Obituaries

“Truly, I say to you, today you will
be with Me in paradise.” - Luke 23:43 

Father Albert J. Dagnoli, SS.CC.

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. — Father Albert Dagnoli, SS.CC., a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary - U.S. Province, passed away on May 14, 2020 in New Bedford after a brief period of hospitalization. 

Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, O.P.

Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, O.P.

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Sister Marie Jeanne Beauregard, O.P., of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died Monday, May 18 in Fall River. She was 91 years of age.

The daughter of the late Romeo and Marie Jeanne (Rivard) Beauregard, she was born Feb. 20, 1929 in St. …

Sister Louise Place, O.P.

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MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — Sister Louise Place, O.P. (Sister Mary Lawrence) of the Dominican Sisters of Hope died April 23 at the Wartburg, Mount Vernon, N.Y.  She was 90 years of age. 

The daughter of the late William and Mary Louise Rousselle Place, she was born May 14, 1929 in Fall River.

Ramon Dominguez,
father of Father Ramon Dominguez, Y.A.

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ROCKVILLE, Md. — Ramon Dominguez, 86, of Rockville Md., passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020. Beloved husband of Carmen R. Dominguez; father of Father Ramon Dominguez, Y.A., Carmen T. D. Garcia (Efren), Jose I. Dominguez (Soledad) and Francisco J. …

Sister Virginia O’Hare, S.U.S.C.

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Sister Virginia O’Hare (Sister Agnes William), S.U.S.C., died April 20 at the  Jewish Home of Fall River. She was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sullivan) O’Hare. …

Carl E. Tremblay,
brother of Father Marc P. Tremblay

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Carl E. Tremblay, 62, of Fall River passed away March 2 at Fall River Healthcare. 

Born at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, he was a son of the late Roger J. and Pauline (Ouellette) Tremblay and had been a lifelong resident of this city. 

Dorothy A. Curry, former bishop’s office secretary

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Dorothy A. Curry, 90, of New Bedford, died Sunday, March 8 at Sacred Heart Nursing Home after a long illness. 

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late John T. Curry, Jr. and Hetty M. (Harrington) Curry. …

Father Anthony R. Picariello, S.J.

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WESTON, Mass. — Father Anthony R. Picariello, S.J., died peacefully in the early morning of Oct. 17, 2019. Beloved son of the late Louis and Katherine (Iacono) Picariello. Brother of the late Louis Picariello. …

Francis K. “Kevin” Ward, 72

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WAREHAM, Mass. — Francis K. “Kevin” Ward, 72, of Wareham died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 after a long illness. He was the husband of Linda J. (Wing) Ward.

Born in Fredrick, Okla.,  he was the son of the late Richard D. and Madeline M. (Donahue) Ward. …

Normand Gingras, longtime St. Anne’s organist

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TIVERTON, R.I. — Normand A. Gingras, 92, formerly of Devon Way, Tiverton, R.I., died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

An organist and graduate of Boston University School of Music, he studied under Jean Langlais at L’Ecole Normal de Musique de Paris

Dr. Patricia Wardell, Holy Name School principal

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Dr. Patricia Murray Wardell, 78, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital.

Born in Providence, R.I., she was the beloved daughter of the late Howard and Elizabeth (Murray) Wardell. …

Sister (Bartholomew) Eleanor McNally, S.U.S.C.

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Sister Eleanor McNally (Sister Bartholomew), S.U.S.C., died Dec. 13, 2019 at Catholic Memorial Home at the age of 87. Born in Fall River on Sept. 21, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Eunice (Whittaker) McNally. …

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