMAN, COLE & GLEASON FUNERAL HOME, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Route 28), Wareham on Monday, Jan. 29, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church, Wareham, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be in Agawam Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours will be Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 208 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 OR to Hospice Assoc. Of Cape Cod, 923 Rt. 6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675.

LAUZON -- KRISTINE (OLSEN), OF FALMOUTH, JAN. 26, 1996, MOTHER OF GORDON R., ROBERT G. AND DAVID A. LAUZON. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE IN THE TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, FAIRHAVEN, MONDAY AT 10:00 A.M. VISITING HOURS IN THE FAIRHAVEN FUNERAL HOME, 117 MAIN ST., FAIRHAVEN, ARE SUNDAY 7-9 P.M. INTERMENT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY. LIGHTED HANDICAPPED ENTRANCE AT REAR OF FUNERAL HOME. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH MEMORIAL FUND, 16 TEMPLE PLACE, FAIRHAVEN, MA 02719.

MAGALETTA -- JAN. 25, 1996, M. LORRAINE (FINN) WIFE OF THE LATE AMELIO L. MAGALETTA OF MIDDLEBORO FORMERLY OF WESTWOOD, AGED 89 YRS. FUNERAL FROM THE ASHLEY FUNERAL HOME, 35 OAK ST., MIDDLEBORO MON. AT 10:30 A.M. FOLLOWED BY A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL IN SACRED HEART CHURCH, CENTRE ST., MIDDLEBORO AT 11:30 A.M. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. VISITING HOURS SUNDAY 2-4 AND 7-9 P.M.

MURPHY -- Jan. 25, 1996, Robert J. Sr., husband of the late Margaret M. (McLaughlin) Murphy of Wildwood, Florida, formerly of Middleboro, aged 67 years. Funeral from the ASHLEY FUNERAL HOME, 35 Oak St., Middleboro, Monday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart Church, Centre St., Middleboro, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

POOLE -- Passed away Jan. 26, 1996, Hillman E. Poole, of Attleboro, in his 73rd year. Services to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the KIRBY FUNERAL HOME, 61 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford. At the request of the family, there will be no visiting hours. Flowers are acceptable or donations may be made in his memory to the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home Activities Fund, 193-195 Pleasant St., Attleboro, MA 02703.

June O'Leary
DARTMOUTH -- June (Power) O'Leary, 77, of South Dartmouth died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, after a long illness. She was the wife of Julian P. O'Leary and daughter of the late John J. and Elsie (Murphy) Power.
She died at Harborview Manor in South Dartmouth.
She was born and raised in the Worcester area and moved to Greenville, S.C., shortly after her marriage and lived there for 35 years where she was active in many civic organizations. In 1975 she came to South Dartmouth and was a communicant of St. Mary Church.
An officer of Lambeth Rope Corporation, she was a member and past president of the Garden Club of Buzzards Bay.
Survivors include her widower; two daughters, Elisabeth Gray of South Dartmouth and Katharine Monahan of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, David Julian O'Leary of South Dartmouth; and six grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Judith O. Ross and sister of the late Jane Power Birdsall.
Arrangements are by the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St.

Herbert Brown
NEW BEDFORD -- Herbert Brown, 79, died at home unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 26, 1996. He was the husband of Stella (Jeglinski) Brown and son of the late John and Florence (Lyonds) Brown.
He was born in New Bedford.
He was employed by Hemingway Brothers as a mechanic until his retirement.
Mr. Brown was a World War II U. S. Coast Guard veteran and a member of the Teamsters' Seniors.
Survivors include his widow; a sister, Myrtle Roy of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Edna Brown and Dorothy Wood.
Arrangements are by the Schick Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd.

Marie M. Masse
NEW BEDFORD -- Marie M. (Oullette) Masse, 76, of Brock Avenue, died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Phillip P. Masse and daughter of the late Alfred and Rose (Daigneault) Oullette.
She died at the Mariner Health Care Center of Southeastern Massachusetts.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she was a communicant of St. Anne Church and was employed in the garment industry as a floor supervisor until her retirement in 1982.
Mrs. Masse was a member of the International Ladies Garment Worker's Union and St. Anne's Union Prayer Group.
Survivors include a son, Roy Masse of Fairhaven; a brother, Francis Oullette of Chicopee Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by Cabral-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 177 Cove St.

John W. Geary
GLOUCESTER -- John W. Geary, 88, died on Friday, Jan. 26, 1996. He was the widower of Ethel M. (Mitchell) Geary and son of the late Joseph E. and Mary E. (Crowley) Geary.
He died at The Greenery Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Danvers.
Born in Gloucester, he was a 1926 graduate of Gloucester High School and attended Wentworth Institute. He was a member of the original construction crew that built the present Gloucester High School in 1939. He later went on to start his own construction company and was well known on the Gloucester waterfront as a shipwright, in addition to doing home construction in the Cape Ann area.
During World War II, his company customized several local vessels as subchasers. He was also a crew chief supervising construction of barracks at Camp Edwards in Falmouth during the construction of the Cape Cod Canal. After the war, he retrofitted several ships as oceanographic research labs.
He relocated with his family to the New Bedford area in 1960 and subsequently formed Paramount Claims in Fall River, an independent insurance claims company, which he served as president and treasurer until his retirement. After living in North Dartmouth for several years, he and his late wife returned to Gloucester in 1990.
As a young man, Mr. Geary was known locally for his prowess at billiards and golf. He was a former member of the Bass Rocks Gold Club and a familiar figure at Nick's Pool Room on Main Street, Gloucester. He was also a former member of the Gloucester Council No. 215, Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include six daughters, Joan G. Boeggeman of Beverly, Jacqueline F. Wilder of Poland Spring, Maine, Carole A. Cheverie of Cape Coral, Fla., Marjorie M. Manzi of Palm Beach, Fla., Pamela R. Mickool of Dartmouth and Sharon E. Berube of Kingston, N.H.; four sons, John D. Geary of Magnolia, Robert E. Geary of South Weymouth, David B. Geary of Melrose and Thomas R. Geary of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Joseph E. Geary of Rochester, N.Y.; a sister, Eleanor M. LoPresti of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 34 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangments are by James C. Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St.

Kathleen Kennedy, 93
FALL RIVER -- Kathleen C. (Connor) Kennedy, 93, of 4901 N. Main St., died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996. She was the widow of Frank M. Kennedy and daughter of the late James P. and Julia M. (McGuire) Connor.
She died at the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center.
A lifelong resident of Fall River, she was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School and a communicant of Holy Name Church. She was employed by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children as a secretary for 25 years and then by the Follow Through Program for about 20 years until her retirement 17 years ago.
Mrs. Kennedy was a former member of the Holy Name Women's Club, the Altar and Rosary Society of Holy Name and the Fall River Catholic Women's Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary K. McGuill of Swansea; a sister, Margaret McDermott of Somerset; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Mary L. McDermott, Joseph Connor, James Connor and Gerard Connor.
Arrangements are by Jeffrey E. Sullivan Funeral Home, 550 Locust St.

Henry F. Leal Sr.
DARTMOUTH -- Henry F. Leal Sr., 76, died at home Friday, Jan. 26, 1996. He was the husband of Elsie V. (Paull) Leal and son of the late John and Elizabeth (Nunes) Leal.
A lifelong resident of Dartmouth, he was a communicant of St. Mary Church, South Dartmouth, and employed by U.S. Steel as a wire drawer until his retirement. After retirement he was employed as a property maintenance engineer for Solemar.
A World War II Army Air Corps veteran, he received the American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the World War II Victory Medal, and was discharged with the rank of technical sergeant.
A 1938 graduate of Dartmouth High School, Mr. Leal was inducted into the Dartmouth High School Hall of Fame in 1991. He played baseball, basketball and football and through hard work and dedication progressed from intra-mural basketball as an awkward freshman to varsity standing as a junior. As the basketball team's captain, he played a dominant role from his back court position. He was both offensive center and middle linebacker on the '36 and '37 Indian Football Teams, which he co-captained. His combined talents earned him the School Athlete of the Year honor in 1938.
Mr. Leal loved to play pool.
Survivors include his widow; a son, Henry F. Leal Jr. of Marion; a brother, John Leal of Worcester; two grandchildren; three nieces and a great-nephew.
Arrangements are by Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford.

Laura Gaucher, 106
FAIRHAVEN -- Laura (Jarry) Gaucher, 106, formerly of Davis Street, New Bedford, died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Emile Gaucher and daughter of the late Joseph and Felanese (Pothier) Jarry.
She died at the Nichols House Nursing Home.
Born in Taftville, Conn., she lived in New Bedford for 64 years before moving to the nursing home five years ago. She was a member of St. Kilian Church and was formerly employed as a weaver in area textile mills.
Mrs. Gaucher was featured in a Standard-Times article in August 1995 when she and her family and friends enjoyed a birthday lunch at Davy's Locker in New Bedford. At the time she enjoyed a cocktail and her one cigarette which she often enjoyed on the porch.
Survivors include a daughter, Loretta Rovinski of New Preston, Conn., and two nephews, Rene Jarry of New Bedford and Harold Becotte of Keene, N.H.
Arrangements are by Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Denise McMellon
LEESBURG, Va. -- Denise C. (Vermette) McMellon, 57, of 108 Fort Evans Road, died at home Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1996. She was the former wife of Leslie C. McMellon Jr. of Leesburg and daughter of the late Samuel and Jeannette (Croteau) Vermette.
Born in Fall River, she lived in Fall River and Virginia for many years.
Survivors include a son, Brian McMellon of Phoenix.; a daughter, Kellie Pallentire of Sterling, Va.; a brother, Rene L. Vermette of Somerset; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by Auclair Funeral Home, 690 S. Main St., Fall River.

Sister Sean Mary Condon, R.S.M.
PROVIDENCE -- Sister Sean Mary Condon, R.S.M., 53, of Vineyard Ave., East Providence, R.I., died Saturday, Jan. 27, 1996. She was the daughter of the late J. Harry Sr. and Miriam (Bowen) Condon.
She died at the Philip Hulitar Hospice in-patient Center.
Born in Providence, she lived in East Providence for the last 20 years.
She was employed by the Woodlawn Catholic Regional School in Pawtucket as a kindergarten teacher for the past 20 years.
Sister was baptized Marilyn Louise Condon. She entered the Sisters of Mercy on Sept. 8, 1960, and was professed Aug. 16, 1963. Sister also taught in St. Michael's School in Providence, St. Kilian School in New Bedford, St. Margaret's School in Rumford and Sacred Heart School in East Providence.
Survivors include a brother, J. Harry Condon Jr. of Attleboro; three sisters, Mim Condon, Mercy Associate of East Providence, Geraldine A. Lavery of North Attleboro, and Judith M. Goetz of Charlottesville, Va.
Arrangements are by the James J. Gallogly & Sons Inc., 671 Broad St.

BROWN -- IN THIS CITY, JANUARY 26, 1996, HERBERT BROWN, 79, OF NEW BEDFORD, HUSBAND OF STELLA (JEGLINSKI) BROWN AND BROTHER OF MYRTLE ROY. FUNERAL FROM THE SCHICK FUNERAL HOME, 472 ASHLEY BLVD., NEW BEDFORD, TUESDAY, AT 9 A.M., FOLLOWED BY A FUNERAL MASS IN ST. KILIAN'S CHURCH AT 10 A.M. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. VISITING HOURS, MONDAY, 2-4 P.M. ONLY. INTERMENT SACRED HEART CEMETERY.

CONDON -- Sister Sean Mary, R.S.M. January 27, 1996. Daughter of the late J. Harry and Miriam (Bowen) Condon. Sister of J. Harry Condon, Jr., Mim Condon, Geraldine A. Lavery and Judith M. Goetz. Residence -- Vineyard Ave. East Providence. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Evangelist Church N. Main Street, Attleboro, Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. Visiting hours Monday 3-8 p.m. in Our Lady of Mercy Convent (Bishop Feehan High School) 70 Holcott Dr. Attleboro. In lieu of flowers donations to Woodlawn Catholic Regional School Scholarship Fund, 61 Hope Street, Pawtucket 02860 or to Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, 15 Sumner Brown Rd. Cumberland 02864 in Sister's memory would be appreciated. Arrangements by JAMES J. GALLOGLY & SONS, Providence.

DECRUZ -- OF NEW BEDFORD, JANUARY 25, 1996, MANUEL, 75, HUSBAND OF ALICE (PINTO) DECRUZ AND THE LATE MARY "MAE" (ENCARNACAO) DECRUZ, FATHER OF PETER J. DECRUZ, MANUEL DECRUZ JR., AND KRISTIN A. MCKEON, BROTHER OF AGNES BRITTO, WALTER J. CRUZ AND JULIO J. CRUZ. FUNERAL FROM THE SAUNDERS-DWYER HOME FOR FUNERALS, 495 PARK ST., NEW BEDFORD. MONDAY AT 8 FUNERAL MASS, OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CHURCH AT 9. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. VISITING HOURS SUNDAY 3-7 INTERMENT ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS IN HIS MEMORY MAY BE MADE TO THE RESEARCH AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT, C/O MASS. GENERAL HOSPITAL, BARTLETT HALL #3, BOSTON, MASS. 02114.

EASTWOOD -- IN THIS CITY, NEW BEDFORD, JAN. 25, 1996 ERNEST JAMES EASTWOOD OF NB AGE 77 YEARS. FATHER OF ROBERT AND RONALD EASTWOOD, BROTHER OF DORIS NAPIER, AND THE LATE DONALD "WOODY" EASTWOOD, UNCLE OF PATRICIA AMARAL, PETER NAPIER, DAVID NAPIER AND CHARLES NAPIER. FUNERAL AT THE WILSON CHAPEL, 479 COUNTY ST. AT THE CORNER OF ELM ST. NB ON MONDAY AT 12 NOON WITH FRIENDS BEING RECEIVED WITHIN THE HOUR PRIOR TO HIS SERVICE. BURIAL IN VETERAN'S NATIONAL CEMETERY IN BOURNE IS PRIVATE. IT IS SUGGESTED REMEMBRANCES BE MADE TO THE SALVATION ARMY 619 PURCHASE ST. NB 02740.

GAUCHER -- IN FAIRHAVEN, JANUARY 26, 1996, LAURA (JARRY) GAUCHER, 106, FORMERLY OF NEW BEDFORD, MOTHER OF LORETTA ROVINSKY OF CONNECTICUT. FUNERAL FROM ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 ASHLEY BLVD., MONDAY AT 8 A.M. FUNERAL MASS FOLLOWING AT ST. KILIAN CHURCH AT 9 A.M. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. CALLING HOURS SUNDAY 7-9 ONLY. INTERMENT SACRED HEART CEMETERY.

GEARY -- OF GLOUCESTER, JAN. 26, JOHN W., 88, HUSBAND OF THE LATE ETHEL M. (MITCHELL), FATHER OF JOAN G. BOEGGEMAN OF BEVERLY, JACQUELINE F. WILDER OF POLAND SPRING, ME, JOHN D. GEARY OF MAGNOLIA, ROBERT E. GEARY OF SOUTH WEYMOUTH, CAROLE A. CHEVERIE OF CAPE CORAL, FL, MARJORIE M. MANZI OF PALM BEACH, FL, DAVID B. GEARY OF MELROSE, PAMELA R. MICKOOL OF DARTMOUTH, SHARON E. BERUBE OF KINGSTON, N.H., AND THOMAS R. GEARY OF WEST PALM BEACH, FL, BROTHER OF DR. JOSEPH E. GEARY OF ROCHESTER, NY, AND ELEANOR M. LOPRESTI OF FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, ALSO SUVIVED BY 34 GRANDCHILDREN, 49 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, AND MANY NIECES AND NEPHEWS. A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE. VISITING HOURS ARE ON TUESDAY FROM 2 TO 4 AND 7 TO 9 P.M. AT THE JAMES C. GREELY FUNERAL HOME, 212 WASHINGTON ST., GLOUCESTER. MR. GEARY WAS THE FOUNDER, PRESIDENT AND TREASURER OF PARAMOUNT CLAIMS IN FALL RIVER.

JABOTTE -- IN THIS CITY, JAN. 26, ALICE (LALIBERTE), WIDOW OF LEO JABOTTE OF NEW BEDFORD, AGED 69 YRS. FUNERAL FROM THE CHAUSSE-DUMONTE FUNERAL HOME, 1325 ACUSHNET AVE., MONDAY AT 8:00 A.M. FUNERAL MASS AT ST. ANTHONY CHURCH AT 9:00. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. CALLING HOURS SUNDAY 2-4, 7-9. INTERMENT IN SACRED HEART CEMETERY.

LaROCQUE -- Of Wareham, in Dennis, Jan. 25, 1996, Antoinette "Ann" L. (Langlois) LaRocque, wife of the late Lionel LaRocque, mother of Jeanne Todd of Dennis and Lorraine Fulcher of Cape Cod, sister of Norman Langlois of Wareham and Alfred Langlois of New Bedford, mother-in-law of John Todd of Dennis, also survived by 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and many friends. Funeral will be from the STOTT, CHAPMAN, COLE & GLEASON FUNERAL HOME, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham on Monday, Jan. 29th, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Church, Wareham, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be in Agawam Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours will be Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 208 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 or to Hospice Assoc. Of Cape Cod, 923 Rt. 6A, Yarmouthport, MA 02675.

LAUZON -- KRISTINE (OLSEN), OF FALMOUTH, JANUARY 26, 1996, MOTHER OF GORDON R., ROBERT G. AND DAVID A. LAUZON. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE IN THE TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, FAIRHAVEN, MONDAY AT 10:00 A.M. VISITING HOURS IN THE FAIRHAVEN FUNERAL HOME, 117 MAIN ST., FAIRHAVEN, ARE SUNDAY 7-9 P.M. INTERMENT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY. LIGHTED HANDICAPPED ENTRANCE AT REAR OF FUNERAL HOME. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH MEMORIAL FUND, 16 TEMPLE PLACE, FAIRHAVEN, MA 02719.

LEAL -- JANUARY 26, 1996, HENRY F. SR., 76, HUSBAND OF ELSIE V. (PAULL) LEAL, FATHER OF HENRY F. LEAL JR., GRANDFATHER OF KASEY ANN AND HENRY F. LEAL III. REMEMBRANCES MAY BE MADE TO THE DARTMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME, 366 SLOCUM ROAD, DARTMOUTH, MASS. 02747. FUNERAL FROM THE DONAGHY FUNERAL HOME, 465 COUNTY ST., MONDAY MORNING AT 9. FUNERAL MASS AT ST. MARY CHURCH, SOUTH DARTMOUTH, AT 10. INTERMENT ST. JOHN CEMETERY. CALLING HOURS THIS AFTERNOON ONLY 3-5. PARKING AREA AT THE REAR OF THE FUNERAL HOME. MR. LEAL WAS A WORLD WAR II ARMY CORPS VETERAN.

MAGALETTA -- JAN. 25, 1996, M. LORRAINE (FINN) WIFE OF THE LATE AMELIO L. MAGALETTA OF MIDDLEBORO FORMERLY OF WESTWOOD, AGED 89 YRS. FUNERAL FROM THE ASHLEY FUNERAL HOME, 35 OAK ST., MIDDLEBORO MON. AT 10:30 A.M. FOLLOWED BY A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL IN SACRED HEART CHURCH, CENTRE ST., MIDDLEBORO AT 11:30 A.M. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. VISITING HOURS SUNDAY 2-4 AND 7-9 P.M.

MASSE -- Of this city, Jan. 26, Marie M. (Oullette) Masse, aged 76 years, widow of Phillip P. Masse, mother of Roy Masse, sister of Francis Oullette, also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday from the CABRAL-LAMOUREUX FUNERAL HOME, 177 Cove Street, New Bedford, Ma., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anne's Church at 10:00 a.m. Calling hours Monday 2-4, 7-9. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Ample lighted parking area.

O'LEARY -- In South Dartmouth Jan. 26, 1996 June (Power) O'Leary, of South Dartmouth age 77 years wife of Julian P. O'Leary, mother of Elisabeth O. Gray, Katharine Monahan, David Julian O'Leary and the late Judith O. Ross, sister of the late Jane Power Birdsall and grandmother of six. Visiting hours are omitted. Her funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Church on Dartmouth Street in South Dartmouth on Tuesday morning at 10:00 A.M. A gathering will take place immediately following the mass in the church hall to which all are invited. In lieu of flowers it is suggested remembrances may be made to the New Bedford Child and Family Service, 1061 Pleasant St. NB 02740. Burial is private. Arrangements with the WILSON CHAPEL, 479 County St. NB.


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