Fall River Obituaries

Fall River Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Fall River, MA

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  • 5 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Elvira J. Smith, 102

    Miss Elvira J. Smith, 102, of Dartmouth, MA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at home just two weeks shy of her 103rd Birthday. Born in South Westport, she was the daughter of the late James and Lula Smith and sister of the late Esther E. Cabral.

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  • Friday May 19 | via Boston Herald 

    Stella L. Iwanski, at 91, resident of Somerset

    She was most recently an accounting clerk for Bristol Community College. She also had worked at Firestone and R.C.A. Service Center.

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  • Monday May 15 | via ABC News 

    Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: 'I don't think this was a...

    Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of former New England Patriots Aaron Hernandez, listens during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Feb. 25, 2015. It was 5:27 a.m. on April 19 when a prison official called Jenkins-Hernandez to say the former NFL star had been found dead at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, she said.

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  • Saturday May 13 | via Boston Herald 

    Pauline MacDonald, 92, resident of Westport

    Wife of the late Arthur E., Mrs. MacDonald is survived by two sons, Raymond of Fall River and Neil of Brentwood, N.H.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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  • Saturday May 13 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Mary G. Heroux, 85

    Mary G. Heroux, age 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017, surrounded by family. She was the wife of Paul R. Heroux.

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  • Tuesday May 9 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Barbara Thibault, 91

    Barbara Thibault, 91, widow of Reginald Thibault, passed away Monday 5/8/17. Born in Fall River, she lived in Tiverton most of her life, moved to Swansea in 1998, and later resided in Somerset.

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  • Tuesday May 9 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Marjorie T. Parent, 84

    Marjorie T. Parent, 84, of New Bedford passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Raymond and Elizabeth V. Dooley, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life.

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  • Tuesday May 9 | via KRVN-AM Lexington 

    11-year-old girl dies after falling off water ride a...

    Some of the big winners included. Lloyd Ramsey Outstanding Senior Academic/Athlete Leah Treffer ... -- A Massachusetts judge on Tuesday granted a request to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, less than one month after the former New England Patrio... -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended President Donald Trump's handling of the dismissal of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, taking a... -- The ladies of Litchfield are ready to rise up.

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  • Tuesday May 9 | via The Advocate 

    Judge agrees to toss ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's m...

    In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and was pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

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  • Tuesday May 9 | via WPMT-TV York 

    Judge rules to have Aaron Hernandez murder convictio...

    FALL RIVER, Massachusetts- Aaron Hernandez died as a convicted murderer, but in the eyes of the law, his conviction has been erased. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.

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  • Saturday May 6 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Flag retirement ceremony to take place June 3

    The public is welcome to attend the ceremony.  American and POW-MIA flags for retirement may be left at Rock Funeral Home in New Bedford, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, the Town Hall Town Clerk's Offices in Lakeville and Freetown, the Freetown Police Department and the Fall River Veterans' Center, 755 Pine St., Fall River.  Individuals, cities, towns, fraternal and veterans groups and businesses in the area should drop off flags to any location or contact the Troop Committee Chairman Mike McCormack at 508-998-1218 or e-mail [email protected]

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  • Saturday May 6 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    James Anthony Murphy, Jr., 83

    James Anthony Murphy, Jr. of Dartmouth, MA, died on May 4, 2017 at the age of 83 after a period of declining health. Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Charlotte of Fall River and Westport four daughters, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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  • Tuesday May 2 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Raymond T. Vallee, 79

    Raymond T. Vallee, 79, of New Bedford, formerly of Fall River, husband of Margaret A. "Peggy" Vallee and the late Doris Vallee, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  A former Eagle Scout, he was a 34-year employee of American Dryer, a Past Grand Knight and Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Tiverton and a member of the Fall River Freelancers.  Besides his wife of 27 years, he leaves two daughters, Elizabeth Mahaleris of Augusta, Maine and Theresa Charette of Tiverton; grandchildren, James St.Laurent , Amanda St.Laurent and Angela Scheiman; stepchildren, Michael Seifert , Bernadette Leonard, Jeffrey Seifert and Roseanne Bentley-Reis; and numerous loving great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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  • Tuesday Apr 25 | via Nashua Telegraph 

    Patricia Ann Greene

    A A A A A A A A A A A A Patricia Ann Greene, 81, of Mason, NH, died April 24, 2017, at her home with her husband and nieces by her side. She was born June 28, 1935, the daughter of James and Mildred Connors.

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  • Monday Apr 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Bernadette C. Melanson, 79

    Bernadette C. Melanson, 79, of Fairhaven passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by her family, Sunday, April 23, 2017. She was the wife of the late Leo H. Melanson.

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  • Monday Apr 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Evelyn F. Sylvia, 67

    Evelyn F. Sylvia, age 67, of New Bedford, died Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Manuel “Butch” Sylvia.  She was born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late George and Evelyn Bettencourt and was a long time area resident.

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  • Monday Apr 24 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Wanda (Bonalewicz) Dajnerowicz

    Wanda Dajnerowicz, 94, widow of Edward F. Dajnerowicz, passed away peacefully at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 20, 2017. She was born in Fall River, Mass.

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  • Apr 20, 2017 | via Rocky Mount Telegram 

    The Latest: Officials refuse to release Hernandez re...

    Massachusetts prison officials, state police and prosecutors have declined to release any records related to the Aaron Hernandez's apparent suicide in prison FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and was pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

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  • Apr 19, 2017 | via Powhatan Today 

    Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez'...

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  • Apr 19, 2017 | via Daily Times 

    The Latest: Hernandez's lawyer vows own death invest...

    In this Wednesday, April 15, 2015, file photo, Terri Hernandez, mother of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez hugs Shayanna Jenkins, Hernandez's fiancee, as the guilty verdict is read at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for the murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of a double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Massachusetts prisons officials said.

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