Our Obituaries

James Paul Leavitt

July 13, 1926 - January 18, 2018

BREWSTER, MA- James Paul Leavitt, 91, died peacefully on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Wingate at Brewster Nursing Home with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy T. (Cronin) Leavitt, with whom he celebrated 67 years of marriage.Born in Boston on July 13, 1926, he was a son of the late William and Charlotte (Foley) Leavitt. James proudly served his country as a...
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John Robert Schaub

April 11, 1968 - January 15, 2018

John Robert Schaub, a/k/a "Nozey" and "Johnny Flavor", of Harwich, passed away at age 49 on January 15, 2018. Born in South Amboy, NJ, Nozey was the loving father of Aiden and Anna Schaub. Nozey started doing tree work in 1985 for Woody's Tree Service in Middletown, NJ and started climbing in 1988. Noze was an amazing climber, one of the likes that will never be seen again. He loved his job...
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Tracy Thompson

February 27, 1974 - January 7, 2018

Tracy L. Thompson-Arado, 43, of South Dennis, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday January 7, 2018. Tracy was born February 27, 1974 in Quincy to John and Teresa Thompson. Tracy grew up in Quincy and Yarmouth, where she was a 1992 graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School, and attended Suffolk College. She married Christopher Arado on May 3, 2003 in Orleans; Chris and Tracy have been...
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Maria Demetras

May 29, 1914 - January 5, 2018

Maria Vomvouras Demetras was born in the town of Plomari on the island of Lesbos, Greece May 29, 1914. She died at her home in East Dennis on Friday, January 5, 2018 in the presence of her son, James. She is survived by her two sons, James and Nicholas.She lived in Plomari with her mother, Irene, an older sister, Penelope and younger brother, Apostolos, until just before her 13th birthday....
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James Hamilton

March 5, 1933 - January 3, 2018

James Hamilton, 84, of South Dennis, died on January 3, 2018. He is survived by his nephew, Craig Rosenquist, and his niece, Jennifer Proctor. A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, January 16th Oak Ridge Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, South Dennis, MA. Donations in lieu of flowers to Dennis Fire Association 883 Main St., W.Dennis,...
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Helen Catherine Czrnawski

June 5, 1927 - January 3, 2018

Dennis - Helen "Suzie" Czrnawski died on Wednesday, January 3, 2017.The daughter of the late Kazmir and Veronica Zacharzewski Czrnawski.Helen was born and raised in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She graduated from Williamstown High School. Helen graduated from The Bouviť School of Physical Education and Physical Therapy. She received he Bachelor's Degree from Tufts University and her Master's...
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Raymond Anthony Pena,

January 21, 1930 - January 1, 2018

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Mary Barbara Ward

November 4, 1922 - January 1, 2018

Mary "Barbara" (Vale) Ward, of Dennis, beloved wife of the late James V. Ward, passed away on January 1, 2018 at the age of 95.Barbara was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts on November 4, 1922, the daughter of Richard and Theresa (Olson) Vale. She lived in Gloucester until she and Jim married Dec. 1, 1945. They lived in Peabody where they raised their three children. Barbara was the office...
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Thomas B. Cudmore

April 13, 1943 - December 31, 2017

Cudmore, Thomas B. 74, of Yarmouth Port and formerly of Weymouth passed away on December 31, 2017. Born in Brockton on April 13, 1943 to the late Alfred and Evelyn Dahlen Peterson Cudmore. He was predeceased by his brothers Donald and Laurence. Tom was a 1961 graduate of Brockton High School, attended Wentworth Institute, Umass Boston and was a graduate of Northeastern University. He served his...
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Alice A. Baudanza

November 10, 1948 - December 29, 2017

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Dorothy L. Crawley

April 29, 1919 - December 29, 2017

Dorothy Lois (Reed) Crawley, 98, of E. Dennis, MA passed away on 12/29/17 at Hope Hospice McCarthy House in Sandwich. She was the wife of the late Walter V. Crawley for over 58 years. She is survived by her children Charles Crawley of E. Dennis, MA, Nancy Reynolds and her husband Robert of Venice, FL, Stephen Crawley ad his wife Marilyn of S. Weymouth, MA, and Joyce Hossfeld and her husband...
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Jean D. Wolff

May 3, 1925 - December 28, 2017

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Gerald T. Campbell

August 24, 1927 - December 27, 2017

Gerald Thomas Campbell, Jr. of South Dennis, MA passed away on December 27, 2017. Jerry was born in Chelsea, MA on August 24, 1927 to Gerald T. and Marie Rose (Thibault) Campbell. He spent two years in the Navy in 1945 and 1946. He married Jean Mary Gleason on June 26, 1954. He completed his undergraduate and graduate work at Boston College and spent 26 years teaching Physics at Milton High...
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Leona Ann Paslaski

April 13, 1932 - December 23, 2017

Leona "Lee" Paslaski, 85, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017 at Wingate at Brewster in Brewster, MA . She was the daughter of Jean Ann Paslaski (Eugenia Czarnecki) and Stephen Charles Paslaski of Hartford, CT.Raised in Hartford, Lee graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1950 and earned her Associate's Degree from The University of Hartford in 1962. Lee worked at Connecticut General...
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William D. Iovinella

May 1, 1947 - December 9, 2017

Bill Iovinella, a larger-than-life friend, family man, and smile-maker, went out on his own terms on December 9, 2017. William Daniel Iovinella, son of Mario and Rose, brother to David, was born on May 1, 1947 in Schenectady, NY. From the beginning, his goal in life was to bring laughter and joy wherever he went. Billy Bod, Rocky, Dad, Uncle Bill, Grandpa, the 'Mayor of Cape Cod', created...
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Thomas P. Hanley

August 30, 1932 - December 6, 2017

DENNISPORT, MA (formerly of Milton) - Thomas P. Hanley, 85, died on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Alyce M. Hanley with whom he celebrated almost 47 years of marriage until her passing in 2008.Born in Dorchester on August 30, 1932, he was a son of the late William and Mary Hanley. Thomas proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army,...
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William Frederick Horton

March 11, 1939 - December 5, 2017

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Doris C. Pepper

April 5, 1920 - December 5, 2017

HYANNIS, MA- Doris Catherine (MacNaughton) Pepper passed away on December 5, 2017 in Hyannis, MA. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Felicia (MacPhee) MacNaughton, her sister Ruth MacNaughton and her dear husband of 62 years, Robert Pepper.Doris was born and raised in Jamaica Plain, graduating from Jamaica Plain High School in 1937, after which she attended Boston Clerical School....
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Rosemary Eileen Polcari

May 26, 1941 - November 20, 2017

Rosemary Eileen (Toomey) Polcari, age 76, of South Dennis, MA and Venice, FL, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, and is now in the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ. She was born in Worcester, MA on May 26, 1941. She was the daughter of Lawrence Thomas and Mary Elizabeth (Dalton) Toomey. Rosemary leaves her loving husband, Michael Polcari, her stepson, Michael Polcari, (Amy),...
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Harold James Manley

July 7, 1930 - November 18, 2017

Harold J. Manley, born July 7, 1930, passed away November 18, 2017 following a stroke. He was married for 55 years to his college sweetheart, the late Dorothy Daisy Weston. A beloved, gentle leader of his family, he leaves three children, Carolyn H. Patkowski of Centerville, Elise Manley-Frangos of Marion, her husband Paul A. Frangos and his son, David C. Manley of West Boylston. He leaves 7...
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Gary Bruce Setterlund

August 21, 1939 - November 8, 2017

DENNIS, MA- Gary B. Setterlund, 78, of Dennis, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Wingate at Harwich Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn (Hagberg) Setterlund, with whom he celebrated 57 years of marriage.Born in Worcester on August 21, 1939, he was a son of the late Theodore and Gertrude (Nolan) Setterlund. Gary grew up in Worcester,...
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Richard Francis Hernon

February 19, 1939 - November 7, 2017

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Dolores D. Dashnaw

April 12, 1927 - November 7, 2017

DENNISPORT- Dolores passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 at their summer home surrounded by her husband and three remaining children.She was born in Connecticut where she married her husband in 1946 after his WW2 service. They built a house on Cape Cod and summered there after moving to Naples, FL.She raised three sons, Dale, Francis, and David, and two daughters, Denise and Lisa while her...
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Emma Connors

August 3, 1939 - October 28, 2017

Emma (Lucien) Connors, 78, of Yarmouth Port, MA died peacefully on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA. She was one of ten children, born and raised in Somerville, MA to the late Henry B. and Aura Marie (Fuller) Lucien. Emma worked in Boston with Schrafft's Candy for 25 years; after which, she worked with Citizen's Bank and retired after over 25 years of service.Though...
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Eleanor A. Bowen

November 18, 1928 - October 27, 2017

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Evelyn A. Carlson

February 9, 1920 - October 19, 2017

Evelyn A. Carlson, 97Evelyn A. Carlson passed away on October 19th peacefully, with her family by her side, at Cape Cod Hospital. She was born in Southbridge Massachusetts on February 9, 1920; the daughter of Karl and Anna Lundin. Evelyn spent her childhood in Kasko Finland and returned to the United States when she was 17. She lived in Brooklyn and married John Carlson in 1942. Evelyn and John...
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William David Swidzinski

October 24, 1949 - October 17, 2017

William David Swidzinski, 67, of South Dennis, died on October 17, 2017. Husband of Helen Ellis-Swidzinski, father of Ted Swidzinski, Robert Ellis, Wayne Ellis, brother of Linda Zanrucha, grandfather of 4. Donations in lieu of flowers to Dennis Fire Association 883 Main St., W.Dennis, MA 02670.
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Dorothy Ann Aupperlee

August 10, 1927 - October 16, 2017

Dorothy A. Aupperlee passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, at age 90, after a long, loving and caring life. Dorothy was born in Astoria, NY to her parents, Frank and MaryAnn McLocklin, on August 10, 1927. She was predeceased by her siblings, Frances, Grace and Marylou and is survived by her brother, Richard.Dorothy moved to Cambridge as a child and worked at Harvard University Press until...
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James Edward Canning

May 16, 1935 - October 1, 2017

James E. Canning, 82, of West Dennis, MA passed away peacefully at home with family and loved ones by his side on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He was born and raised in Framingham, MA to late Charles and Mary (McManus) Canning. Jim attended Framingham High School; and while working full-time, he received his civil engineering degree from Boston University.Jim was a proud US Navy Korean War veteran...
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Nicholas A. Fabiano

June 17, 1975 - September 25, 2017

Nicholas A. Saltmarsh Fabiano, 42, lost his battle to brain cancer on September 25, 2017, cradled by his loving mother and sister. Born in Boston, on June 17 1975, "Nick", as he was referred to by his closest friends and loved ones, brought a sense of light and love to all he met. A graduate of Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School, Nick was a long time employee of Uno's Chicago Bar...
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Margaret Annie Bassett

December 31, 1930 - September 14, 2017

Margaret Bassett passed away on September 14, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Margaret (Tubman) Bassett was born on Tubman Rd. in Brewster the daughter of Myron and Dorothy Tubman. She graduated Orleans H.S. and married her sweetheart Roland Bassett. Margaret and Roland were married for 63 years until Roland's passing in 2012. Having lost the love of her life, Margaret's sorrow was...
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Edwin Henry Mitrowski

September 12, 1926 - September 14, 2017

Edwin H. Mitrowski, 91, of Dennis, Massachusetts died on September 13 with his loving wife Joan by his side. He is survived by his daughter Linda and son Michael, both of Boston, Massachusetts. He is also survived by grandsons Michael and Daniel both of Worcester, Massachusetts. Ed was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 12,1926. He was a WW2 veteran in the US Army, where he served...
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Anne Cronin

January 20, 1941 - September 11, 2017

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Paul Wilcox

September 4, 1927 - September 6, 2017

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Tessa Katelynn Marie West

March 29, 1995 - August 28, 2017

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Elizabeth D. Winslow

September 27, 1937 - August 27, 2017

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Winifred Josephine Machon

December 31, 1917 - August 19, 2017

Winifred (Griffin) Machon, 99, of Harwich passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born in Wollaston, MA on December 31, 1917, the daughter of William and Mary Griffin. Winifred graduated from North Quincy High School in 1935. She spent six years working in Boston, MA for Travelers Insurance Co. She then met Hall Machon. They married and moved to Mt. Vernon, NY where they lived for 20...
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Bartholomew Bennett O'Sullivan

October 10, 1944 - August 18, 2017

Bartholomew Bennett O'Sullivan, III, 72, of Fairhaven, died peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Friday, August 18, 2017.Bart was born and raised in Lowell. He was a graduate of Keith Academy and Saint Anselm College. It was in Lowell that he met his wife of 49 years, Mary Ellen (Rynne), and where they raised their family and later moved to Andover. Bart started his career as...
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Mae Edith Trapasso

December 27, 1934 - August 15, 2017

BREWSTER - Mae Trapasso, 82, passed away peacefully at home on August 15, 2017. She was married to Roland Trapasso and just celebrated their 60 th Anniversary. She is survived by her children, Stephanie Trapasso of California, Theresa Walsh of Poughkeepsie NY, Michael Trapasso of South Salem NY and Jane Unterman of Bronxville NY and 6 grandchildren, Michael and Brandon Walsh, Michael and Matthew...
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Elizabeth R. Draper

June 28, 1921 - August 5, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Draper died peacefully in her home on Saturday, August 5, 2017. She was 96 years old. Betty was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1921, the oldest of four children of Lois and Charles Mansfield. She graduated from Salem High School.Betty married John Draper of Peabody, Massachusetts in 1941. They moved to Danvers where she served as president of the PTA and was an active member of...
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Joanne Estelle Grade

December 28, 1938 - July 30, 2017

Joanne Estelle (Gruschow) Grade, 78, of Destin, FL formerly of South Dennis, MA, died peacefully on Sunday, July 30, 2017 with her husband at her side. Joanne was born and raised in Chicago, IL by her late parents Joseph and Lorraine (Lowes) Gruschow. She moved to The Cape settling in South Dennis 11 years ago before moving to Destin, FL less than 2 years ago.Before her retirement, Joanne was a...
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Angela M. Loftus

October 22, 1943 - July 30, 2017

Angela M. Loftus, 73, of South Dennis, passed away peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital with her family by her side on July 30, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Gerald Loftus, Sr. and daughter of the late Leonard and Mary Bonavoglia.Angela was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She and her husband lived in Somers, Connecticut for many years before retiring to Cape Cod in 1996. Angela was an active...
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Lawrence A. Good

September 8, 1919 - July 28, 2017

Lawrence Leo Arthur Good, "Larry", 97, of West Dennis, a combat fleet Marine and a huge love of a man. Born in Boston, MA on Sept. 8, 1919, he was one of the three beloved sons of John Francis and Mary Ann (Hagelstein) Good. He was predeceased by his precious wife of 73 years, Mary V., his beloved "May"; his beautiful daughter, Maureen Frances (Jelloe); his two brothers, William and John Francis;...
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Marian Corey Hayes

March 10, 1934 - July 28, 2017

Marian Corey (Gunning) HayesMarch 10, 1934 - July 28, 2017Hayes, Marian C. "Susie" (Gunning) of Dennis, formerly of Somerville and of Medford, passed away peacefully at home on July 28, 2017. Beloved wife of 62 years of John M. (Jack) Hayes. Adored mother of Ellen M. (Hayes) Zanino and husband James A. (Jim) Zanino of Sterling MA, and devoted grandmother of Katherine C. and James M. Zanino....
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Elsa Marie Wiwotoski

August 9, 1924 - July 23, 2017

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Mary Teresa Silvia

December 6, 1927 - July 17, 2017

Mary Silvia, 89, of Brewster, Massachusetts, and formerly of East Hartford, Connecticut, passed away on July 17, 2017, surrounded by her family.Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of John Flanagan and Ann (O'Donnell) Flanagan. Mary graduated from St. Luke's School of Nursing in New Bedford, and worked as an R.N. in hospitals and nursing homes in Connecticut and Massachusetts...
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Herbert Allen Black

December 13, 1929 - July 16, 2017

Herbert A. ("Herb") Black II of Natick and Dennisport, Massachusetts passed away July 16, 2017 after a long life well-lived. He was born on Friday the 13th, December 1929 in Boston to Caroline Elizabeth Stewart Black, and George Lawrence Black. He is survived by his loving wife Carol A. Black, children James Black (Mary), H. Allen Black III (Kay), Bruce Black, Robert Black, Nancy Blume (Andy),...
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Henrietta Mae Mann

May 1, 1922 - July 13, 2017

Henrietta (Hettie) M. Wood Mann, 95 passed away on July 13, 2017 at Cape Cod Hospital after an acerbation of Pulmonary Fibrosis. Born in Nova Scotia to William and Nellie (Connell) Wood. In 1946, Hettie married her husband John F. Mann who passed away in 1979.Hettie worked for many years as a hairdresser in the Natick area and in Holliston. After moving to Yarmouth Port in 1971, she began...
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Stephanie Emilia Warden

January 22, 1918 - July 12, 2017

Stephanie Emilia (Jeromin) Warden, 99, of Dennis, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Chatham, MA. The daughter of the late Teofil and Emilia (Radziwonska) Jeromin, she was born and raised in the Boston neighborhood of Hyde Park and graduated from Hyde Park High School Class of 1935. She met the love of her life, the late John Warden. Soon after their wedding they moved to...
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Jessica Lee DiCesare

June 14, 1982 - July 11, 2017

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Quentin John Murray

July 7, 1927 - July 10, 2017

Quentin John Murray, 90, of Dennis, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 10, 2017. Beloved husband of Willette. He was born in Yonkers, NY and attended schools in New York and Washington, DC. He enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17 during WWII and was a Navy Corpman. He also served in the New York National Guard. Quentin moved to New Jersey where he retired from NJ Bell Telephone Company. ...
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Charles Thomas Kuss

February 10, 1928 - July 7, 2017

Charles Thomas Kuss, 89, of Dennis died July 7, 2017. He was born in New York, NY on February 10, 1928, son of the late Charles Henry Kuss and Marie (Valaska) Kuss.As a child he built many model planes in the winter and spent his summers with his maternal grandparents in Mayfield, PA, blueberry picking and fishing with his older cousins. He had very fond memories of all those blueberry pies...
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Grace A. Roll

September 20, 1920 - July 4, 2017

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Richard E. Kriz

November 2, 1940 - July 1, 2017

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Alice E. Pietro-Hammond

May 23, 1930 - July 1, 2017

Alice E. Pietro-Hammond passed peacefully in her sleep at the age of 87 on July 1, 2017 at her home in Yarmouth Port. She was born on May 23, 1930 and started life in the Worcester area with Ralph and Gladys Taft, her parents, deceased. Her giving spirit became evident early on when she became a nurse. Her generous nature carried over to all of her family and friends who also enjoyed her sense of...
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Lois Madelin Murphy

March 19, 1933 - June 29, 2017

Lois Madelin Murphy passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of June 29, 2017 at Mayflower Place Nursing Center in Yarmouth, MA. She was 84.Lois was born at Boston City Hospital on March 19, 1933. Twenty-one years later she would graduate from the hospital's Nursing School as a registered nurse. Lois grew up in Jamaica Plain, the daughter of Miles Vincent Murphy and Margaret Casey Murphy...
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Cressida T. Herold

July 16, 1930 - June 27, 2017

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Joyce Lange Manning

January 20, 1925 - June 20, 2017

Joyce Mueller Lange Manning of West Harwich, MA passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis surrounded by her family. She was born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late William Henry and Lillian (Mueller) Manning. She was a graduate of Battin High School in Elizabeth, NJ and attended Concordia College in Bronxville, NY where she received a Junior College Certificate and the...
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Robert John Berry

July 5, 1925 - June 9, 2017

Robert John Berry, 91, of East Dennis, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Friday, June 9, 2017. Born in Worcester, MA to the late Joseph C. and Anna K. (McNeill) Berry, Robert was raised in Worcester and lived in Holden before retiring to the Cape 29 years ago. Robert was a graduate of Commerce High School and Worcester Polytechnic Institute School of Industrial...
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Jane C. Grant

February 7, 1928 - June 7, 2017

Jane C. Grant, 89, South Dennis died peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Mayflower Place Nursing Center in West Yarmouth. She was born in Ashland, grew up in Framingham and raised her family in Lynn before retiring to the Cape in the 1970's. Jane worked for General Electric (GE) in Lynn, MA for several years and before retirement worked as a housekeeper.Jane is survived by sons: Tom Grant of...
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G. Elizabeth Sheehy

September 24, 1934 - June 6, 2017

G. Elizabeth "Betty" Sheehy, 82, of Dennis, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. She was born in Yarmouth to the late William F. and Gertrude Sears Hodsdon. She was the wife of the late, wonderful Alfred M. Sheehy, Sr., M.D. (1999), sister of the late William H. Hodsdon, granddaughter of the late D. H. Sears, sister-in-law of the late David Sheehy, sister-in-law of the late Mary...
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Carroll I. Johnson

October 26, 1925 - May 26, 2017

Carroll I. Johnson of Brewster passed away on May 26, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 26, 1925 in Brockton, MA to Adolph and Matilda Johnson of Sweden. After graduating from Brockton High School in 1943 he enlisted in the US Navy, serving with honor in the WWII Pacific Theatre on the USS Wichita as an aviation electronics technician. After his discharge he continued to...
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Merle V. Nickerson

December 18, 1935 - May 14, 2017

Merle Van Dyke Nickerson, 81, of Harwich Port, MA died peacefully on May 14, 2017 at the Wingate Healthcare facility in Brewster, MA.Merle was the son of the late Leslie Van Dyke and Annie May Nickerson and brother of the late Elliott D. Nickerson. Merle was born in the family home in Harwich Port in December of 1935 and was the 9th generation of Nickerson's to be born and live in Harwich since...
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Fred Elwood Webster

May 16, 1931 - May 12, 2017

Fred E. Webster, 86, of Dennis, better known as Poppy, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, 2017. Born in Hartford, CT to Lawrence and Marie, Fred grew up in Hartford and West Hartford graduating from William Hall High School. Fred was a proud US Air Force Korean War veteran. He raised his family in Glastonbury, where he taught them to enjoy skiing, camping, and family trips. He retired from...
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Peter Arnold Nickerson

October 30, 1935 - May 9, 2017

Peter Arnold Nickerson of Cranston RI, East Providence RI, and South Dennis, MA died of natural causes in his home in Orlando, Florida on May 9 at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Priscilla Kerkhoff Nickerson. He is predeceased by his parents, Arnold M. Nickerson and Florence E. Richardson Nickerson as well as his brother, Richard E. Nickerson.Peter was a 1953 graduate of...
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Dorothy E. Alexander

October 23, 1926 - May 8, 2017

Dorothy E. Alexander "Dot", 90, of East Dennis died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 8, 2017. Born in Newark, NJ to the late Thomas and Catherine (Urquhart) Barbour, she lived in Madison, NJ before moving to East Dennis, MA 34 years ago.Dot was an avid reader and prior library volunteer. She was a member of the East Dennis Ladies Aid Society. She loved...
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Robert Chickering

February 13, 1935 - May 6, 2017

Robert L. Chickering, a long time resident of Natick and South Dennis, MA, died on May 6, 2017. Chick was a devoted husband, married to his wife, Marilyn for sixty-one years. He was also a beloved father and grandfather who prioritized his family and friends, loved playing anything involving competition, especially golf and cribbage. Chick also enjoyed traveling and watching Boston sports at home...
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Yvonne J. Schwabe

January 15, 1928 - May 3, 2017

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Teresa Roma Imondi

January 22, 1943 - April 29, 2017

Teresa Roma Imondi, of Yarmouth Port, MA, left us on Saturday, April 29, 2017, to join the Lord and her family members. Born in Providence, RI in 1943, she resided in Yarmouth Port since 2004. Teresa was the daughter of the late Nicholas Imondi, Sr. and Roma (DeCesare) Imondi and the sister of the late Nicholas Imondi, Jr. and is survived by her sister-in-law and caregiver Carole A. Imondi of...
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James W. Andress

February 14, 1932 - April 19, 2017

DENNIS - James 'Andy' Andress of Dennis, Massachusetts died on April 19th after a short illness. He was 85 years old.Born in Shattuck, Oklahoma on Feb 14, 1932, Andy grew up in Woodward, Oklahoma where he graduated from High School in 1950. Following graduation, Andy joined the United States Airforce and served for 22 years retiring in 1972 from the service. During his time in the US Airforce he...
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Stanley H. Lehner

February 10, 1935 - April 18, 2017

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Theodore Wetmore Brown

January 8, 1947 - April 18, 2017

Theodore Wetmore Brown departed peacefully from his earthly home in Brewster on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, with his son, Nathan, and his loving partner and best friend, Patricia Stark, by his side. Ted was a born naturalist with a keen eye for beauty. Blessed with an inherent understanding of botany and horticulture, Ted was a true outdoorsman whose love of nature permeated every aspect of his...
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Francis Matthew Carrick

July 18, 1928 - April 18, 2017

DENNIS -- Francis M. Carrick of Dennis died on April 18, 2017 peacefully at home with his family by his side after a period of declining health. Frank was born on July 18, 1928 in Lynn, MA to H. Francis Carrick and Arlene (Fitzpatrick) Carrick. He grew up in Jamaica Plain and Chelmsford. He enlisted in the United States Navy at 17 years old, and was a Navy diver and served on the USS SeaFox...
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Robert James Noble

July 10, 1936 - April 14, 2017

Robert James Noble, 80, of South Dennis, MA died on Friday, April 14, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Bob was born in Indianapolis, IN to the late Winston E. Noble and Kathryn A. Reagan. He graduated from Summit, NJ High School, earned a BA Degree from Syracuse University and went on to participate in management programs at Harvard University and Fitchburg State University. Bob worked as...
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Warren Gayton Symonds

April 22, 1927 - April 13, 2017

Warren Gayton Symonds "Sy", 89, died peacefully on Thursday, April 13th, just shy of his 90th birthday. He was born in Beverly, MA to the late Willis G. and Mildred G. (Winters) Symonds and was raised in Beverly. He spent part of his childhood in Portsmouth, NH and graduated high school from The Governor's Academy in Newbury, MA. After his US Navy service in WWII, Sy received his Bachelor'...
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Antoinette C. Catanzano

September 23, 1917 - April 5, 2017

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Margaret Ann Larimore

September 13, 1938 - March 17, 2017

Margaret Ann (Phillips) Larimore, 78, of Yarmouthport, died peacefully on Friday, March 17, 2017. She was born in Somerville, MA to the late Willard Hughes and Ethel May (Middleton) Phillips. She was the wife of 40 years to the late Barton E. "Lari" Larimore (2008). Maggie was a graduate of Barnstable High School and Westbrook Junior College in Maine. Maggie and Lari met in San...
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Aurora Ann Stavris

August 31, 1941 - March 14, 2017

Aurora Ann Stavris, 75, of Dennis, MA, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Patterson, NJ to the late Frank and Elizabeth (LaConte) Saunders. Aurora attended Boston University where she met the love of her life, Thomas Daniel Stavris. They raised their children in Enfield, CT where they resided for 49 years. In 1995 they built a home in...
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Peter D. Howes

July 31, 1935 - March 12, 2017

Dennis - Peter "Pete" Howes passed away in West Palm Beach, FL on March 12, 2017 at the age of 81 years after a valiant battle with cancer.Born in Worcester, MA, Pete was the only child of Kenneth S. Howes and Lorraine Cunningham Howes, both deceased.Pete was very proud to be a 12th Generation Cape Codder. His early relatives arrived in the area which became Dennis, in 1639. Left behind is his...
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George S. Mabee

December 1, 1924 - March 10, 2017

George Saunders Mabee, 92, of Dennis, passed away on March 10, 2017. George was the dear son of the late Vern and Dorothy (Dyer) Mabee and the devoted husband of Barbara Jane (Cliff), (Edson) Mabee. George grew up in and around the town of Quincy, at 17 he joined the U.S. Navy and proudly served during WWII. After his discharge from the Navy, he began his career as an auto mechanic, later he...
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Susan Leigh Webb

December 8, 1964 - March 8, 2017

Susan Leigh Webb, 52, of Dennisport, MA died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 after succumbing to an illness. She was born in Boston, MA to the late Robert B. and Alberta Elizabeth (Griggs) Peters and was raised in Osterville, MA. Susan was a graduate of Barnstable High School, class of '83. She enjoyed the Cape beaches and boating as well as snowmobiling in Rangeley, Maine. Above all else, she...
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Harvey A. Whipple

July 5, 1928 - March 7, 2017

Dr. Harvey A. Whipple, Jr., D.D.S., 88, of Brewster, MA, formerly of Warren, Rhode Island, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, joyfully reuniting with his loving wife, Lesa (McNulty) Whipple, who predeceased him. Harvey A. Whipple, Jr., D.D.S., was born in Providence, RI, the third child of Harvey and Marion (Raybold) Whipple on July 5, 1928, in his words, "at the tail end of the...
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Madeline Catherine Perry

October 22, 1924 - March 7, 2017

Madeline Catherine Perry was born October 22, 1924 in Somerville, Mass to Cosmo Guglietta and Mary Cavicchio. She graduated from Boston Trade School majoring in Millinery Hat making. Later she went on to make Military raincoats for the troops during WW11. She married a decorated war hero, Henry A. Perry Sr. on April 8, 1945. They had three children, Diana Gregory, Rev. Henry Perry Jr., and Ellen...
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Rosena Ray

September 20, 1922 - March 5, 2017

Ray, Rosena, 94, of South Dennis, passed away on March 5, 2017. She was the dear daughter of Allen and Anna (Barnes) Graham and the devoted wife of the late Eugene Moore and the late Ornie Ray. Rosena grew up in Aiken County, SC along with her seven sisters and six brothers and attended Scofield High School. She later found a career as a beautician eventually co-owning her own barber shop and...
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Mary Elizabeth Piccirilli

November 28, 1934 - February 28, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Barnes) Piccirilli died peacefully on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on November 28, 1934, in Boston, MA and was one of six children to the late John and Janetta (Howatt) Barnes.In 1957, Mary married the love of her life, John Piccirilli. Mary and John spent the first part of their married life living in Walpole where John worked as the...
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Dennis R. Still

July 25, 1942 - February 26, 2017

Still, Dennis R., Sr., 74, of Yarmouthport, passed away surrounded with love by his family on February 26, 2017. He was the dear son of the late Jack McCredie and Patricia (Raymond) Still and step-son to the late Donald Still. He will be truly missed by his devoted wife of 57 years, Carole (Bomach) Still. Dennis was born in Highland Park, MI and grew up loving the outdoor and being close to...
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Louis Stoia

June 25, 1922 - February 25, 2017

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Marguerite Mary McGourty

May 9, 1944 - February 24, 2017

Marguerite Mary Milligan McGourty, Age 72, Loving Wife of the late Paul F. McGourty of South Dennis, Mass. Passed Into Rest on February 24, 2017 in Roslindale, Mass. from Alzheimers and Cancer. Daughter of Alexander Milligan and Marguerite Heffernan. Loving Step-Daughter of Francis Heffernan. Graduate of Marblehead High School Class of 1962 and Katherine Gibbs College."Maggie" was born in...
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Dorothy J. Lundgren

June 27, 1933 - February 22, 2017

Lundgren, Dorothy J., 83, of Dennis, MA passed away on February 22, 2017 after a long illness.Born in New York City, the daughter of the late Eric H. and Lillian M. (Lucas) Lundgren, she was raised in Worcester, MA and graduated from the former High School Commerce. Dorothy attended Upsala College in East Orange, NJ. She began working for General Electric Credit Corp. in Worcester in 1954 and...
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David Peter Daniliuk

June 14, 1952 - February 21, 2017

David Peter DaniliukJune 14, 1952- February 21, 2017David Peter Daniliuk passed away unexpectedly, his spirit soaring over the Cape that he loved so well. Formerly of Maynard, Dave was the best friend and husband of Susan (Piecewicz) Daniliuk, who made her laugh - even when she was mad at him. He was supportive, accepting and a true friend to his children, Nicole Poirier and husband, Anthony,...
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Benjamin E. Hudson

January 18, 1935 - February 20, 2017

Benjamin (Ben) E. Hudson died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Monday, February 20, 2017 after a courageous bought with cancer. He was born in Hyannis, MA to the late Earl Hudson and Ruth Davis Baker. Ben grew up in West Dennis and is a true Cape Codder. He started Ben Hudson Landscaping in 1969 and was notorious for going out of his way for his customers to give the best...
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Grace O. LeCates

August 15, 1924 - February 16, 2017

In Memory of Grace O. LeCatesAugust 15, 1924 - February 16, 2017LeCates (nee Clay), Grace Olliver, 92, of Dennis, formerly of Chatham, New Jersey and Palm Coast and Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2017, at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home, Chatham, Massachusetts after a long illness. Grace was the youngest child of the late Peter and Catherine (Brown) Clay of Cambridge...
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Marion Helen Sanborn

October 8, 1921 - February 11, 2017

Marion Helen Sanborn, 95, of South Dennis, died on February 11, 2017. Wife of the late Harry Joseph Sanborn, mother of Helen Ellis-Swidzinski and Josephine Rice, 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Services under the direction of Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, South Dennis, MA. Donations in lieu of flowers to Dennis Fire Association 883 Main St., W.Dennis, MA 02670.
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Richard Francis Mullin

August 16, 1931 - February 9, 2017

Richard F. Mullin (1931-2017)Richard F. Mullin, 85, of South Dennis, passed suddenly but peacefully Thursday morning, February 9, 2017 with his wife, Kathleen (Daley) Mullin, of 42 years at his side. He was born and raised in Roslindale, MA to the late Joseph James and Frances (Syberts) Mullin. Richard graduated from Roslindale High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology. In his youth, the...
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Louise Taupier

May 23, 1928 - February 7, 2017

Sad Farewell to Louise E. TaupierMay 23, 1928 - February 7, 2017Louise died peacefully on February 7, after a courageous fight to keep joy in life while losing access to her memory and cognitive abilities. Louise was the loving wife and "best friend" of John H. Taupier for nearly 63 years and devoted mother of John Taupier Jr. of South Yarmouth, Joanne T. Sykes of Sandwich and Paula J. Elsmore of...
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Meredith Meredith Holden

August 31, 1921 - February 6, 2017

Jeanne Meredith Holden, 95, passed away at York Terrace, Golden Living Center, Pottsville, PA, February 5, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry H. Holden. Born in Rockland, MA. She was the daughter of the late, Clifford W. and Mary Alice Bryant, and sister of the late Calvin Bryant. She was a co-owner and operated the Oriental Gift Shoppe and Motel in Dennis Port. She and her husband...
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Frank Peter Farrell

January 9, 1940 - February 6, 2017

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Howard E. LeCates

June 4, 1921 - February 2, 2017

LeCates, Howard E. "Boo", 95, of Dennis, formerly of Princeton, NJ, passed away on February 2, 2017. Howard was the dear son of the late Arthur and Mary (Wagner) LeCates and is predeceased by his first wife Dorothy LeCates, sister's Mary, Dorothy, and brothers Lester, Robert, and Richard and was the devoted husband of Grace (Clay) LeCates. Born in Camden, NJ. He eventually enlisted into the...
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Curtis Edwin Higgins

June 23, 1940 - January 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Doane Beal & Ames, South Dennis, MA.
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Doris A. Duffy

September 26, 1935 - January 27, 2017

Doris A. Duffy of South Dennis and Nokomis, FL, formerly of Framingham, passed away on January 27, 2017. Doris was the daughter of the late Catherine (Mason) and George Byrnes and step daughter of Joseph St. John. Beloved wife of the late Donald J. Duffy, Sr. with whom they shared 36 years and many great times together. Doris was a proud graduate of St. Patricks High School in Brockton, class of...
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