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 …
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 12, 2013
Paul Doherty, Bruce Moffitt, Loretta Wawrzyniak, Ruth Dinneen, Hector LaPoint, Albert Cannon and Donald Sheldon.
Paul Doherty Paul Anthony Doherty Sr., 72, of Foxborough, died May 8, 2013. Paul was a retired patrolman and court prosecutor for the Town of Foxborough, retiring in 2003. Paul served the citizens of Foxborough for over 37 years. He was also a former news photographer for the former Boston Herald-Traveler from 1962-1972. Doherty’s last assignment before retiring in 2009 was that of court prosecutor. For the obituary click here. Bruce Moffitt Bruce Moffitt, 49, of Easton, died May 4, 2013. He was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Bruce began working as a mechanic at the age of 18 for his fathers business, Warren's Service of Brockton and later became the owner of the business upon his father's retirement. He…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ms. Caroline A. (Porazzo) Buck retired after working at FM Global.
Saturday, May 11
Caroline A. (Porazzo) Buck of Venice, FL formerly of Mansfield, died May 8, 2013. She was the loving mother of Janet E. Sharp and devoted grandmother to Simeon H. Sharp. Caroline is also survived by stepson, Bradford E. Buck of Augusta, ME; son-in-law, William Sharp of Northhampton, MA and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by husband, Earle L. Buck; sisters, Esther Benson and Rose Rossi; brothers, Frank and Sam Porazzo; stepson, Kirt Buck and first husband, Edward Adamonis. Caroline retired from FM Global after 28 years of service. She enjoyed her retirement years in Bay Indies, FL, participating in many activities. Caroline is warmly remembered by all for her ever present smile, sense of humor, thoughtfulness, beautiful…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Services will be held on May 14.
Friday, May 10
William J. Mogk, age 86, of Mansfield passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. He was the beloved husband of the late Jean E. (Travers) Mogk who died on October 10, 1985. Born in Boston, MA on September 30, 1926 he was a son of the late William P. and Beatrice (Maillet) Mogk. He grew up in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School. For over 20 years, Mr. Mogk proudly served his country during WWII, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Navy. He had originally enlisted in the United States Coast Guard before transferring into the Navy. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and on March 22, 1966 was honorably discharged from the service with the rank of …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mr. Donald F. Sheldon enjoyed flying at Mansfield Airport for a number of years.
Donald F. Sheldon, age 79, of Deltona, Florida, formerly of Mansfield passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Hospice Care of Volusia and Flagler Counties in Orange City. He was the beloved husband of the late Geraldine A. (Philben) Sheldon to whom he was wed for 51 years at the time of her death on Jan. 6, 2007. Born in Norwood, on June 3, 1933, he was a son of the late Edward J., Sr. and Nellie (Fallon) Sheldon. He grew up in Mansfield and was a 1950 graduate of Mansfield High School. During the Korean War he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy, stationed at Key West Naval Air Station in Boca Chica, Florida. He was honorably discharged from the service on Aug. 5, 1955 with the rank of Yeoman Second Class…
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 …
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…
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Janice Barrows, Edward Kelly, Helen Hardy, Elizabeth Mizher and Richard Eames.
Janice Barrows Janice Brown Barrows, of Mansfield, died Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was best known as the founder of Barrows Insurance Agency in Mansfield. Janice was also a 1946 graduate of Foxborough High School. She was a member of the Emblem Club, former member of the Board of Directors at the Mansfield Credit Union and was a 50 year member of the Mansfield Orthodox Congregational Church where she was also in the choir. For the complete obituary click here. Edward Kelly Edward F. Kelly, age 65, of South Easton, died unexpectedly April 8, 2013. Following college, he served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Ed spent his 35-year career in education with the Brockton School Department starting as a teacher and then assistant principal …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Virginia M. (Ellis) Keating passed away on April 12.
Tuesday, April 16
Virginia M. (Ellis) Keating, age 96, a lifelong resident of Mansfield passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Epoch Senior Healthcare in Norton. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur L. Keating, Sr., to whom she was wed for 60 years at the time of his death in 1997. Born in Mansfield, MA on December 3, 1916, she was a dear daughter of the late Clarence and Harriet (White) Ellis. She grew up in Mansfield and was a 1934 graduate of Mansfield High School. Virginia was a dedicated homemaker to her loving family, and prior to raising her children had worked for 10 years till 1943 as a Telephone Operator at the former New England Telephone Co. Mrs. Keating was a devout Catholic and a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in …