Miscellaneous Bristol County, Massachusetts Obituaries

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Martha C. Booker
NEW BEDFORD -- Martha C. (Holden) Booker, 87, died at home Saturday, May 11, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of John Booker Jr. and daughter of the late George A. and Martha (Copithorne) Holden.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she was a 1926 graduate of New Bedford High School, a member of the People's Christian Church, New Bedford, and had been a Sabbath school teacher there for more than 50 years.
She also had been a member of the Plainville Christian Church, New Bedford, where she had been a teacher for 49 years, and a member of the former Willing Workers Sewing Circle. For the last seven years she assisted in the Blessing of the Bikes Ceremony held each May at Three Mile Pond.
Mrs. Booker was formerly employed by the former Woolworth's Store in Downtown New Bedford at the lunch counter for many years and then by the former Cornell Dublier as a floor person until the mid-1940s. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Survivors include a son, Edward M. Booker of Dartmouth; a brother, George O. Holden of New Bedford; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late John H. Booker and sister of the late Gardner E. Holden, Norman Holden and Ira Holden.
Arrangements are by Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St.
David R. Coderre

NEW BEDFORD -- David R. Coderre, 38, of Pleasant Street, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 9, 1996. He was the former husband of Deborah (Guilmette) Coderre of Westport and son of Margaret Kirkwood of Texas and the late Robert Coderre.
Born in New Bedford, he lived in Westport for most of his life and was the owner of the former D & S Appliance Repair in Westport.
Mr. Coderre was a volunteer for the New Bedford Spinal Cord Society and for the Westport Fire Department.
Survivors include his mother; a son, Nicholas D. Coderre of Westport; three daughters, Annie Rose Coderre, Holly Anne Coderre, Shara Leah Coderre, all of Westport; four sisters, Bonnie Curran of New Bedford, Laura Pezley of Gothenburg, Neb., Diane Souza of Fall River and Jane Sherman of Spring, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

Ida McGee, 101
NEW BEDFORD -- Ida (Shaw) McGee, 101, formerly of Tripp Towers, died Sunday, May 12, 1996, after a long illness. She was the widow of Alfred C. McGee and daughter of the late Thomas and Nelie (Coleman) Shaw.
She died at Hallmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she was a communicant of St. James Church and the former owner of McGee's Market on Brock Avenue until her retirement in 1963.
Mrs. McGee was a former member of the St. James Seniors and the St. James Women's Circle.
Survivors include a son, Thomas A. McGee of Mattapoisett, six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.
Arrangements are by the Cabral-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 177 Cove St.

David G. Reed
MIDDLEBORO -- David Grant Reed, 79, died Saturday, May 11, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the husband for 34 years of Jane A. (Parmenter) Reed and son of the late Percy and Alice (Farrar) Reed.
He died in Boston.
Born in Forest Hills, Boston, he was a lifelong resident of Middleboro and a 1935 graduate of Middleboro High School. He attended the University of Rhode Island and graduated with a bachelors degree in 1939. He went attended Harvard Business School, where he served with the ROTC, and graduated with a masters in business in 1942.
A World War II Army veteran, he served in the European Theater where he obtained the rank of major. Returning to Middleboro he ran Farrar's Ice Cream Shop, which had been in the family since 1898, from 1948 to the present. He was a life-long member of the Church of Our Savior in Middleboro, where he taught Sunday School for 13 years.
Mr. Reed served on various boards and committees, including the Middleboro Park Board, the Oliver Mill Restoration Committee, the Middleboro Trust Company, and as trustee for the Middleboro Savings Bank and the Pierce Estate.
He was a life-long member of the Middleboro Lodge of Elks and the Veterans of Foreign War American Legion Post 64, and an honarary member of the Middleboro Tennis Association. He earned the "Excellence" award from the Middleboro Rotary Club in 1990, was a well-known community member and enjoyed golf.
Survivors include his widow; a son, Glen Reed of Middleboro; a daughter, Eve Morris of Middleboro; a brother, Harold C. Reed of Middleboro; a sister, Emma Dunham of Lakeville, and a grandson.
He was the father of the late Dawn Reed.
Arrangements are by Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St.

Frances M. Calise
MATTAPOISETT -- Frances M. (Morgan) Calise, 61, of Gosnold St., died Saturday, May 11, 1996, after a two-year illness. She was the wife of William A. Calise and daughter of Clara (Dexter) Morgan of Mattapoisett and the late Denman G. Morgan.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was a lifelong resident of Mattapoisett.
She was employed by the Mattapoisett Nursing Home as an LPN for 23 years and various other nursing homes in the surrounding area for a total of 38 years until her retirement due to illness.
Mrs. Calise was a 1954 graduate of Fairhaven High School and graduated from the former Cape Cod School of Nursing in 1956, where she received her degree as a licensed practical nurse.
She was a member of the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly, the Mattapoisett Senior Bowling League and a former member of the Wareham Chapter, Order of Rainbow.
Survivors include her widower; her mother; a daughter, Joni A. Scott of Fairhaven; three sons, Stephen W. Calise of Mattapoisett, William F. Calise of North Stonington, Conn., and Lance R. Calise of Mattapoisett; a brother, Dexter P. Morgan of Newport News, Va.; six grandsons, a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Fairlawn Mortuary, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven.

Sarah A. Boucher
DARTMOUTH -- Sarah A. (Gregoire) Boucher, 89, of Fairhaven, died unexpectedly Monday, May 13, 1996. She was the widow of Ernest Boucher and the daughter of the late Napoleon and Marie L. (Dupuis) Gregoire.
She died at Brandon Woods.
She was born in New Bedford, moved to Fairhaven in 1989 and was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Fairhaven.
She formerly was employed by the former Bristol Clothing Co. as a stitcher until her retirement.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph A. Boucher of Fairhaven and Napoleon Boucher of Florida; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the mother of the late Marcel Boucher.
Arrangements are by the Aubertine Funeral Home, 129 Allen St., New Bedford.

Benjamin R. Johnson
NEW BEDFORD -- Benjamin Rix Johnson, 88, formerly of Tripp Towers, died Sunday, May 12, 1996. He was the widower of Phoebe (Rogers) Medeiros-Johnson and son of the late Alfred and Bessie (Rix) Johnson.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Seekonk and lived in New Bedford since 1948. He was a former member of the First Portuguese Baptist Church and worked on various local farms until his retirement.
Mr. Johnson was a World War II Army veteran and participated in the following battles and Campaigns: Naples-Foggia, Rhineland, Rome-Arno, Sicily, Southern France and Tunisia. He received the World War II victory medal, Eastern Asia-Middle East Service Medal with arrowhead.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Beverly M. Rogers of New Bedford; a stepson, Arthur E. Medeiros Jr. of New Bedford; two sisters, Mabel Queenan of Seekonk and Edna Serpa of Marion; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.
Mr. Johnson was also the brother of the late Ida Beaulieu, the late Mary Lorton, the late Bessie Phinney, the late A. Stanley Johnson and the late S. Andrew Johnson.
Arrangements are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St.

Wilbur W. Delano
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Wilbur W. Delano, 76, died at home unexpectedly Saturday, May 4, 1996. He was the husband of Muriel (Wilcox) Delano and son of the late Joseph K. and Dora (Wilbur) Delano.
He was born in Fall River and lived in North Dartmouth until 1941, before moving to New Jersey.
He was employed as a professional engineer.
Mr. Delano was a graduate of Dartmouth High School and was president of the class of 1938. He also graduated from the former New Bedford Textile School and received an engineering degree from Southeastern Massachusetts University.
Survivors include his widow; two brothers, Gerald G. Delano of North Dartmouth and Arthur J. Delano of Erie, Pa.; three sisters, Orina Reagan, Claire Driesen and Ann Frias, all of North Dartmouth; a stepson; four stepdaughters; nine step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and burial were in New Jersey.

Virginia Nunez
NEW BEDFORD -- Virginia Nunez, 73, died Monday, May 13, 1996. She was the widow of Bernardino Nunez and daughter of the late Manuel Caban and Augusta Vasques.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was born in Moca, Puerto Rico, and lived in New Bedford for several years.
Survivors include a daughter, Rosaura Nunez of New Bedford; one other daughter, Alejandriha Nunez of Puerto Rico; three sons, Ismael Nunez, Luis Nunez and Javier Nunez, all of Puerto Rico; and several grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St.

Joseph Baptiste Jr.
NEW BEDFORD -- Joseph "Brother" Baptiste Jr., 40, died Monday, May 13, 1996, after a long illness. He was the son of Mary "Mae" (Barrett) Baptiste of New Bedford and Joseph Baptiste of Wareham.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Acushnet and lived in New Bedford most of his life where he was a communicant of Our Lady of the Assumption Church.
He was formerly employed as a longshoreman in New Bedford for many years and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his parents; his beloved fiancee, Patricia "Buffy" Northup of West Yarmouth; a daughter, Ashlee F. Northup of West Yarmouth; three sisters, Carla Baptiste and Virginia "Gina" Baptiste, both of New Bedford, and Mary "Sister" Baptiste of Boston; several nieces and nephews; two great-nephews; a great niece, and aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was also the brother of the late Brenda Baptiste.
Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Severn H. Williams
NEW BEDFORD -- Severn H. Williams, 43, died Monday, May 13, 1996. He was the son of the late Warley J. and Ethel M. (McCoy) Williams.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Hartsville, S.C., and lived most of his life in New Bedford.
He was a special investigator for the state Department of Revenue Child Support Unit for 12 years and prior to that was a claims adjuster with Allstate Insurance in Framingham. He previously was employed as a permanent substitute teacher for the New Bedford School Department. He was also a part-time wardrobe consultant for J.C. Penney.
Mr. Williams was a graduate of Butler High School in Hartsville and Southeastern Massachusetts University in 1984 with a degree in political science. He was a member of the Mu Kappa Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, (the National Political Science Honor Society). He was awarded the W.E.B. Dubois award for academic excellence in 1984 and served in the U.S. Coast Guard for four years. He was also a member of the board of directors for the Christian Science Church since 1988, worked on several local, state and national political campaigns since 1982 and was Allstate's United Way coordinator for 1986.
Survivors include five brothers, Warley J. Williams Jr., Alphonzo Williams and Milton Williams, all of New Bedford, Frederick J. Williams of Hamlet, N.C., and Robert M. Williams of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Loretta W. Cruz and Noami B. Almeida, both of New Bedford, and Arnesia Awolaju of Riverside, R.I.; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Thomas E. Mason Jr.
TAUNTON -- Thomas Edward Mason Jr., 83, of 30 Olney St., died Monday, May 13, 1996, from acute myocardial infarction. He was the widower of Lauretta Esther (Clement) Mason and son of the late Thomas E. Sr. and Mary A. (Nutter) Mason.
He died at Morton Hospital.
Born in Fall River, he lived in Taunton for 30 years, moving there from Stamford, Vt., where he lived for 14 years.
He was educated in the Fall River Public Schools and graduated from BMC Durfee Technical College in Fall River.
He was employed as an industrial engineer in the textile industry for many years until his retirement in 1967.
Mr. Mason enjoyed crossword puzzles and hunting and fishing, and was a coin collector.
Survivors include a son, Thomas W. Mason of Assonet; a daughter, Estelle D. Bartlett of Lakeville; a sister, Florence Forneiro of Fall River; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Homes, 39 Peirce St., Middleboro.

Dr. Craig D. Douglas
LEXINGTON -- Dr. Craig Duncan Douglas, 39, of 55 Wood St., died Monday, May 13, 1996. He was the husband of Laurie Anne (Dexter) Douglas, whose parents, George Owen and Ruth Gloria Dexter, live in Westport, and son of Gladys (Filteau) Douglas of Concord and the late Duncan Douglas.
He died at Salem Hospital, Salem.
Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he had lived in Fitchburg and was a 1974 graduate of Notre Dame Academy High School. He received his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Lowell Technological Institute, a master's degree in mechanical engineering fromt the University of Lowell in 1980, and a doctorate in material science and engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983. He was a member of the Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington.
He was the principal investigator of the Army Materials Mechanics Research Center, Composite Development Division in Watertown for five years until 1983 and then a full tenured professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell until his death.
Dr. Douglas was Boston Sea Rover (scuba diving club and association), an avid boater, enjoyed underwater photography, fishing, mechanical modeling, and various outdoor sports including skiing and rock-climbing.
Survivors include his widow; his mother; two daughters, Katherine Cory Douglas and Kimberly Ann Douglas, both of Lexington; a brother, Rev. Ian T. Douglas of Belmont; two nieces and two nephews.
His in-laws live in Westport.
Arrangements are by Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Road.

Maria E. Costa, 94
NEW BEDFORD -- Maria Estrela Pacheco Costa, 94, died Monday, May 13, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Carlos Rebelo Costa and daughter of the late Jose and Maria daGloria (Amaral) Pacheco.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was born in Achadinha, Sao Miguel, Azores, and lived most of her life in Salga, Sao Miguel, before coming to New Bedford in 1963. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church where she was a member of the Ladies of the Holy Rosary Sodality and The Portuguese Prayer Group.
Mrs. Costa was employed by the former Varsity Sportswear Inc. as a thread clipper until her retirement in 1969.
Survivors include a son, Fernando P. Costa of New Bedford; four daughters, Maria Medeiros, Albertina P. Correia and Eduarda Vasconcellos, all of New Bedford, and Lurdes Tavares of Ontario, Canada; three sisters, Maria Assuncao Medeiros and Solome Medeiros, both of New Bedford, and Maria dos Anjos Medeiros of Toronto; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Cabral-Baylies Square Funeral Home, 512 N. Front St.

Dorothy W. Britt, 103
NEW BEDFORD -- Dorothy W. (Wellington) Britt, 103, of South Dartmouth, died Tuesday, May 14, 1996. She was the widow of Albert Britt and daughter of the late Arthur and Helen A. (Hill) Wellington.
She died at Savoy Nursing Center.
She was born in Belmont and lived in South Dartmouth since 1926.
Mrs. Britt was raised and educated in Newton and graduated from Boston Museum of Fine Arts School. She continued her studies at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., where her husband was professor of humanities. She was a talented painter as well as an organic gardner and an early promoter of natural foods and vegetarian cooking.
Survivors include a daughter, Priscilla Britt Knowlton of South Dartmouth; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Sarah Britt Diamond who died in 1995.
Arrangements are by the Wilson Chapel, 479 County St.

Dwayne S. Ross
NEW BEDFORD -- Private funeral services were held for Dwayne Scott Ross, 19, who died unexpectedly Saturday May 11, 1996. He was the son of Virginia D. Watkins of New Bedford and the late Edmondo Ross.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
A lifelong resident of New Bedford, he played basketball and boxed for the Boys Club. He was a senior at West Side Junior/Senior High School and had formerly attended New Bedford High School.
Survivors include his mother; a grandmother, Elizabeth R. Watkins of New Bedford; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements were by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.

Charlotte Jordan
NEW BEDFORD -- Charlotte Jordan, 61, died unexpedly Monday, May 13, 1996. She was the daughter of the late John Raul and Frances (Souza) Jordan.
She died at St. Luke's Hospital.
She was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and was employed by the Day's Inn as a waitress and a bartender.
Ms. Jordan enjoyed traveling.
Survivors include a daughter, Kim Martin of New Bedford; four sons, Craig R. Martin of Fairhaven, Chris Martin of Dorchester, N.J., Reed Hebert and Steven Margerum, both of New Bedford; a sister, Dorothy Cervone of Rhode Island; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson and nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd.

George Fonseca
NEW BEDFORD -- George Fonseca, 83, died Tuesday, May 14, 1996, after a long illness. He was the husband of Bella (Goulet) Fonseca and son of the late Frank and Maria Teresa (Resendes) Fonseca.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
Born in New Bedford, he lived here most of his life and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Mr. Fonseca was employed by the New Bedford Department of Public Works as a truck driver until his retirement in 1970.
Mr. Fonseca was a World War II Army veteran and served in the European Theater of Operations for 35 months, spending 27 months as a German prisoner of war. He laid and maintained communication lines from front line units to their souce of supply, command and intelligence. This enabled the units to find the enemy strength and positions of supporting outfits, to order supplies and reinforcements and to plan strategy and tactics. He also operated telephone switchboards, repaired all equipment and drove trucks.
He was wounded in battle in 1943 and was honorably discharged in 1946 as a corporal. He received the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three Bronze Battle Stars, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart and the Prisoner of War Medal.
He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Prisoners of War and the American Legion.
Survivors include his widow; two sons, George P. Fonseca and Timothy Fonseca, both of New Bedford; three daughters, Mary Ann Vieira, Louise Alves and Rose Ann St. Jacques, all of New Bedford; two sisters, Mary Inacio of New Bedford and Hilda Frias of Canada; three grandsons; two granddaughters; a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
He was also the brother of the late Constantino Fonseca.
Arrangements are by the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd.

Elynor C. Grant
PHILADELPHIA -- Elynor Coombs Grant, 79, of Mt. Airy, died Sunday, May 12, 1996. She was the widow of Dr. I. Henry Grant, who died earlier this year, and daughter of the late Isaac and Selina (Stanley) Coombs.
She died at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Born in New Bedford, she moved to Pennsylvania when her husband established his dental practice in South Philadelphia and they enjoyed summer vacations in Mashpee for the last several years. She was an active member of St. Madeline Sophia Catholic Church of Mt. Airy and served as a eucharistic minister and chairman of the Hospitality Committee.
Active in her community, Mrs. Grant was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the Medical College of Pensylvania. She was a member of the Club Women of Philadelphia, the Chi Delta Mu Wives, the National Dental Auxiliary Association, and the Newman Center Young of Heart Organization.
Survivors include a son, Robert Grant of Los Angeles; a daughter, Catherine Grant Collier of Baltimore; two brothers, Isaac Coombs of New Bedford and Burt Coombs of Buzzards Bay; two grandchildren; 11 nieces and nephews, and 22 great nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Sister John Bosco and granddaughter of the late Sachem Chief Otis A. Coombs of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.
Arrangements are by St. Madeline Sophia Church, Green and Upsal streets, Mt. Airy.

John Caton, 91
NEW BEDFORD -- John Caton, 91, died Wednesday, May 15, 1996, after a long illness. He was the widower of Mary M. (Medeiros) Caton and son of the late Manuel and Maria (Soares) Caetano.
He died at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home.
Born in Plymouth, he lived in Fairhaven most of his life before moving to the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. He was a parishioner of St. Mary Church in Fairhaven and co-owner with his wife of Caton's Variety, corner of Adams and Spring streets in Fairhaven for many years. He then ran M&J Fish & Chips in New Bedford for many years until his retirement.
He and his wife were avid travelers and together they founded St. Mary's Church Golden Agers Club in Fairhaven.
Survivors include a son, John D. Caton of Fairhaven, and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

Edmund Caldas
NEW BEDFORD -- Edmund Caldas, 75, died Wednesday, May 15, 1996, after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Fermino and Palmira (Santos) Caldas.
He died at Sippican Health Care Center.
He was born in New Bedford and lived in this area most of his life.
He formerly was employed by Continental Screw Co. as a machine operator until his retirement.
Mr. Caldas was a member of Acushnet Bowling League at the Bowlmor Lanes and was a World War II Navy veteran.
Survivors include a brother, Joseph Caldas of New Bedford.
Arrangements are by the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd.

Annette D. Bent
BRIGHTON -- Annette D. (Chenard) Bent, 59, formerly of New Bedford died Saturday, Feb. 3, 1996, after a long illness. Mrs. Bent donated her body to the Harvard Medical School for Research. She was the daughter of the late Raymond F. and Theresa (Pelletier) Chenard.
She died at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton.
Born in Fall River, she lived most of her life in New Bedford before moving to Brighton five years ago. She was employed by H & R Block in the Boston area and was a volunteer at St. John's of God Hospital.
Mrs. Bent graduated from New Bedford High School and Northeastern University in Boston.
Survivors include a sister, Jeanne C. Reedy of Fairhaven; a brother, Charles F. Chenard of New Bedford; eight daughters, Valerie Greenlaugh of Gardner, Maine, Jacqueline Levesque of North Plymouth, Juliette Clancy of Riverside, R.I., Joellyn Bent of Centerville, Laurinda Butcher of Clinton, Md., Aurelie Hall of Bridgewater, Rosemarie Bent of Taunton and Carolie Bent of Mansfield; twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangement were by the Spencer Funeral Home, 575 East Broadway, South Boston.

Dominga Pina
WAREHAM -- Dominga (Amado) Pina, 74, of Agawam Village, died Tuesday, May 14, 1996. She was the widow of Antone Pina and daughter of the late Henry and Guilhermina (Araujo) Amado.
She was born and educated in Wareham and was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Onset. She formerly was employed as a cranberry picker.
Survivors include three sons, Antone Pina Jr. and Leonard Pina, both of Wareham, and Donald Pina of Marion; three daughters, Marie Lee, Maxine Fowler and Durlene
Cruz, all of Wareham; three brothers, Antone Amado of Phoenix, Ariz., Joseph Amado and Peter Amado, both of Wareham; a sister, Mary Pina of Wareham; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway.

Agnes M. Morgan
WESTON -- Agnes M. (Dow) Morgan, 86, of 135 North Ave., formerly of Mattapoisett and Waban, died Tuesday, May 14, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Richard Morgan and daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret C. (Goss) Dow.
She died at Weston Manor Nursing Home.
Born in Boston, she lived in Weston for two years and in Mattapoisett and Waban for 49 years.
Mrs. Mogan was a member of the Brae Burn Country Club in West Newton and the Windsor Club of Waban.
Survivors include a son, Richard Morgan of Harrington Park, N.J.; two daughters, Deborah M. Lazoff of Jacksonville, Fla., and Diana J. Owens of Weston; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by the George F. Doherty and Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St., Wellesley.

Jeanne M. Maxim
WAREHAM -- Jeanne Marie (Chisholm) Maxim, 67, died at home Wednesday, May 15, 1996, after a brief illness. She was the wife of Nathan L. Maxim Sr. of Gault Road and daughter of the late Sydney and Bertha Julia (Barry) Chisholm.
She was born in Boston and lived in Stoughton where she graduated from Stoughton High School. She moved to Wareham and was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church in West Wareham.
Survivors include her widower; two daughters, Dianne M. Murphy of Plymouth and Cynthia Robbins of Winchendon; a son, Nathan L. Maxim Jr. of Wareham; a sister, Stella Ayers of W. Bridgewater; a stepsister, June Trepanier; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Sydney R. Chisholm.
Arrangements are by the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway. (Route 28).

Fernao Figueira
NEW BEDFORD -- Fernao Figueira, 77, died Wednesday, May 15, 1996, after a long illness. He was the widower of Maria Eugenia (Alves) Figueira and son of the late Joseph and Maria Carolina Figueira.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Madeira Island and lived in the New Bedford area most of his life. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church.
He formerly was employed by Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp. in the maintenance department until his retirement.
Mr. Figueira was a member of Clube Madeirense S.S. Sacramento and the Madeira Club.
Survivors include a son, Franklin Figueira of New Bedford; and a godchild, Carmen Alves of New Bedford.
Arrangements are by the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd.

Raul Santos
NEW BEDFORD -- Raul Santos, 76, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 15, 1996. He was the husband of Ida (Rogers) Santos and son of the late Hermina (Freitas) and Elias J. Santos.
He died at St. Luke's Hospital.
He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church.
He was formerly employed by Abreu Slaughter House as a meat cutter. He also was formerly employed by Brito's Meat Market and was the former proprietor of Raul's Meat Market.
Mr. Santos was a World War II Army veteran and was a past member of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.
Survivors include his widow; a son, Gilbert C. Santos of South Dartmouth; a grandson, Christopher Santos; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also the father of the late Ronald J. Santos.
Arrangements are by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St.

Francis Rockett
PLYMOUTH -- Private funeral services were held for Francis Rockett, 67, formerly of Valentine Street, New Bedford, who died Tuesday, May 14, 1996, after a long illness. He was the son of the late Patrick and Catherine (Torpey) Rockett.
He died at the Plymouth Manor Nursing Home.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he came to New Bedford in 1945 and lived in Plymouth for 10 years.
Survivors include four cousins, Sister Mary Dolors Healey of Cleveland, Ohio, William J. Torpey of Somerset, Raymond Torpey of Assonet and John Garside of Rhode Island.
Arrangements are by the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Belmira Rebelo, 93
NEW BEDFORD -- Belmira Rebelo, 93, of Davis Street, died Tuesday, May 14, 1996, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Elvira (Rebelo) Rebelo.
She died at The Oaks.
Born in Providence, she lived in New Bedford for 80 years. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church and employed by Cornell Dubilier Inc. as an assembler until her retirement.
Miss Rebelo was a member of the Ladies of the Holy Rosary Sodality of her parish.
Survivors include a sister, Laura R. Cordeiro of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are by the Cabral-Baylies Square Funeral Home, 512 N. Front St.


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