Sunday, June 9, 2013
Louis Lachance, Nora Larkin, Melanie Deware, Dorothy Lavarone and Joseph Rios.
Louis R. Lachance Louis Lachance, 61, of Swansea died May 29, 2013. Louis was a fisherman for over 35 years and was the co-owner and president of Ark Bait in Swansea. He was a member of the East Bay Anglers. He was formerly an iron worker. For the full obituary click here. Nora E. (Monahan) Larkin Nora Larkin, of Attleboro, formerly of Westwood, died June 4, 2013. She was wife of the late Edward J. Larkin, mother of Kathleen Connell and her husband James of Upton, James Larkin and his wife Ellen of Brockton, Dermott Larkin and his wife Patricia of Attleboro and the late Emmett Larkin and his wife Susan of Attleboro. Nora was predeceased by many brothers and sisters. She was also survived by 13 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and …
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Nicole Zelman, Robert Reid, Robert Cauley and Barbara Herlihy.
Nicole Zelman Nicole Zelman, 18, of Easton, died May 24, 2013. Nicole had celebrated her 18th birthday the day before her passing. A student at the May School in Randolph, her hobbies included playing the musical keyboard, spending time outside and visits to the ocean. For the full obituary click here. Robert G. Reid Robert Reid, age 78, of Norton, passed away May 27, 2013. Bob grew up and was educated in Attleboro and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. During the Korean Conflict, he served his country as a member of the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged from the service with the rank of Seaman. A resident of Norton for over 55 years, Mr. Reid had been employed for 45 years at the former Texas Instruments in Attleboro…
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Remembering Robert Reid
Wednesday, May 29
From www.nortonmemorial.com: Robert G. Reid, age 78, of Norton passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was the beloved husband of the late Jean S. (Scott) Reid to whom he was wed for 48 years at the time of her death on June 25, 2005. Born in Attleboro, MA on August 20, 1934, he was a dear son of the late Charles W., Sr. and Elsie M. (Gifford) Reid. Bob grew up and was educated in Attleboro and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. During the Korean Conflict, he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged from the service with the rank of Seaman. A resident of Norton for over 55 years, Mr. Reid had been employed for 45 years at the former Texas …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Ralph Roberge, 95, formerly of South Attleboro and Mansfield, passed away May 9, 2013.
Tuesday, May 21
Obituary from Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home. Ralph F. Roberge, 95, of Sandwich, formerly of South Attleboro and Mansfield, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. He was the husband of the late Lina J. (Bouchard) Roberge, to whom he was wed for over 65 years at the time of her death Oct. 1, 2011. Born in Mansfield Feb. 4, 1918, he was son of the late Isaac J. and Alice E. (Nolette) Roberge. He grew up and was educated in Mansfield. Ralph served his country as a member of the United States Navy during both WWII and the Korean Conflict, and was a former member of the 25th Infantry of the Massachusetts State Guard. He was honorably discharged from duty with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. His veterans …
Norton High School graduate Gertrude (Smith) Bliss, 98, died May 14, 2013.
Tuesday, May 21
Obituary from Hathaway Funeral Home. Gertrude E. (Smith) Bliss, 98, died in the Dighton Nursing Center Tuesday, May 14, 2013. She was born in Pawtucket, R.I., daughter of the late Edward and Florence (Lavender) Smith. She was a graduate of Norton High School. Gertrude was employed as an LPN at the former Paul A. Dever State School for over 27 years. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Taunton. She enjoyed spending time travelling throughout the New England States. Gertrude leaves her children Elizabeth Bailey and her husband David of Raynham and Thomas Bliss of Washington; her grandchildren Kelsey Arruda, Ryan Arruda and Laura Bailey; and her great-grandchild Alivia Chaney. She is also the aunt of several. She was preceded …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
William Clark Sr., John Mims, Cecile Zito, Joan Donovan and Marilyn Rodman.
William Clark Sr. William E. Clark Sr., 79, of South Easton, died May 14 2013. He was a resident of South Easton for 40 years. Mr. Clark was an Airman 2nd Class in the U.S. Air Force and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a maintenance mechanic for the Grace Company in Canton for 25 years before retiring in 1996. For the full obituary click here. John Mims John Bryan Mims, 82, of Norton, passed away April 24, 2013. From 1954 to 1959, he served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander stationed on the aircraft carrier the USS Shangri-La. A resident of Norton for the past 50 years, Mr. Mims was the founder and owner of Bryan Manufacturing, Inc., where he designed and manufactured plastic packaging, in Norton. Bryan was a …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Paulo Rodrigues, Warner Chandler, Valerie Keyes, Beverly Limpus, Norman Busby and Marilyn Farias.
Paulo Rodrigues Paulo J. Rodrigues, 44, of Attleboro, died April 28, 2013. Paulo was raised and educated in Attleboro and attended Attleboro High School. He was employed as a chef at the Pawtucket Country Club for the last five years. Paulo volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro where he assisted in providing meals for the homeless and young struggling families. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge #463 in Attleboro and a communicant of the former Holy Ghost Church, currently the Parish of St. Vincent De Paul in Attleboro. For the complete obituary click here. Warner Chandler Warner Smith “Skip” Chandler Jr., 80, passed away April 25, 2013. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Remembering Beverly A. Fraatz Limpus
From Norton Memorial Funeral Home: Beverly A. (Fraatz) Limpus, age 76, of Norton passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Lifecare Center of Attleboro with her loving daughter Judy at her side. She was the beloved wife of the late John A. Limpus who died on May 21, 2001. Born in East Providence, Rhode Island on April 17, 1937 she was a daughter of the late Rudolph G. and Beatrice M. (Rogers) Fraatz. She had lived in Norton for most of her life, where she was educated in Norton schools. She along with her late husband John were the owners of a Stainless Steel Manufacturing Co. Family was the focal point of Beverly’s life. She looked forward to Sunday family dinners and enjoyed dining out with friends, especially at Wright’s Farm in …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Remembering Harry Moore Pastra-Landis
Wednesday, May 1
From Norton Memorial Funeral Home: Harry Moore “Jim” Pastra-Landis, age 87, of Norton passed away in the comfort of his home on Sunday, April 28, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Styliani C. “Elita” Pastra-Landis to whom he was wed on September 20, 1971. Born in Sewickley, PA on December 9, 1925 he was a son of the late Harry M., Jr. and Mabel (Snyder) Landis. By 1930 the family moved to Royal Oak, MI, near Detroit. Jim graduated from Royal Oak High School and immediately enlisted in the United States Army. At Christmas of 1944 he was transferred to the European Theatre. There he was stationed near the German U-boat pens, at St. Nazaire in France until VJ day. He was next sent to the Army Shrivenham University in England in the fall of …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Richard LaPorte, Brian Pardey Sr., Louise Lynch, William Bystrom, Virginia Keating, David Govini and Robert Golloway.
Richard LaPorte Richard R. LaPorte, 67, of Stratford Road, Seekonk, died April 19, 2013. he lived in Seekonk for 41 years and Conway, N.H. for 20 years. Mr. LaPorte, a mechanical contractor, was the co-founder of Environmental Systems Inc., Attleboro for 31 years before retiring in 2007. Richard was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He was a member of the Seekonk Knights of Columbus Council #5108 and the National Association of Eagle Scouts. For the complete obituary click here. Brian Pardey Sr. Brian P. "Hammer" Pardey Sr., 58, of Attleboro, died April 17, 2013. He graduated from Attleboro High School in 1974 and was inducted in to the Attleboro area Hall of Fame in 1988. Pardey was a construction supervisor for more than…