Obituaries articles

Arthur Medeiros Jr., 59, Westport

Arthur Medeiros Jr., 59, of Westport, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Fall River, he was the son of Arthur Medeiros Sr. and Herminia (Cruz) Medeiros of Westport. A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served his country in the United States Army as a paratroop

Janice A. Gaw, 62, Tiverton

Janice A. Gaw, 62, of Tiverton, passed away on Friday Dec. 12, 2014, at her residence, surrounded by her friends and family. She was born in Fall River, the daughter of Marilyn (Rothwell) Gaw of Warner Robins, Ga., and the late William H. Gaw. Janice graduated from BMC Durfee High School, class of 1970, and

Alice L. Amaral, 83, Westport

Alice L. (Gagnon) Amaral, 83, of Westport, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Plymouth, she was daughter of the late Rene L. and Florence E. (Stradling) Gagnon. Survivors include a son, Alan R. Amaral of Fall River; two daughters, Lynn J. Amaral of Lenox, Mass., and Jean E. Meilert of

Fred Press, 72, Warren

Frederick G. “Fred” Press, 72 of Warren, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was the loving husband of Carol A. (Lavey) Press; they were married for over 39 years. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Harrison Joseph Press. Fred was born in Coudersport, PA., a son of the late Gordon H.

Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney, age 78, of Fall River, passed away suddenly from cardiac arrest on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River. Father Mullaney is a native of Fall River and son of the late Joseph E. Mullaney and the late retired Judge Beatrice Hancock Mullaney. An alumnus of

Michael P. Kitchen, 54, Westport

Michael P. Kitchen, 54, of Westport, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Thomas E. and Virginia A. (Messier) Kitchen. Mr. Kitchen was born in Fall River and had resided in Westport for most of his life. He was a commercial fisherman out


Leanne Gablinske

Leanne (Pocharski) Gablinske,  47, of Portsmouth, died after a short illness on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, surrounded by her friends and loving family at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Born in Salem, Mass., Leanne was the daughter of the late Marvin and Alicia (Piasecki) Pocharski. Her family later moved to Maine, where she attended