Mark Despres

Died: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Private Arrangements

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Fall River – Mark Despres, 59, died Thursday, October 17, 2019, after a long illness.  He was the husband of Sharon A. (Wisniewski) Despres.
     Born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the son of Janet S. (Glover) Despres and the late Henry G. Despres, he lived in New Bedford all his life.  He was employed as a cook for various restaurants.
     Mark enjoyed gardening and fishing. He also loved animals, especially dogs and cats.
     He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his mother, Janet; his grandson, Sammy; and his siblings, Christine, Julie, Virginia, and Michael.
     Private arrangements are with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  For condolences, please visit

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Sharon Despres
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
To my dear husband---it has been a long long road of ups and downs for us but I would do it all over again. I have loved you since day one and will continue to love and miss you until I die..Rest in Peace .Mark.. Fly free without pain. Until we meet again...Love Always Sharon..💜❤🙏🙏💋💋

   Posted Sat October 19, 2019

AJ Cardona
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
It’s sad too hear you’ve passed I will always remember the things you’ve taught me throughout the years

Charlene LeBert
   Posted Sat October 19, 2019
He was a good natured gentle giant.
May he rest in peace from all his illnesses.
From your sister in law-- Charlene

Karin Mello
   Posted Sun October 20, 2019
So sorry for ur loss Sharon. I remember Mark as a Happy man. May u rest easy with the Angels

Cristina Cardona
   Posted Sun October 20, 2019
You will be missed by all and I was glad to have met you a few times. I have enjoyed hearing memories of you and always will. May you rest easy and enjoy being at peace now and watching over us.

David Brugger
   Posted Sun October 20, 2019
So sorry for you lose, I knew Mark when we were young

Christine Cotton
   Posted Sun October 20, 2019
Today's comfort, Tomorrow's peace, Always memories.

Julia Despres
   Posted Mon October 21, 2019
May you rest in peace uncle Mark in Heaven where our where love one pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy

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