Haddocks was the first African American superintendent of the Bristol County House of Correction and Ash Street Jail. He died from COVID-19 on May 13, 2020.
She married Robert Sullivan in 1946, and the couple lived together in New Bedford for 50 years — raising five children until Robert’s death in 1996.
While hospitalized for Alzheimer’s, her whole unit contracted COVID-19. She died less than a week later on May 26, 2020.
After battling COVID-19 for three weeks at St. Luke’s Hospital and then back at the nursing home, Couto died on May 4, 2020.
Souza and his wife both contracted COVID-19 in late December of 2020. Ida recovered, but Dale had to be intubated and died at St. Luke’s Hospital on Jan. 21, 2021.
“She took care of her patients with that same kindness and always attended to the person, not just the disease.”
“They always tried to help the poor. If they had 10 cans at home, they would give half to the needy.”
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.