Kevin Harrington and Megan Tench died alone and unexpectedly. Hank Seaman spent months of his last year in isolation from his friends and loved ones.
Fortes contracted COVID-19 at the beginning of this year. He was hospitalized on Jan. 4, and never returned home.
Her son believes she contracted the novel coronavirus at her husband’s funeral in mid-March; she died of COVID-19 on April 5, 2020.
Tarby was a fun-loving guy who people liked to be around. He would just go up and talk to total strangers.
In September of 2020, both Virgilio and his wife, Maria, contracted COVID-19 from a friend. Maria survived, but Virgilio succumbed to the virus after a week-and-a-half at St. Luke’s Hospital.
In the 1970s, she worked with physically disabled people, bringing them to parks, the YMCA and other recreational spots.
He was the truck-driving father figure who helped people move from house to house. He was the handyman with a magic touch for electrical work.
Robert John Rose, a New Bedford native who fought with valor in the Korean War, died of COVID-19 on July 17, 2020.
In the last few years of his life, he was in and out of nursing homes, and was admitted to the geriatric psychiatric unit at St. Anne’s Hospital.
She was admitted to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she tested positive for the novel coronavirus. She died June 11, 2020, from COVID-19 complications.