Monthly Archives: March 2014


Bees, butterflies are workshop focus

A workshop to learn about native pollinators such as bees and butterflies and ways that you can attract them to your yard or garden will be held on Saturday, April 5 at 10 a.m. The workshop will be led by Ecology Program Director Russ Hopping of The Trustees of Reservations and will take place at

Howard B. Clifford, 100, Westport

Howard B. Clifford, 100, of Westport, passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center. He was the husband of the late Beatrice M. (Mills) Clifford. Born in Brattleboro, Vt., son of the late James and Nellie (Coats) Bell, he had resided in both Westport and Dartmouth for most of

Walter E. Pearce, 92, Westport

Walter E. Pearce, 92, of Westport, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at home after an extended illness. He was the husband of Joan L. (Manchester) Pearce and the late Jessica (Cornell) Pearce. Born in Fall River, son of the late Pardon Pearce Sr. and Annie (Cabral) Pearce, he grew up in Tiverton and

Phyllis Tripp

Phyllis E. Tripp, 95, Westport

Phyllis E. (Stowell) Tripp, 95, of Westport, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Percy L. Tripp. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Frederick E. and Margaret L. (Donald) Stowell, she had been a lifelong resident of Westport. Mrs. Tripp was a

Edward Kaminski, 74, Tiverton

Edward Kaminski, 74, of Tiverton, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  He was the husband of Diana Loretta (Levesque) Kaminski. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Sophie (Gay) and Peter Kaminski.  He had worked as an electronics technician for 37 years at the Naval Underwater Systems Center. He had