Miscellaneous Bristol County, Massachusetts Obituaries

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Rosa C. Lopes
NEW BEDFORD -- Rosa Castro Lopes, 89, died Saturday, April 27, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Jose M. Lopes and daughter of the late Marcelino A. and Maria (Baptista) Castro.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, she had lived in New Bedford since moving to the United States in 1949 and was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Marcelino J. Gomes of New Bedford; three brothers, Artur M. Castro and Joao M. Castro, both of New Bedford, and Jose M. Castro of Providence; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Ambrosio M. Castro and Julia M. Castro.
Arrangements are by Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Harold Kaye
LINCOLN -- Harold Kaye, 83, of Morningside Lane, formerly of New Bedford, died at home Wednesday, April, 24, 1996, after a long illness. He was the husband of Alice (Sharrock) Kaye and son of the late John and Mary (Owen) Kaye.
Born in New Bedford, he was a 1933 graduate of Bristol County Agricultural School and later studied at Cornell University. He had been associated with H.P. Hood Co. in Charlestown for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1970.
Mr. Kaye was an accomplished wood carver who enjoyed carving birds and working outdoors. He also was known for his gardening skills.
Survivors include his widow and several nieces and nephews.
He and his wife had been married 55 years.
Arrangements are by MacRae-Tunnicliffe Funeral Home, 74 Belknap St., Concord.
Due to information received by the funeral home, Mr. Kaye's wife's maiden name was incorrect in Friday's paper.

Mary F. Fortuna
FALL RIVER -- Mary F. (Correia) Fortuna, 77, formerly of South Dartmouth, died Saturday, April 27, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Manuel Fortuna Jr. and daughter of the late Joseph F. and Mary (Couto) Correia.
She died at Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center, Fall River.
Born in New Bedford, she lived in New Jersey for most of her adult life, moved to Dartmouth in 1986, and lived there until she entered the nursing care center. She was a communicant of St. Julie of Billiart Church in Dartmouth and was employed by Penguin Publisher in New Jersey as a secretary until her retirement.
Mrs. Fortuna was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
Survivors include a brother, Manuel Correia of New Bedford; four sisters, Josephine Siwik, Patricia Correia, both of New Bedford, Alice Psota of Stoughton and Hazel Konorosky of Martinsville, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Joseph Correia.
Arrangements are by Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Steven P. Fernandes
NEW BEDFORD -- Steven Paul Fernandes, 40, died Sunday, April 28, 1996, after a long illness. He was the son of Ilene O. (Valles) and Manuel Fernandes Jr. of New Bedford.
Born in New Bedford, he lived here most of his life and was formerly employed by the Merchant Marines. He also had been employed as a commercial painting contractor and fisherman.
Mr. Fernandes was a World War II Army veteran He was an avid sportsman, who played basketball, baseball, and football.
Survivors include his parents; a daughter, Fallon Marie Fernandes of New Bedford; two brothers, Manuel A. Fernandes and Ross C. Fernandes, both of New Bedford; four sisters, Dyan Violet of New Bedford and Doreen Santos of Westport, who are twins, Jean Silva of New Bedford and June Silva of North Carolina; his paternal grandmother, Rose (Martin) Fernandes of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Jan Silva.
Arrangements are by Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

E. Natalie Connor
NEW BEDFORD -- E. Natalie (Fortier) Connor, 64, of Fairhaven, formerly of New Bedford, died Sunday, April 28, 1996. She was the widow of James Connor and daughter of the late Leo and Grace (Mitchell) Fortier.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, she lived here most of her life before moving to Fairhaven four years ago. A former communicant of St. James Church, she was a graduate of New Bedford High School and received an associate's degree in accounting from Newbury College in New Bedford. At one time she was employed at the law office of attorney Thomas Quinn.
Survivors include a daughter, Kim P. Connor of New Bedford; six sons, Mark Connor of Denver, Timothy Connor, Robert Connor and Dan Connor, all of New Bedford, Christopher Connor of Aurora, Colo., and Neil Connor of Redondo Beach, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late Patricia Fortier.
Arrangement are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St.

Marion Colwell
LILLE, Maine -- Marion (Wrizzly) Colwell, 51, died at home Wednesday, April 24, 1996, after a long illness. She was the wife of Richard Colwell and daughter of Marion and Gladys Simms of Lille.
She lived in New Bedford for most of her life before moving to Lille nine years ago.
Survivors include her widower; three sons, Thomas Colwell of New Bedford, and Timothy Colwell and Robert Colwell, both of Lille; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Direct Cremations of Maine, 18 Church St., Belfast.

Nancy E. Silveira
DARTMOUTH -- Nancy Elizabeth (McGill) Silveira died Sunday, April 28, 1996. She was the wife of Joseph P. Silveira and daughter of the late Edwin P. and Gladys (Kingham) McGill.
She died at The Oaks of New Bedford.
Born in Newton, she attended school in Newton and William and Mary College. She moved to Dartmouth as a bride and was a member of the Congregational Church of South Dartmouth.
She was a World War II Navy veteran.
Mrs. Silveira was a member of the White Circle of her church, an active member of the Alcott Club, the New Bedford Yacht Club, The Gold Diggers Club and The Garden Club of Greater New Bedford. She received special recognition for her support in Heifer Project International.
Survivors include her widower; two daughters, Sandra Page of Leominster and Susan Silveira of Brookline; a son, Joseph P. Silveira III of Tampa, Fla., and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Wilson Chapel, 479 County St., New Bedford.

Conrad Raymond
NEW BEDFORD -- Conrad Raymond, 70, died Sunday, April 28, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Jennette (Plouffe) Raymond.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, he was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and employed by the city of New Bedford Department of Public Works as a laborer until his retirement.
Mr. Raymond was a member of the L'union of Priere of his church and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign War Porier Post 3260.
Survivors include his widow; two brothers, Robert W. Raymond and Donald Raymond, both of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Rita Winfield.
Arrangements are by Chausse-Dumont Funeral Home, 1325 Acushnet Ave.

William Pittendreigh
NEW BEDFORD -- William Wallace "Wally" Pittendreigh, 80, died Thursday, April 25, 1996. He was the husband of Barbara (Carlsen) Pittendreigh and son of the late William Alexander and Ninita T. (Ferdinand) Pittendreigh.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, he was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist and was employed by International Dryer Corp. of New Bedford as a mechanical engineer until his retirement.
Mr. Pittendreigh was a World War II Air Force veteran, serving as an engineering squadron officer, a captain in charge of B52 bombers.
He was a member of the Quittacus-Eureka Masonic Lodge AF & AM, the Kiwanis Club and guidance counselor to the Key Club for many years. A graduate of Northeastern University, he was also a member of the Providence Engineering Society and the American Society of Engineers and recently received a 50-year citation for his affiliation with the group.
Mr. Pittendreigh was an enthusiastic sailor on Buzzards Bay for 25 years.
Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Susan Clifford of Hingham; a son, Robert W. Pittendreigh of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a sister, Janet Pittendreigh of Fairhaven and three grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St.
Due to a clerical error, Mr. Pittendreigh's college affiliation was incorrect in Sunday's paper.

Mary A. McGlaun
MARION -- Mary A. (Almeida) McGlaun, formerly of Centerville, died Sunday, April 28, 1996. She was the widow of Dr. Thomas H. McGlaun and daughter of the late Joaquim and Gertrude (Souza) Almeida.
She died at Sippican Healthcare Center.
Born and raised in New Bedford, she was educated in New York City and resided on Cape Cod since 1985. She was a businesswoman, teacher and painter in Boston, White Plains, N.Y., and Hilton Head, S.C.
Mrs. McGlaun took part in numerous church, educational, civic and cultural activities. She was a member of the Urban League, the NAACP, Grandmothers Inc., the Cape Cod Chapter of United Nations and the Alzheimer's Care Group.
Survivors include a brother, Anthony "Rico" Almeida of New Bedford; four sisters, Lillian Senna, Florence Pontes and Pauline Monteiro, all of New Bedford, and Clotilde Burgo of Vineyard Haven; a great nephew, whom she lived with for many years, David Rogers of Mashpee; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was the mother of the late Ernest Dallas and sister of the late Manuel "Snubby" Almeida.
Arrangements are by Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford.

Edward Kincaide
FAIRHAVEN -- Edward Kincaide, 100, died Thursday, May 1, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the widower of Eva M. Olmstead and son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Dabney) Kincaide.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, he lived in the area all of his life and attended the Church of the Good Shepherd. He was employed for 37 years by the Lorraine Tea & Coffee Shop, an old New Bedford landmark, as a manager until his retirement.
Mr. Kincaide was a United States Coast Guard World War I Army veteran, serving from 1914 to 1922, and was discharged as a chief radioman.
He was a member of the Star in the East-Paskamansett Lodge A.F. and A.M., a mason for 75 years. He also was a member of the American Legion Post 166 in Fairhaven.
He was a longtime short wave radio enthusiast and at one time he operated Kincaide's Candy Shop, locally, which made old-fashioned cough drops.
Mr. Kincaide also was the subject of a photo essay in The Standard-Times on Jan. 22, 1996.
He has no immediate survivors but many good friends.
Arrangements are by the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St., New Bedford.

Laura G. Ehret
NEW BEDFORD -- Laura G. (Reiniche) Ehret, 89, died Wednesday, May 1, 1996. She was the widow of Joseph Ehret Jr. and the daughter of the late Emile and Marie (Gaingaire) Reiniche.
She died at Sacred Heart Nursing Home.
Ms. Ehret was born in Rougegoutte, France, and came to this country in 1912. She lived most of her life in New Bedford, where she was a communicant of St. Joseph Church and a member of the parish of Legion of Mary. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Solange T. Tetreault of New Bedford, and a nephew.
Arrangements are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford.

Jenny Levine, 102
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Jenny Levine, 102, died Monday, April 29, 1996. She was the widow of Harry Finkelstein and Philip Levine.
She was born in Must, Russia, and arrived in the United States in 1910. She grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she married and raised her family.
Survivors include three daughters, Ann Eisner of New Bedford, Betty Brown of the Bronx, N.Y., and Edith Levine of Fort Lauderdale; a son, Melvin Levine of Fort Lauderdale; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.
Arrangements are by Riverside Garden, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Theresa A. Dumont
NEW BEDFORD -- Theresa A. "Terry" (Hodziewich) Dumont, 63, died at home unexpectedly, Tuesday, April 30, 1996. She was the daughter of the late Felix P. and Etheline C. (St. Onge) Hodziewich and the former wife of Normand P. Dumont of North Dartmouth.
She was born in New Bedford and lived in Dartmouth and New Bedford for most of her life.
She was formerly employed by Sippican and Superior Welding as an electronic technician for many years.
Survivors include her former husband; a son, Scott K. Dumont of New Bedford; a daughter, Donna M. Corbean of North Dartmouth; two brothers; a grandson; and a granddaughter.
She was the mother of the late Gary Dumont and the sister of the late Kenneth Hodziewich and Robert Hodziewich.
Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Ireneda M. Cote, 96
FAIRHAVEN -- Ireneda M. (Brault) Cote, 96, formerly of New Bedford and Fall River, died Wednesday, May 1, 1996. She was the widow of Fire Capt. Theodore A. Cote and daughter of the late Ulric and Donalda (St. Amour) Brault.
She died at Alden Court Nursing Home in New Bedford.
She was born in Fall River and had lived in Fairhaven for the past six years, New Bedford for 70 years prior to that, and Fall River for 20 years prior thereto.
She was employed by Sacred Heart Nursing Home for 20 years until her retirement in 1974. She also was employed by Aerovox during World War II as an inspector.
Mrs. Cote was a past department president of the World War II Auxiliary Waldron Barracks in New Bedford and was past president of the Franco American Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeannette R. Kenyon of Fairhaven and Doris Y. Botelho of Warwick, R.I.; a son, Rene G. Cote of Fall River; two sisters, Lillian Bernier of Fall River and Fabiola Bazinet of New Hampshire; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was the mother of the late Annette Cote, Roger L. Cote and Police Lt. Gerard R. Cote, the grandmother of the late Doreen Barboza, the great-grandmother of the late Tracey Botelho, and the sister of the late Marianne Chouinard, Alcide Brault, Albert Brault and Edgar Brault.
Arrangements are by the Fairlawn Mortuary, 180 Washington St.

Yvette A. Costa
NEW BEDFORD -- Yvette A. (Le May) Costa, 77, died Tuesday, April 30, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Malcolm E. Costa and daughter of the late Alfred J. and Florence (Drouin) Le May.
Mrs. Costa died at Hallmark Nursing Home.
Born in Quebec, Canada, she lived most of her life in New Bedford and formerly was employed by Lizzak Shoe Co. as a stitcher.
Survivors include a son, Dana Costa of South Dartmouth; three daughters, Patricia Barry of Acushnet, Rae Elaine Gilbert of New Bedford and Donna Lynne Ballou of Etna, Maine; five brothers, George Le May and Raymond Le May of Orlando, Fla., Gaston Le May of Aurora, Colo., Jean Paul Le May of Longmont, Colo., and Roger Le May of Acushnet; a sister, Rita Pasieka of New Bedford; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Yvon Le May.
Arrangements are by Chausse-Dumont Funeral Home, 1325 Acushnet Ave.

Dorothy E. Walton
NEW BEDFORD -- Dorothy E. (Davies) Walton, 80, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, April 30, 1996. She was the widow of Robert W. Walton and daughter of the late John W. and Mary J. (Davenport) Davies.
She died at Boston University Medical Center.
Born in New Bedford, she lived in South Dartmouth for more than 20 years before returning to New Bedford about 25 years ago. She was a member of South Primitive Methodist Church and a member of the Semper Fidelis Class of the church.
She was employed by the former Worthington's Bakery in New Bedford as a clerk for many years.
Mrs. Walton was a member of several square dance clubs in the New Bedford area.
Survivors include a daughter, Judith D. MacGregor of Rochester; two sisters, Marjorie Green of Dartmouth and Shirley I. More of Fairhaven; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the mother of the late Paul R. Walton, who died last June.
Arrangements are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St.

Mary H. Reed
BOURNE -- Mary H. Reed, 80, of County Road, Marion, died Saturday, April 27, 1996. She was the daughter of the late James and Martha E. (Lombard) Kelly.
She died at the Cape Cod Nursing Home.
She was born in Everett and lived in Marion for about 50 years. She graduated from the Boston City School of Nursing, worked at Tobey Hospital in Wareham for many years and was head of maternity. She also worked for five years for Dr. Cooney, Dr. Angus and Dr. Gagnon in Wareham.
Survivors include a son, Michael Reed of Wareham and two grandchildren, Michael J. Reed and Ralph E. Reed, both of Wareham.
Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Route 28) Wareham.

Gregory J. Medeiros
SEABROOK, N.H. -- Gregory James Medeiros, 41, of 10 Birch Court, died unexpectedly at home Monday, April 29, 1996. He was the son of Dorothea B. (Blake) Franklin of Seabrook and the late Frank Medeiros.
He was born in Needham, Mass., and had been a resident of Seabrook for the past 14 years, previously residing in Natick, Mass.
He was formerly employed as a welder with the former Cloutier Welding Co. and was an ace mechanic.
Mr. Medeiros was a member of the L & J Sports Lounge Dart team who had just received the "Ton 80" trophy and was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 1601 of Newburyport, Mass. He also was a former member of the Lafayette Club of Amesbury, Mass.
Mr. Medeiros enjoyed motorcycles, cars, boating and was an expert pool player.
Survivors include his mother; a son, James F. Medeiros of Newton, Mass.; two daughters, Amanda A. Medeiros and Christina M. Medeiros of Amesbury; a brother, Frank D. "The Wiz" Medeiros of Seabrook; two sisters, Cheryl B. Medeiros-Perez of New Bedford and Doreen R. Medeiros of Yarmouth Port; his companion, Jackie Hartman of Hampton; and several nieces, nephews and grandnephews.
Arrangements are by Simplicity Services Farmer Funeral Home, 287 High St., Newburyport.


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