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Angelene Valley-Clark
 FAIRHAVEN -- Angelene (Cambra) Valley-Clark, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Earl Clark and George A. Valley and daughter of the late Emmanuel and Francesca (Ferreira) Cambra. 
 She died at Our Lady's Haven. 
  Born in Raynham she lived in New Bedford before moving to Fairhaven where she lived most of her life. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Fairhaven and enjoyed playing piano, crafts and gardening. 
 Survivors include a son, George A. Valley of Fairhaven; a daughter, Lorraine LaFrance of Dartmouth; four sisters, Laura Perry of New Bedford, Estelle Briggs of Wareham and Cecelia Cambra and Genevieve Sylvia, both of Fairhaven; a brother, Charles Cambra of San Jose, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 
 She was the mother of the late Grace Picinisco and grandmother of the late Michael Picinisco. 
 Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St.

VALLEY-CLARK -- ANGELENE (CAMBRA) OF FAIRHAVEN, FEB. 7, 1996. WIFE OF THE LATE EARL CLARK AND THE LATE GEORGE A. VALLEY. MOTHER OF GEORGE A. VALLEY AND LORRAINE LAFRANCE. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS AND INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE IN THE FAIRHAVEN FUNERAL HOME, 117 MAIN ST., FAIRHAVEN, FRIDAY AT 9 A.M. INTERMENT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY. VISITING HOURS THURSDAY 2-4 AND 7-9. LIGHTED HANDICAPPED ENTRANCE AT REAR OF FUNERAL HOME. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE HOSPICE OF COMMUNITY NURSES OF FAIRHAVEN, 62 CENTER ST., FAIRHAVEN, MA 02719.

Sister Imelda Martineau, 90
 FALL RIVER -- Sister Imelda Martineau, also known as Sister Gonzalve, 90, of The Dominican Sisters of Hope, 37 Park St. died Wednesday, Feb.7, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Norbert and Lydia (Bourque) Martineau. 
 She was born in Fall River. 
 She was employed by various departments in The Mother House on Park St. 
 She took her first vows on Dec. 7, 1924. 
 Sister Martineau also served at St. Peters in Plattsburg, N.Y., St. Rose in Acushnet and St. John's Nursery in Fall River. 
 Survivors include several cousins. 
 She was also the sister of the late Reverend Joseph Martineau, Ernest and Francois Martineau, Aurore Caron and Anette and Marguerite Martineau. 

MARTINEAU -- In Fall River, Feb. 7, 1996, Sister Imelda Martineau, also known as Sister Gonzalve. Daughter of the late Norbert and the late Lydia (Bourque) Martineau, age 90. Residence: 37 Park St. Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m. from The Dominican Chapel on Park Street followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. in The Dominican Academy Chapel. Interment in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Convent Chapel. In lieu of flowers kindly make donations to The Dominican Sisters of Hope Retirement Fund, 37 Park St., Fall River, Mass. Arrangements are by The Boule Funeral Home.

Guy Madison
 PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- Guy Madison, who found his niche in westerns in the 1940s and starred in the television series "The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok" has died. He was 74. 
 Mr. Madison, born Robert Ozell Moseley on Jan. 19, 1922, died Tuesday of emphysema at Desert Hospital Hospice in Palm Springs. 
 "We shared a lot of campfires together. It is another empty saddle, and I will really miss him," said fellow Western star and lifelong hunting companion Rory Calhoun. Mr. Madison and Mr. Calhoun were also neighbors in nearby Morongo Valley. 
 With his rugged but boyish looks, Mr. Madison portrayed the handsome James Butler Hickok from 1951 to 1958. It was the beginning of his work on popular series about historic frontier figures like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett and Kit Carson. 
 A radio version of "The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok" was broadcast on the Mutual network from 1951 to 1956. 
 Mr. Madison had a genuine interest in western lore and was known for making bows and arrows for hunting. 
 Some of the actor's 85 films are: "Since You Went Away" in 1944; "Till the End of Time" in 1946; "Honeymoon" in 1947; "Bullwhip" in 1958; and "Jet Over the Atlantic" in 1960. 
 In recent years, he joined other celluloid cowboys at public events such as the opening of the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum and in cameo roles, including a 1988 television remake of "Red River." 
 Divorced from actresses Gail Russell and Sheilah Connolly, Mr. Madison is survived by three daughters, Bridget, Erin and Dolly; a son, Robert; a sister, Rosemary Anderson of Sacramento, and two brothers, Wayne Moseley of Sherman Oaks and Harold Moseley of Mount Shasta. 
 Services were scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Palm Springs Mortuary in Cathedral City. 

Elias Mattos
 CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Elias "Leo" Mattos, 78, formerly of Fairhaven, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1996. He was the husband of Phyllis (Sylvia) Mattos and son of the late Manuel and Rose (Costa) Mattos. 
 He died at his daughter's home in Cheyenne. 
  Born in Sao Miguel, Portugal, he lived in the New Bedford area most of his life before moving to Cheyenne five weeks ago. He was formerly employed as a tanner by various leather factories in the Taunton area. 
 Mr. Mattos was a World War II Marine veteran, serving in Iwo Jima in the South Pacific Theater, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. 
 He was an avid gardener. 
 Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Dolores Riel of Middleboro and Valarie Montgomery of Cheyenne; a brother, Joseph Mottas of Fairhaven; 11 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. 
 Arrangements are by the Wieder Spahn Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes, Cheyenne. 

Priscilla Trigueiro
 NEW BEDFORD -- Priscilla (McCartney) Trigueiro, 87, died unexpectedly at home, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1996. She was the widow of Peter Francis Trigueiro and daughter of the late Martin and Annie (Moran) McCartney. 
  Born in Preston, England, she lived most of her life in New Bedford and was employed by Taber Nursing Home as a receptionist until her retirement. 
 Mrs. Trigueiro in her leisure time enjoyed knitting and was an avid gardener. 
 Survivors include a son, Peter A. Trigueiro of Baltimore; a brother, John McCartney of Florida; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
 She was also the sister of the late Martin McCartney. 
 Arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd. 

TRIGUEIRO -- IN THIS CITY, FEB. 6, 1996, PRISCILLA (MCCARTNEY), 87, OF NEW BEDFORD, WIDOW OF PETER F. TRIGUEIRO AND MOTHER OF PETER A. TRIGUEIRO. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HER FUNERAL SERVICES AT ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 ASHLEY BLVD., ON FRIDAY AT 10:30 A.M. CALLING HOURS THURSDAY 2-4 AND 7-9. INTERMENT ST. MARY CEMETERY.

Guilhermina Cabral
 SAO MIGUEL, Portugal -- Guilhermina (Rodrigues) Cabral, 86, died at home Saturday, Feb. 3, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Joao Cabral. 
 A lifelong resident of Sao Miguel, she was a homemaker. 
 Survivors include two sons, Tiberio Cabral of Dartmouth and Joao Carlos Cabral of Sao Miguel, and four grandchildren. 
 Arrangements are in Sao Miguel. 

Edwin Camacho
 PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Edwin "Charlie" Camacho, 39, died at home Sunday, Feb. 4, 1996. He was the husband of Laura (Barboza) Camacho and son of Angelita (Lopez) Camacho of Puyallup, Wash., and the late Arcelio Camacho. 
 He was born in Maricoa, Puerto Rico, and live in New Bedford most of his life before moving to Washington. 
 He was employed by Young Cape Verdeans Athletic Association of New Bedford as a bartender and was also employed by Chuck's China Inn of New Bedford. 
 Mr. Camacho was a member of the Young Cape Verdean Athletic Association. 
 He was an avid gardener. 
 Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Christina Lopez of Puyallup; a stepdaughter, Tracey Barboza of Wareham; two brothers, Jose Camacho and Louis Camacho, both of Puyallup; three sisters, Wanda Guadalupe of Lakeworth, Fla., Yolanda Camacho of New Bedford and Zoraida Camacho of Puyallup; a granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. 
 Arrangements are by the Oakwood Hill Funeral Home, Tacoma, Wash. 

Joseph S. D'Elia
 LAKEVILLE -- Joseph S. D'Elia, 77, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Loraine (Bartlett) D'Elia of 30 years and son of the late Joseph S. and Sylvania (Reis) D'Elia. 
 He died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Cushing Campus in Brockton. 
  Born in Middleboro and educated in Middleboro schools, he lived in Lakeville for 30 years. Prior to living in Lakeville, he lived in Middleboro and was employed by the U.S. Post Office as a clerk for 30 years until his retirement in 1978. After serving his country, he was a police officer for Middleboro prior to the post office. 
 Mr. D'Elia was in the National Guard from 1938-40, and was a World War II Army veteran, serving from 1940-45 in Battery "C" 212th Field Artillery Battalion as a corporal. 
 He was a member of the Pilgrim Amateur Wireless Association in Taunton, an active member of The American Legion Post No. 64 in Middleboro -- where he was past commander -- and also was on the board of Civil Defense in Lakeville as a radio operator and on the Communications Committee in Lakeville. 
 He was a ham radio operator, enjoyed working in his yard and sharp shooting at area gun clubs. 
 Survivors include his widow; three sons, Joseph S. D'Elia of Las Vegas, Richard J. D'Elia of Alabama and Paul A. D'Elia of Middleboro; two stepsons, Brad Letourneau of Rhode Island and James Letourneau of Middleboro; four grandchildren; an aunt, Emma Gardner of Middleboro; and several nieces and nephews. 
 Arrangements are by the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 280 Bedford St. 

D'ELIA -- Feb. 6, Joseph S. D'Elia, age 77 years, of Lakeville; Husband of Loraine (Bartlett) D'Elia; father of Joseph S., Richard J., and Paul A. D'Elia; stepfather of Brad & James Letourneau; nephew of Emma Gardner. A Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the DAHLBORG-MACNEVIN FUNERAL HOME 280 Bedford St., Lakeville, Mass. Visitation will take place on Thursday and Friday 7-9 only. In Lieu of flowers friends wishing memorial gifts may be given in Joseph's name to a charity of your choice.

Angelina M. Ponte
 DARTMOUTH -- Angelina M. (Ventura) Ponte, 88, of South Dartmouth, formerly of New Bedford, died unexpectedly at home Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1996. She was widow of Joao Ponte and daughter of the late Manuel and Anna (Moniz) Ventura. 
  Born in New Bedford, she lived in the New Bedford area before moving to South Dartmouth 18 years ago. 
 She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. 
 She was a former volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital, a former member of Teamsters Local 59 Retirees and a member of the Dartmouth Council on Aging. 
 Survivors include a son, John Ponte of North Dartmouth; a brother, Manuel Ventura of South Dartmouth; a grandson, John David Ponte and several nephews and nieces. 
 She was the sister of the late Virgil Ventura, Carlos Ventura and Mary Santos. 
 Arrangements are by the Dartmouth Funeral Home, 230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth. 

PONTE -- Angelina M. (Ventura), age 88, of South Dartmouth, formerly of New Bedford. Wife of the late Joao Ponte, mother of John Ponte, sister of Manuel Ventura, Grandmother of John David Ponte, sister of the late Virgil Ventura, Carlos Ventura & Mary Santos. Funeral Saturday, Feb. 10, 1996, at 8 a.m. from the DARTMOUTH FUNERAL HOME, 230 Russells Mills Road, SOUTH DARTMOUTH. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 am in St. Mary's Church, Dartmouth Street, South Dartmouth. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting Hour Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Burial in St. John's Cemetery, New Bedford.

Albert S. Baker
 MANCHESTER, Conn. -- Albert S. Baker, 66, died at home Saturday, Jan. 13, 1996. He was the husband of Jane C. Baker and son of the late Winthrop and Mary Baker. 
 He was born and raised in South Dartmouth and spent most of his adult life in Vernon, Conn., helping to raise five children. 
 He was employed by Aetna Life & Casualty as an insurance administrator for 30 years in the Group Department 
 He attended Brown University in Providence, R.I., graduating in 1951. From 1951 to 1953 he served in the United States Army as an investigator in the Counterintelligence Corps where he earned the rank of Corporal. 
 Survivors include his widow; three sons, Kenneth Baker and Thomas Baker, both of Manchester, Conn., and Stephen Baker of South Windsor, Conn.; two daughters, Margaret Basch of Ellington, Conn. and Lisa Chasse of Vernon, Conn.; a brother, Winthrop Baker of Florida, a nephew, two nieces and eight grandchildren. 
 Arrangements are by the Burke Fortin Funeral Home, Rockville, Conn. 

GOMES -- In Boston, Jan. 16, 1996, Donald J. Gomes, beloved husband of Nadeen M. Correia-Gomes of Hyde Park, aged 42 years. Beloved father of Andre Justino Gomes and Marcus Anthony Gomes. A Memorial Celebration will be held Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. on the Northeastern University Campus at the Lell Student Center Ballroom. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following services at the MacCloud Suite on campus. A month Minder Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 47 S. Sixth St., on March 8 at 7 p.m.

MONDOU -- In Fall River, Feb. 6, Lillian J. Mondou, 60, of New Bedford, daughter of Eugene and Elsie (Bouley) Mondou. Funeral from THE ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., Friday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Theresa Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours, Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Dolores M. Silva
 NEW BEDFORD -- Dolores M. "Cookie" Silva, also known as "Ti Ti-Cookie," 51, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Sylvia Silva of New Bedford. 
 She died at St. Luke's Hospital. 
 A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she had attended New Bedford Vocational High School and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. 
 She dedicated her life to her family, her cats, and numerous children she lovingly cared for over the years. 
 Survivors include her mother; two sisters, Marcia Cruz of Brockton and Marie Robinson of New Bedford; her grandmother, Maria "Baba" Barros of New Bedford; two aunts and two uncles; two nephews and several cousins. 
 Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St. 

Laura C. Perry
 NEW BEDFORD -- Laura C. (Camara) Perry, 80, of Bluefield Street, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow Manuel Perry Jr. and daughter of the late Manuel and Frances (Farias) Camara. 
 She died at Morton Hospital, Taunton. 
  Born in Raynham, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life and was one of 13 children. She was a communicant of St. John the Baptiste Church, New Bedford, and employed by a garment manufacturing firm in New Bedford as a presser until her retirement. 
 Survivors include a son, Robert M. Perry of Raynham; a brother, Charles Camara of California; three sisters, Genevieve Sylvia, Celia Camara, both of Fairhaven, and Stella Camara of New Bedford; two grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews. 
 Arrangements are by Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro. 

Mary Barratt
 NEW BEDFORD -- Mary (Faber) Barratt, 81, of North Dartmouth, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 8, 1996. She was the daughter of the late Edward F. and Mary (Dalton) Faber. 
 She died at Rose Hawthorn Lathrop Home, Fall River. 
  Born in New Bedford, she was a lifelong resident of North Dartmouth and was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. She formerly owned and operated Mary's Antiques and Lampshades in North Dartmouth for 40 years and traveled to many antique shows regionally. 
 Mrs. Barratt was a graduate of both Dartmouth High School and New Bedford Vocational and attended the Swain School of Design. She trained as an LPN at St. Luke's Hospital and was a notary public. 
 She was well known as a talented artist, making draperies, slipcovers, silk and parchment lampshades and built stonewalls. 
 Survivors include a daughter, Sheila T. de Buren; a son, Paul N. Barratt; a brother, Joseph Faber; four grandsons, Nicholas, Matthew, Jonathan and Derek Barratt; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and great nephews. 
 Arrangements are by Austin-Carney Funeral Home, 549 County St. 


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