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The Dignity Memorial® online obituary search tool gives you access to obituaries from thousands of locations across North America. You can search by first or last name, state and publication date. Once you find the obituary you are looking for, you can get important information about upcoming services, share a favorite photo or memory, and send flowers or gifts to the family.

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Most Reverend George Coleman

Most Reverend George W. Coleman

01-02-1939 – 24-05-2024

Most Reverend George W. Coleman, Bishop Emeritus of Fall River who faithfully served as the Seventh Bishop of Fall River from July 2003 to September 2014, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024 at Charlton...

Anthony Gonsalves

Anthony D. Gonsalves Sr.

07-06-1954 – 21-05-2024

Anthony D. “Tony” Gonsalves, age 69 of Fall River, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in St. Anne’s Hospital. Born in Newport and raised in Tiverton, the son of the late Arthur and Matilda...

Jennie Irizarry

Jennie G. Irizarry

11-08-1943 – 21-05-2024

Jennie G. (Halco) Irizarry, age 80, of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of the late Julio Bonilla Irizarry. Born in Fall...

Joanne Greaves

Joanne Elizabeth Greaves

22-06-1932 – 20-05-2024

Joanne Elizabeth Greaves, age 91, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024. I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one, I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is...

Bruce Giron

Bruce A. Giron

29-04-1932 – 19-05-2024

Bruce A. Giron, age 92, of Barrington, RI, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2024 at St. Elizabeth Home in East Greenwich, RI. He was the loving husband of the late Anne F. (Fitzpatrick) Giron. Born in...

Genevieve Gardella

Genevieve C. Gardella

06-04-1925 – 18-05-2024

Genevieve C. (Sperduti) Gardella, age 99, a longtime resident of Fall River, passed away at home on Saturday, May 18, 2024. She was the wife of the late Paul D. Gardella. Born in Fall River, she was...

Dorothea Machado

Dorothea Machado

17-09-1923 – 17-05-2024

Dorothea Machado, the oldest living World War II veteran of Fairhaven, passed away peacefully on Friday May 17, 2024. Dorothea had a true love of life and once she hit her goal of reaching 100...

Robert Mitchell

Robert E. Mitchell

13-02-1944 – 15-05-2024

Robert E. Mitchell, 80, of Fairhaven passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Westview on Main after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was the husband of the late Brenda (Gagner) Mitchell. Born in...

G. Richard Duffy

G. Richard Duffy

14-07-1937 – 12-05-2024

G. Richard Duffy Jr., known in the community as “Duff,” passed away in his home on Sunday surrounded by friends and family at the age of 86. A fighter to the end, he eventually lost his battle with...

Michael Dumont

Michael L. Dumont

09-02-1969 – 12-05-2024

Michael L. Dumont, 55, of Dartmouth, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 12, 2024 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Silva) Dumont, with whom he shared 24 years of...


Obituaries celebrate and honour unique lives

Today’s obituaries are more than simple funeral announcements and a list of the names of family members. Modern obituaries include treasured memories, funny stories and important details that showcase the joys and moments of a life lived. A great obituary tells a unique story and reflects the personality of the person it commemorates.

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Obituaries give visitation, funeral and memorial details

Funeral services that include a viewing or wake are usually held within a few days of a death, but a funeral or memorial service can sometimes take place much later. Some families choose to hold a visitation before the service, while others may prefer a more low-key or private family service. A memorial service can take place at a funeral home, chapel or another location that was meaningful to the loved one. Preferences vary, and an obituary lets friends and family know where to go and when. The online obituary also allows you to sign up for reminders about services to provide assurance that you don't miss an important memorial event.

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