Local Obituaries: March 1-14
Paul Mongeon, Dorothy Rotherham, Katherine Paquette, Bernard Lawson and Manuel Rose.
Paul H. Mongeon, 69, passed away March 9, 2013. He taught Industrial Arts at Nipmuc Regional High School for three years and Norton High School for thirty years. He was the president of the Norton Teachers Association, a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, and a member of the National Education Association. After teaching for 33 years, he ran his own home and small engine maintenance and repair business. For the complete obituary click here.
Dorothy Margaret Rotherham, 83, died March 2, 2013. Dorothy was born in Attleboro on Oct. 6, 1929 and has been a Foxborough resident for the past 60 years. She was a graduate of Mansfield High School. She enjoyed bird watching, quilting and taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. For the complete obituary click here.
Katherine F. (Paul) Paquette, 60, of Attleboro, died March 14, 2013. Paquette was a CNA for the Village at Willow Crossing in Mansfield. She was a parishioner of the former St. Stephen Church. She previously worked at Balfour as an expeditor for many years, and also for Hallmark Sweet. She was a member of the Women of Spirit at St. John the Evangelist Church and was involved in Healthy Steps at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. For the complete obituary click here.
Bernard E. Lawson, 87, formerly of Easton, passed away March 1, 2013. Bernard was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Brockton where he was a former usher, deacon and benevolence treasurer. He belonged to Appalachian Mountain Club, Friends of Borderland State Park, Natural Resources Trust of Easton volunteer, Massachusetts Audubon Society, Massachusetts Teachers Assoc. and was a life member of the National Education Assoc. For the complete obituary click here.
Manuel J. Rose, 89, of Swansea, died March 6, 2013. He was the husband of Florence E. (Morro) Rose and the son of the late Manuel G. and Louise (Miguel) Rose. Prior to retiring, Manuel worked in Maintenance for Raytheon. For the complete obituary click here.