Obituaries

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


New Bedford’s ‘Sister Rose’ dies

New Bedford’s ‘Sister Rose’ dies

CUMBERLAND, R.I. — Sister Mary Rosellen Gallogly, R.S.M., a Sister of Mercy for almost 70 years, died on April 6, 2018 at Mount St. Rita Health Centre, Cumberland, R.I.

Better known as “Sister Rose,” she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Rose (Mimnaugh) Gallogly, born and raised in Providence, R.I. 

Father Francis X. Wallace, 96

Father Francis X. Wallace, 96

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Father Francis X. Wallace, 96, died on Thursday, March 22 at the Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River.  Father Wallace was born in Beverly on Nov. 30, 1921.  He was the son of the late Harry W. …

Father David M. Andrade, Swansea pastor

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SWANSEA, Mass. — Father David M. Andrade, 57, pastor of St. Louis de France Parish in Swansea, died on Thursday, January 25 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton after a brief illness.

A native of Taunton, Father Andrade was born on Oct. …

Deacon James Paul Leavitt, 91

Deacon James Paul Leavitt, 91

BREWSTER, Mass. — Deacon James Paul Leavitt, 91, died peacefully on Thursday, January 18 at Wingate at Brewster Nursing Home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy T. (Cronin) Leavitt, with whom he celebrated 67 years of Marriage.

Rene A. Canuel,
brother of Father Paul A. Canuel

Rene A. Canuel, brother of Father Paul A. Canuel

ROSEVILLE, Calif. — Rene A. Canuel passed away unexpectedly at the age of 78, in Roseville, Calif. on January 11. 

Born to Robert M. and Beatrice O. (Belanger) Canuel on July 3,1939 in Fall River, he was raised and educated in Fall River and Swansea, graduating from Case High School in 1957, whereupon he entered the U. S. Air Force and served in Colorado, the Azores, Laos, Hawaii, Louisiana and California until his retirement. 

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