New Bedford Obituaries

New Bedford Obituaries

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  • Monday | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    John L. Rybka, 83

    John L. Rybka, 83, of East Freetown, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. Beloved husband of Ann Rybka for 57 years. Born in New Bedford he was the son of the late Tomaz L. Rybka and Zofia Rybka.

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  • Monday | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    New Bedford man dies in motorcycle accident

    A New Bedford man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on Philips Road in the city's far North End, police said. Detective Capt.

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  • Monday | via Turnto10.com 

    New Bedford police identify victim in deadly motorcy...

    New Bedford police have identified the victim of a deadly motorcycle accident. Jason Roberts, 42, died Saturday afternoon in the crash on Phillips Road, south of Pine Hill Drive.

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  • Sunday | via Boston Herald 

    Ruth D. Ashley, at 67,a New Bedford resident,a a reg...

    Ruth D. Ashley of New Bedford, a registered nurse, died Friday at her home after a brief illness. She was 67. Born in New Bedford, Ms.

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  • Sunday Aug 30 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Brian Correia, 51

    Brian Correia, 51, of New Bedford, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at home. He was the husband of Rochelle Correia and son of Edward David and Elaine Correia of New Bedford.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Ruth D. Ashley, 67

    Ruth D. Ashley, 67, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, Friday, August 28, 2015 after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Elton A. and Susan H. Ashley, she had lived in the Acushnet/New Bedford area for most of her life.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Joseph B. Araujo, 19

    Joseph Brehaut Araujo, 19, of Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 27, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was the beloved son of Betsy Brehaut Araujo of Dartmouth and John Araujo of New Bedford.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Evelyn Travers, 87

    Evelyn Travers, 87, of Acushnet, passed away on Friday, August 28, 205 at home. She was the wife of the late August L. Travers.

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  • Friday Aug 28 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Joseph W. Riggin, Jr., 69

    Joseph W. "Skip" Riggin, Jr., 69, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Joseph W. Riggin and the late Dorothy Santos and her husband Gilbert Santos, he was a lifelong resident of the city and graduate of New Bedford High School.

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  • Friday Aug 28 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Kevin T. Pires, 25

    Kevin T. Pires, 25, of New Bedford, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born in New Bedford, the son of Silvino and Maria "Lucy" Pires.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Ronald C. Brown, 71

    Ronald C. Brown, 71, of Fairhaven, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 at home. He was the husband of Beverly Brown and son of the late Pearl and Fern Brown.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Paula J. Giammalvo, 57

    Born in New Bedford, the daughter of Dolores M. Giammalvo and the late Victor J. Giammalvo, she lived in New Bedford all her life. Survivors include her mother; a brother, Lawrence Giammalvo and his wife Anne of Wareham; a sister, Sandra Taber and her husband Dana of New Bedford; many nieces and nephews; and her extended family at Better Community Living.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Earle E. Houghton, 84

    Earle E. Houghton, 84, of Exeter and a former longtime resident of Plaistow, NH from 1965 to 2012 died on August 25, 2015 at the Edgewood Center in Portsmouth, NH. Born in Dartmouth, MA, and raised in educated in New Bedford, MA, son of the late Harold and Edith Houghton, he graduated from New Bedford High School with the Class of 1949.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via Boston Herald 

    Muriel D. Sargent, 88, of New Bedford, homemaker

    Muriel D. Sargent of New Bedford, a homemaker, died Monday at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was 88. Wife of the late William E., Mrs. Sargent is survived by three sons, William E. Jr. and James B., both of New Bedford, and Ralph R. of Brockton; three daughters, Peggy A. Deterra of New Bedford, Diane Braley of Acushnet, and Jane J. DeRego of Fairhaven; a sister, Mercedes Palmer of Fairhaven; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Eileen Ferreira, 81

    Eileen Ferreira, 81, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital following a brief illness. She was the wife of Joseph Ferreira with whom she shared 60 years of marriage.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Joanne Grant, 74

    Joanne Grant, 74, of South Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 23, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. She was the wife of 54 years, of Robert D. Grant.  Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Ludger A. and Laurette Paquette, she settled in Dartmouth in 1982 and was a communicant of St. Mary's Church.  Joanne graduated from New Bedford High School in 1959 and had been a waitress for many years working at P.J. Kelly's, Me and Ed's and lastly Chippy's in South Dartmouth.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Muriel D. Sargent, 88

    Muriel D. Sargent, 88, of New Bedford passed away August 24, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the widow of William E. Sargent.

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Arnold W. Manchester, 86

    Arnold W. Manchester, 86, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at St. Anne's Hospital. He was the husband of Edith I. Manchester.

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Beatrice G. Houde, 78

    Beatrice G. Houde, 78, of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Our Lady's Haven in Fairhaven following a long illness. She was the wife of Albert J. L. Houde with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Loretta Allison, 106

    Loretta Allison, age 106, of Fairhaven, died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Alden Court Nursing Care Center. She was the wife of the late Norman M. Allison and mother of the late Janice A. Roderiques who predeceased her on March 7, 2015.

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