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ALLEN, Kevin John
Kevin John Allen
, 76, of Naples, died Thursday, August 2, 2001, after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Patricia Murray Allen of Naples. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, the son of the late Leo and Josephine Davis Allen, he was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y, and New Bedford, Mass. He had lived in Peabody, Mass. for many years before moving to Naples in 1995. Mr. Allen had served in the Coast Guard from 1942-1946. He was an avid sport fisherman and spent his professional career in the commercial fishing industry. He was first in the family business on Homer's Wharf in New Bedford, and then for the next 30 years with the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of NOAA. His last station was in Gloucester, Mass., where he retired as Chief of Marketing for the Northeast region. He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.

Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Lynn E. Allen and her husband, Joseph Ramboli, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Lisa J. Allen of Danvers, Mass.; a grandson, Charles Allen of Ft. Lauderdale; three sisters, Florence MacFarlane of Dartmouth, Mass., Bernadette and Dr. Gerald St. Denis of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Leona Mansfield of Mattapoisett, Mass.; an aunt, Ann Bryson of Greenwich, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven, Mass. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

CHAPLIN, Stella B.
Okatie, S.C.
Stella Brushett Chaplin
, 102, died April 2, 2001 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. John's Newfoundland and was the widow of Robert L. Chaplin Sr. She was a homemaker and a Red Cross volunteer during World War II. She was a member of the Episcopal Church.

SURVIVORS: a son, Dr. Robert L. Chaplin of Okatie; a daughter, Marjorie C. Boulware of Okatie; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 11 a.m. today in Bonaventure Cemetery , Savannah. Sauls Funeral Home, Ridgeland

COLLINS, Marianne, 96
Marianne Collins
, 96, a resident of Shady Lane, Drakes Island Wells, Maine, formerly of Seminole, Fla., Aug. 3, 2001 at the Kennebunk Nursing and Rehab. Center in Kennebunk after a long illness. She was born in Newfoundland, a daughter of the late Rev Edwin and Annie (Angel) Moore. She was a former nursery school and remedial reading teacher, having studied at Columbia University. She did most of her teaching in the Seminole area in Florida, where she lived most of her adult life. She loved to garden and paint. She loved her church and outreach missionary work.

She was predeceased by her husband, Zed Collins, who died in 1990. She is survived by her four sisters Edith Sautter and Helen Nesky, both of Drakes Island Wells, Judy Sicard of Birmingham, England and Mildred Fearn of St. John's, Newfoundland; many nieces and nephews; and many great-grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday at the Bibber Memorial Chapel, Wells. Interment was in Ocean View Cemetery, Wells. Arrangements by the Bibber Memorial Chapel, Wells.

HOGAN, Dennis J.
Dennis J. Hogan Sr.
, 84, of Fairhaven, died Friday, March 23, 2001, after a long illness. He was the widower of the late Marion (Furey) Hogan and the son of the late Thomas and Mary (Smith) Hogan. He was born in Placentea, Newfoundland, and lived in this area since 1946. Mr. Hogan was former owner and operator of Commonwealth Fishing Vessel. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Church in Fairhaven. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Hogan was a member of the Fishermen's Union and American Legion Post 166 in Fairhaven, and a 50-year member of the Damien Council of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include three daughters, Flavian M. Starvish of Fairhaven, Mary D. LaFleur of New Bedford and Thomasina Roberts of Bethesda, Md.; a sister, Julia Tobin of Hamilton, Ontario; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Dennis J. Hogan Jr. A memorial Mass will be in Our Lady's Haven Chapel at a later time. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

Gertrude (Powers) Pittman
, 95, of New Bedford died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the widow of Capt. James J. Pittman. Born in Perry's Cove, Newfoundland, the daughter of the late Edward and Alice (White) Powers, she lived in New Bedford since 1939. She was a communicant of St. Lawrence Church. Mrs. Pittman was a home health aide for 12 years until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of the Catholic Women's Club and the Guard of Honor Society of St. Lawrence Church. She was an avid bingo player at St. Lawrence and at the Buttonwood Senior Center.

Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth P. Sullivan of North Dartmouth; five sons, James J. Pittman Jr., and Donald P. Pittman, both of Naples, Fla., John E. Pittman of Sandwich and Naples, William F. Pittman of Fairhaven and Naples, and Robert M. Pittman of New Bedford; a sister, Elizabeth Powers of Everett; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Her funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Lawrence Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St.
(Contributed by Jeri Keough)

Joyce Wheeler
, 77, died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at RiverWoods after a lengthy illness. She was born in Newfoundland, Canada, and emigrated to the United States during World War II. Her late husband's career with the United Nations gave her the opportunity to live in North Africa, Thailand, Austria and the Middle East. She had resided in North Hampton before moving to RiverWoods in 1998. Mrs. Wheeler was a volunteer at the North Hampton Library. She enjoyed reading, bridge, knitting and traveling.

The widow of Stan Wheeler, she is survived by three sons, Bruce Wheeler of Tiburon, Calif., Roger Wheeler of Chagford, England, and Dic Wheeler of Middletown, Conn.; three daughters-in-law; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one sister, Josie, of Newfoundland. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Brewitt Funeral Home, Exeter.



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