Our Obituaries

Carol Marie Kelliher

November 30, 1929 - January 25, 2018

Carol Marie Kelliher, 88, of White Cliffs, Plymouth, formerly of Pocasset and Melrose, died January 25, 2018. She was the beloved wife of her husband of 59 years, Hugh (Joe) Kelliher, who passed away in 2010.Born November 30, 1929, in Dorchester, daughter of Catherine and William Hughes. Carol loved her family, the church, friends, playing cards, and walks with her dog Mitzi. She was an active...
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Charlene Marie O'Sullivan

July 18, 1946 - January 18, 2018


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Elmer Everett Stanley Ross

November 6, 1928 - January 18, 2018

Elmer (Al) Ross passed away on January 18, 2018 at the age of 89 at Cape Regency Healthcare.A beloved father and grandfather he was predeceased by his wife Betty L. Ross, three children Christine Mackin, Linda Beloin, James Ross and his granddaughter Amanda Beloin.He is survived by his children Edward Ross and wife Christine Ross of Sandwich, Betty Maxwell and husband Robert Maxwell of Mashpee,...
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Robert Francis Cordaro

March 14, 1945 - January 15, 2018

Robert "Bob" Francis Cordaro, 72, of Bourne passed away on January 15, 2018. He was the son of the late Francis and Dorothy (Genereux) Cordaro.Born and raised in Randolph, Bob was a 1963 graduate of Randolph High School. After high school, Bob enlisted in the Army to serve 2 tours of duty in Vietnam. Bob was very proud to have finished his tours of duty with the 101st Paratroopers. He earned...
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Rickie Joseph Tellier

March 30, 1953 - January 12, 2018

Rickie J. Tellier, 64, of Bourne passed away on the morning of Friday, January 12, 2018. He was one of five children born to Joseph Ronald Tellier and Adele M. Tellier who married and raised their family in Bourne. Rickie was married to his wife, Joyce L. Tellier, for forty-five years.Rickie was a life-long resident of the town of Bourne and remained committed to the Town and it citizens. A...
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Jeana Victoria Pittman

January 11, 1936 - January 10, 2018

Jeana Victoria (Fachy) Pittman, 81, of Naples, passed away unexpectedly on January 10, 2018. Formerly of Framingham, MA, she had been a Naples resident for the past 20 years. Jeana attended St. Margaret Catholic Church in Buzzards Bay, MA and was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle in Naples. She volunteered there regularly. First and foremost in her life was her love of family. Time...
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Virginia W. Corey

February 7, 1939 - January 10, 2018

Virginia W. Corey (Fitzpatrick), age 78, of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Roxbury and Braintree, MA, passed away peacefully on January 10th, 2018. Preceded in death by her husband Kevin P. Corey, her sister Mary Connolly, and her brothers Terrence Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, and James Fitzpatrick. Daughter of the late John and Winifred Fitzpatrick (Walsh). Survived by her children Joseph Corey of...
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Douglas Gregory Russell

April 27, 1949 - January 9, 2018

Douglas Gregory Russell, Known as "Greg", 68, 04/27/1949, Bourne, MaDouglas Gregory Russell, 68, of Bourne, died Tuesday.He was born to the late Gordon & Dorothy Russell, April 27th, 1949, in Ogden, UT. Greg graduated from Davis High School in 1967 and attended Weber State University. He relocated to Massachusetts shortly thereafter to reunite with his brother Dennis.Greg spent most of his life...
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Stephen Joseph Anctil

January 14, 1985 - January 6, 2018

Stephen Joseph Anctil, 32, of Marston Mills, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at home. He was born in New Bedford, MA and a son of Richard A. and Carol M. (Carter) Anctil.A veteran of the United States Army he served in Iraq. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign with...
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Maurice Ramon Dumas

January 18, 1933 - January 4, 2018

Maurice R Dumas, 84, of Quincy Massachusetts, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Known as Maury to all who knew him, he was born January 18, 1933 in Malone, New York, to Evelyn R Dumas and Maurice V Dumas. Maury was a Captain and 33-year veteran of the Navy and US Coast Guard which defined much of his life. His military career started in the Navy in 1952. His first duty station was...
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Ruth Marie Lumbert

March 16, 1925 - December 30, 2017

Ruth Marie Lumbert, of Monument Beach, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Royal Falmouth Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Waldo Baker "Wiggy" Lumbert. She was raised in Quincy and after her and Waldo were married they lived in Cape Cod and Pensacola, FL. She was a member of St. John's Parish. Ruth was also on the Bourne Bowling League and enjoyed weekly bingo at the...
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Joan Beverly Cahoon

December 22, 1936 - December 27, 2017

Joan "Joanie" Beverly Cahoon, 81, of Buzzards Bay was called to be with the Lord on December 27, 2017. Joanie was born in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1936 and graduated from Weymouth High School. As a highly active member and Lay Minister of Swift Memorial Methodist Church for over 40 years, Joanie was a good and faithful servant of God. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert "Bob"...
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Anthony Joseph Cortese

January 28, 1946 - December 25, 2017

POCASSET - Anthony Joseph Cortese, 71, of Pocasset, passed unexpectedly on December 25th at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich after a brief illness.Born in Somerville, he was the eldest son of Anthony and Concetta Cortese. He graduated from Somerville High School in 1964 and Wentworth Institute of Technology in 1969 with a degree in Electronic Engineering. His 47-year career culminated in a...
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John Paul DaFiotis

October 19, 1958 - December 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.
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Naomi Grace Gingerich

February 9, 1922 - December 20, 2017

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Thomas Stanley Samalis

August 7, 1941 - December 18, 2017

Thomas S. Samalis, of Jacksonville, FL passed away December 18, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 7, 1941 to Stanley and Veronica Samalis. He is survived by his wife Jane, his 4 children Jennifer, Pamela, Laura and Timothy, his daughter-in-law Lisa, his son-in-law James, his future son-in-law Anthony, his 9 grandchildren Harrison, Hannah, Ava, Brennan, Peyton, Nolan, Quinn, Megan and...
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Peter Beauchemin

September 1, 1941 - December 16, 2017


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Matthew Logan Schmidt

September 22, 1988 - December 16, 2017

Matthew Logan Schmidt, of Mansfield, MA, passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, December 16, 2017. He was 29 years old.Matthew was born in Springfield, MA on September 22, 1988 to Mark D. Schmidt and Susan A. Schmidt. He grew up in Sandwich, MA and attended Sandwich High School. He was a top student, a co-captain of the basketball team and tri-captain of the golf team. In 2005 his...
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Urith Crahan

April 11, 1943 - December 14, 2017

After a short illness, Urith G. (Wenck) Crahan, of Monument Beach, Massachusetts, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Falmouth Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Thomas F. Crahan, Jr.Urith was born on April 11, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the daughter of the late Rame G. and Urith G. (Twele) Wenck.Family was important to Urith, so in 1988, she retired from...
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Lidia Katherine Williams Van Beeck

March 2, 1979 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.
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Michael E. Greene

February 1, 1942 - December 12, 2017

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Mary Jane Blascio

June 20, 1944 - December 9, 2017

Mary J. Blascio, 73, of Bourne, MA passed away peacefully in her home on December 9, 2017. Born in Milford, MA, she was the daughter of the late John T. Glennon and Elizabeth (Fahey) Glennon. Mary was the twin sister of Margaret Connors and brother of John T. Glennon, both predeceased. She was the loving wife of 50 years of Michael R. Blascio.Mary attended St. Mary's Catholic School and...
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Elizabeth Overko

May 3, 1923 - December 7, 2017

Elizabeth Overko was welcomed by God on Dec 7, 2017 at the age of 94 in Naples, FL. She was born in Woonsocket RI.to Nicholas & Anna (Kuzla) Zetariuk.. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Michael Overko and her sister Margaret Scatena "Lee" was a wonderful wife, sister, aunt, godmother and friend to many. She was devoted to her spiritual beliefs and enjoyed singing in the choir. She...
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Ann H. Mann

June 22, 1938 - December 1, 2017

Pocasset- Ann H. (MacKenzie) Mann, age 79, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Thomas Arthur Mann.Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Matheson) MacKenzie. She resided in North Easton for 47 years before finally getting her water view in Pocasset. Ann was raised in Randolph, and graduated from...
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Robert Thomas Berrigan

February 17, 1933 - November 29, 2017

Robert Thomas Berrigan, 84, of Buzzards Bay MA and Marco Island, FL passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at his FL home. Born in Melrose, MA, a son of the late James and Marian (Higgins) Berrigan, he was predeceased by brothers Arthur and James Berrigan. A veteran of the United States Army he served during the Korean War. He had worked as an accountant for the federal government for many...
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Alberta Virginia Harding

January 31, 1924 - November 27, 2017

Alberta V. "Tootsie" (Hunt) Harding, 93, of Bourne, MA, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 after a period of declining health at her childhood home where she was born, raised and lived with her family at her side.She is survived by 6 children, Hazel Currence, Maurice Jr. (Pepper), Ronald, Walter, David and Gary Harding. 21 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 5 great great...
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Edwin Eldridge Howard

May 24, 1931 - November 26, 2017

Edwin Eldridge Howard passed away on November 26, 2017 in Sandwich, MA after a long battle with cancer. He went peacefully surrounded by his four sons and wife of 53 years, Giohra "Julie" Howard. Eldridge, as he was known growing up, was the son of Stella Bowman and Arthur M. Howard. On May 24, 1931 during the Great Depression in Matoaka, West Virginia, Ed was born prematurely at 6 months and...
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George Earl Towers

December 13, 1925 - November 26, 2017

George E. Towers of Pocasset died peacefully early Sunday, November 26, 2017. He was 91.He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Jeanne, seven children; Susan Gasper and her husband Rick, Karen Towers, George (Buddy) Towers Jr. and his wife Terry, Mary Anne Bradford and her husband Stephen, Gary Towers and his wife Julie, Gregory Towers and his wife Patricia, and Daniel Towers and his wife...
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Jeffrey Thomas Krumrine

March 29, 1961 - November 25, 2017

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Margaret Bergh

June 21, 1958 - November 17, 2017

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Marcia L. Hiltunen

November 19, 1937 - November 17, 2017

Marcia L. (Miller) Hiltunen, 79, of Vero Beach, Florida passed away on November 17 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Andres A. Hiltunen. Marcia was born in Boston on November 19, 1937 to the late Norman and Gladys (Mallar) Miller. Growing up in Quincy, she graduated from Quincy High School and continued her education into secretarial school at the Katherine Gibbs School where...
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Evelyn Julia Gallagher

February 15, 1915 - November 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.
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Barbara L. Blick

January 30, 1923 - November 13, 2017

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Craig B. Lavache

February 2, 1967 - November 12, 2017

Craig B. Lavache, 50, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at home. Born in Milton, MA he was the son of Paul D. and Roberta A. (O'Brien) Lavache, Jr., of Bourne and Fort Myers, FL. He was a graduate of the Perkins School for the Blind Class of 1988. Besides his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Aimee Connor of Weymouth, MA and Nicole MacDonald and her husband Glenn of Raynham, MA; a...
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Laura Semrad

July 22, 1961 - November 11, 2017

Laura Semrad, 56, of Carlisle, passed away suddenly on Saturday, the 11th of November, in Sandwich, Massachusetts.Laura was born on the 22nd of July, 1961, in Concord, Ma, to the late Theodore and Sheila Semrad. Laura grew to adulthood in Carlisle, Ma, moved to Martha's Vineyard, and then went on to graduate magna cum laude from Simmons College. Always a deeply empathetic person, she chose to...
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John Patrick Geiler

October 20, 1925 - November 11, 2017

John Patrick Geiler, 92, of Monument Beach, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Dorothy E. (Hagan) Geiler.John was born in Brockton, he was the son of the late John B. and Anne C. (Shorthall) Geilear, growing up and graduating from Brockton High School Class of 1943. As a member of the greatest generation of Americans, John...
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Robert Mark

April 11, 1955 - November 7, 2017

Robert Walter Mark passed away on November 7, 2017 at home in Bourne, MA after a lengthy battle with cancer. Robert was born in Alpine, CA on April 11, 1955. At a young age, his family moved to Bourne, MA where he retired from Conference Medal &Trophy Co.He was predeceased by his brother David Mark, survived by his sister-in-law Ann Mark of Melbourne, FL and survived by his brother Walter Mark...
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John Joseph Mullaney

February 8, 1942 - November 5, 2017

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Giovanna R. Christiani

November 13, 1926 - October 30, 2017

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Herbert Wyman Brooks

November 5, 1931 - October 29, 2017

Herbert Wyman Brooks, 85, of Bourne, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of the late Eva M. (Castelli) Brooks. Born in Needham, MA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Bombina "Bea" (Tomaino) Brooks. He was a veteran of the United States Airforce and served during the Korean War. Mr. Brooks had retired from AT&T/Lucent...
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William Theodore Desmarais

July 15, 1943 - October 26, 2017

William (Bill) T. Desmarais, 74, of Pocasset, MA died October 26, 2017. He was born in Manchester, NH, the oldest son of Jeannette and Arthur LaValley. He lived in Fall River, MA until he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1961 where he served as a Postal Clerk in Frankfurt, Germany, until 1964.In 1965 he married Claire Samson at St. Anne's Church in Fall River, MA. They have three children.Bill was...
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Wilimina A. Stajduhar

December 9, 1930 - October 25, 2017

Wilimina (Slosky) Stajduhar, a resident of Sandwich, died peacefully on October 25, 2017 in Centerville, MA. She is survived by her sons Karl and Paul, her daughter Gail, and five grandchildren. Wilma was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Peter, as well as her son Eric.Wilma was a true coal-miner's daughter, born in Bentleyville, PA in 1930. She became the first in her family to continue...
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Patricia Clegg Hawkes

March 10, 1924 - October 22, 2017

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Robert Charles Heede

June 22, 1947 - October 20, 2017

Robert "Bob" C. Heede, 70, of Monument Beach, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Mary E. (Koleshis) Heede.Born in Indianapolis, Indiana he was the son of the late Robert Alfred and Marjorie Mae (Pierle) Heede.He graduated from Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis in 1965 and joined the United States Air Force in 1966....
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Robert J. Haller

December 22, 1931 - October 10, 2017

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Amber Marie Fritz-Emerzian

October 9, 1991 - October 10, 2017

Amber Marie Fritz Emerzian, 26, of Bourne passed away on October 10, 2017. She was the wife of Andrew Emerzian and daughter to Lori Fritz Vargas and the late Mark Alan Fritz, Sr.Amber was born in Falmouth and grew up in Bourne, attending area schools. After school Amber had held many different positions such as Dunkin Donuts, Christmas Tree Shops, and Stevie's Pizza. She loved being with...
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Bryan Kevin Rossetti

November 29, 2016 - October 3, 2017

Bryan K. Rossetti"Olive" My LoveNovember 29, 2016 to October 1, 2017Bryan "Olive" Rossetti gained his angel wings on October 1, 2017 due to SIDS. Olive was born on November 29, 2016 to his loving parents and had just celebrated turning 10 months old. During his short time here on Earth he brought joy to many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends.Bryan "Olive...
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Constance Marie Lang

July 8, 1929 - October 1, 2017

Constance "Connie" (Lynskey) Lang passed peacefully on October 1st at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Elliott "Buddy" Lang for sixty-nine wonderful years. Connie graduated from Clinton High School in 1947. Her life was devoted to her three children and her husband. Connie's greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren; and sharing...
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Michael Henry Fernandes

January 4, 1995 - September 30, 2017

Michael Henry Fernandes, 22, of Falmouth, MA.Magnanimous, loving and dearly loved, kind, intelligent, funny, and fun. Michael was a beautiful young man. He leaves behind many heartbroken family and friends. Mother, Julie Jacobson (Falmouth), Daughter, Azura (5 yrs), "Aunty" Diane (Randolph, MA), uncles Fred (Tampa, FL), Donald (Hemet, CA), and many cousins.Calling hours will be at...
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William J. Luckfield

October 9, 1934 - September 29, 2017

BOSTON - William Luckfield, died Friday, September 29th at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA at age 82. He leaves behind his fiancé, Vivian Aliosio; her daughter, Liz and her husband Robert Arudda of East Greenwich, RI along with granddaughter Emma. He is survived by his four daughters; Susan Luckfield of Stamford, CT, Kathleen Sawyer of Whitinsville, MA, Ann Crowley of Harwich, MA...
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David A. Mark

September 26, 1951 - September 28, 2017

David Alan Mark passed away on September 28th, 2017 at home in Melbourne, Florida after a lengthy battle with cancer.Dave was born in Alpine, CA on September 26, 1951. At a young age, his family moved to Bourne, MA where he later established his Ocean Graphics printing business. He married his wife of 17 years, Ann T. Mark and they settled in Melbourne, Florida.Along with his wife, he is...
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James H. Nesbitt

February 6, 1924 - September 27, 2017

James H. Nesbitt, 93, of Plymouth, formerly of East Weymouth, passed away on September 27th. He was the husband of Paulene M. "Polly" (Ratzkoff) Nesbitt. James was born in East Weymouth to Hartwell C. and Gertrude (Hunt) Nesbitt. He grew up locally, attending area schools and graduating from North Weymouth High School. After High School, James heard the Call of Duty, enlisting in the U.S. Navy...
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John T. Dulik

April 7, 1926 - September 24, 2017

John T. Dulik, 91Cataumet, MassachusettsJohn T. Dulik, 91, died on Sunday, September 24, 2017. He was predeceased in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Yvonne M. Dulik who died on 02/14/17. John traveled the world during his military career having spent time in Germany, Antiqua, Japan, Iwo Jima, Guam, Puerto Rico, Korea and Vietnam. John served in World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. ...
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Alfred C. Peters

September 1, 1926 - September 21, 2017

Alfred C. Peters, DMD, of Bartlett, NH, passed away at his summer home in Pocasset surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Ninety-one years old, he was the son of the late Carl "Opa" and Mary "Oma" (Schmid) Peters. He was the beloved husband of Janet (Dickson) Peters and the late Therese (Paget) Peters.Born in Cambridge, Dr. Peters was a dentist in private...
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Mary A. Jacobson

May 27, 1932 - September 12, 2017

Mary Jacobson, 85Three Term President, Sons of Italy Mashpee Lodge #2404 Resident of Pocasset from 1973, and later of Bourne Oaks in Buzzard's Bay - Mary Jacobson succumbed to Alzheimer's on Sept. 12th, She died peacefully and without pain. Mary became a member of the Mashpee Son's of Italy Lodge in 1984. The Lodge was paramount in her life, until her health prevented her from...
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Robert John D'Angelo

August 15, 1964 - September 9, 2017

Robert John D'Angelo, of Buzzards Bay, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 9, 2017 surrounded by his family at Falmouth Hospital. Robert was employed at R.E. Lyons for many years and he loved his job. He enjoyed playing horseshoes, fishing and the occasional game of pool. He is survived by his parents, John and Joan (Massie) D'Angelo of Pembroke, MA; a brother, Stephen J. D'Angelo and...
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Francis X. Flynn

June 4, 1925 - September 6, 2017

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Norman William Eldridge

February 19, 1935 - September 4, 2017

Norman William Eldridge, 82 years old, of Buzzards Bay MA, Passed away on September 4,2017, at Life Care Center of Plymouth Ma. He was Born in New Bedford Massachusetts on February 19th, 1935 to Albert and Edna (Conniff) Eldridge II. He was a Cape Cod resident formuch of his life. Norman retired from the Massachusetts Army National Guard in 1992.He was a master gardener, who loved being outdoors...
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Margaret Mary Heath

May 20, 1942 - September 4, 2017

Margaret Mary (Donelan) Heath, 75, of East Falmouth, MA, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017 at Falmouth Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond Heath. Born in Dedham, MA, a daughter of the late James and Anna (Bean) Donelan.She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Martin of Onset and Judith McElroy of East Falmouth and seven grandchildren.Her Funeral Service will be held on Monday,...
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William Stalker Wright

September 27, 1933 - August 31, 2017

William "Billy" Stalker Wright, Jr., 83, a lifelong resident of Pocasset, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Falmouth Hospital. Born in Boston, the son of the late William and Kathryn (Overy) Wright Sr. He is survived by his sisters Virginia Nielsen of N. Falmouth, Eleanor Brander of Rehoboth, Carol Ann Wright of Pocasset and his brother John Wright of Colchester, CT.,as well as many...
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Claire G. Cook

June 1, 1930 - August 26, 2017

Claire Genevieve (Tucy) Cook, of Monument Beach, passed away Saturday at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late John Francis Cook. Born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Charles and Clara Veronica (Goulart) Tucy. She was a lifelong Cape Cod resident. Claire and John were married at St. Margaret's Church in 1949. After raising their children she had...
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Thomas Joseph Copley

January 9, 1923 - August 22, 2017

Thomas J. Copley Jr., 94, of Boynton Beach FL, Brewster MA and former longtime resident of Franklin MA, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2017. He was born January 9, 1923 to the late Thomas J. Copley Sr. and Mary (Morgan) Copley. One of 10 children, Tom was raised and educated in Lowell MA. Tom is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Eleanor R. (O'Neil) Copley and loving father of 4...
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Nelson G. Stephens

June 6, 1986 - August 18, 2017

Nelson G. Stephens III, 31, of Sagamore Beach died unexpectedly on Friday, August 18th at his home in Falmouth. He was the son of Nelson G. Stephens Jr. of Dover-Foxcroft, ME. and Carmela E. Stephens of Sagamore Beach. Nelson grew up in Sagamore Beach, and graduated from Bishop Stang High School. He recently obtained his 100-ton Captains License. Nelson enjoyed spending time and traveling with...
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William B. Hickman

January 26, 1931 - August 15, 2017

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Joan Bernadette Collyer

December 26, 1933 - August 6, 2017

Our loving mother, Joan Bernadette Collyer, passed on August 6, 2017 at the age of 83. She was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts to Italian and Irish immigrants, Philomena and Joseph Riley. Joan was one of five children.She married Robert Collyer in 1957 and they raised three children, Maryann, Robert and Stephen. They moved to Cape Cod, Pocasset, from Dorchester in 1967 where she lived the...
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Marlene Ada Griffin

April 19, 1933 - August 4, 2017

Marlene A. Griffin (Denton), 84, passed away peacefully on August 4th, following a day of visitation with her loving family. Marlene was born in Bridgewater to the late George and Mildred Denton (Levy). She was the wife of the late Irwin Griffin. They raised their family in West Bridgewater and moved to Bourne in 1968. Marlene was a role model for her children encouraging them to always...
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Christopher James Krzyzek

April 22, 1960 - August 3, 2017

Christopher J. Krzyzek, passed away on August 3, 2017 at the age of 57, he served in the U.S Army, Coast Guard, and Air National Guard.Christopher loved planes, motorcycles, the New England patriots, and he was a big fan of Jimmy Buffet. He very much enjoyed his quiet time alone which was going to Monk's cove, Monument Beach. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 230. He leaves...
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Helen Marguerite Grover

December 21, 1919 - August 3, 2017

Helen M. Grover of West Yarmouth died peacefully on August 3 surrounded by her family. She was 97.Helen was born and raised in Cambridge, MA in a close-knit Irish Catholic family that included her parents and eight siblings.After graduating high school, Helen was employed for a few years as a department store clerk in Boston, selling fine hosiery and accessories. In 1944, she joined the WAVES --...
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Michael Thomas Gregory

August 29, 1927 - July 28, 2017

Michael Thomas Gregory, 89, of Sandwich, formerly of Abington, died on Friday July 28, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Gloria Gregory for 64 years. Born in East Boston, Mr. Gregory served in the Navy during WWII as a pharmacist mate on the USS Missouri. After the war, he attended the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy attaining a degree in pharmacology. In addition to his work as a...
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Stephen Allen Goulart

December 3, 1953 - July 25, 2017

Stephen Allen Goulart, of Bourne, MA passed away Tuesday at home. He was the beloved husband of Gloria (Sherlock) Goulart.Born in New Bedford, MA, a son of the late Joseph S. and Barbara T. (Fallon) Goulart.Mr. Goulart had worked for many years as a registered nurse most recently at Cape Cod Hospital.Besides his wife of 4 years, he is survived by 3 children, Alex, Harry, and Jake Goulart, 3...
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Perry Briggs

June 28, 1955 - July 19, 2017

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Richard Joseph Joy

August 13, 1982 - July 16, 2017

Richard (Ricky) Joseph Joy, 34 of Bourne died unexpectedly in a car accident on July 16, 2017.Ricky was raised in Sagamore Beach where he attended Bourne High School as well as Wellington High School in Florida. He excelled in hockey and baseball. A competitive athlete, Ricky developed a love for and expertise in Mixed Martial Arts. He was truly passionate about sharing his love for the sport...
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Keith Reed Dowse

August 10, 1958 - July 12, 2017

Keith Reed Dowse, 58, of Falmouth, MA passed away on July 12, 2017. He was the son of thelate Holman and Phyllis Dowse and was the longtime partner of the late David Lessard of EastFalmouth, MA.Keith was born in West Stewartstown, NH, and grew up in North Stratford, NH. He attendedClown College in Naples, FL and was a circus clown for many years. Following that he worked inthe hotel catering...
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Donna M. Spring

April 15, 1934 - July 9, 2017

Our Beautiful Mother!Donaldene M.(Gibbs) Spring,83 died on July 9th, 2017. Formally of Brockton, Wareham Mass. & Clearwater & Largo Florida. Donna was born April 15,1934 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She was the loving wife of the late Wilfred- Bill Spring, her soul mate & friend for 55 years. Loving Mother of Richard, Randall, Raymond, Roy Spring, Karen Thayer, the late Janice...
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Paul Donald Rooney

July 30, 1932 - June 25, 2017

Paul Donald Rooney, 84, passed away on June 25 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Barbara Marie Rooney (LeCours), son to the late James Joseph Rooney and Mary Ella (MacGillvary) Rooney.Paul was born in Medford, MA and grew up there, attending area schools. Once he had graduated High School he answered the call of service, joining the United States Coast Guard in...
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Robert J. Hanson

February 8, 1928 - June 23, 2017

Robert John Hanson, 89, of Pocasset passed away on June 23, 2017. He was the husband of Elaine Marie Hanson and the son of Carl and Anne Hanson.Born February 8, 1928 in Teaneck, N.J., he graduated St. Joseph's High School in West New York, NJ. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Sea Bees until the end of war and remained in Japan during the occupation. Returning to the U.S. he later...
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Isabelle Mary Bassett

September 8, 1932 - June 19, 2017

Isabelle Mary Bassett, 84, of Buzzards Bay, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Royal Cape Cod. She was the wife of the late Everett W."Red" Bassett.Born in Fulham, England, the daughter of the late James and Isabelle (Merlin) Hoey. She had lived in Buzzards Bay, prior to moving to Wareham. She had been very active with St. Margaret's Church. Isabelle loved to paint, she enjoyed gardening,...
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Vivian Serafina Jensen

November 16, 1924 - June 16, 2017

Vivian Serafina (LoNano) Jensen died at home surrounded by her family. Born on November 16, 1924 in Bronx, New York, Vivian led an interesting and busy life. As a girl, her parents moved to Tuckahoe, Westchester County, New York where she grew up. Vivian moved to Williamsburg, Virginia where she ran the family's interior design shop while Ernest LoNano, her father, was working on the...
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Stephen Ralph Fulton

September 4, 1942 - June 16, 2017

Rev. Stephen Ralph Fulton, devoted Pastor and Trustee of the First Spiritual Temple since March 31, 1977, passed away in his sleep on June 16, 2017. Born on September 4, 1942, in Worcester, MA, he is the beloved son of the late Ralph David Fulton and Clara Belle Hussey, nee Powers, as well as "adopted" son of the late Nicholas Stefanidakis and Despina Stefanidakis, nee Eleftherakis.A Navy...
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Jason Robert Comoletti

October 21, 1997 - June 14, 2017

Jason Robert Comoletti, 19, of Bourne, tragically passed away Wednesday, June 14th. Jason was the son of Glenn and Candace Comoletti of Bourne; brother of Allison Comoletti, and his twin, Adam Comoletti, both of Bourne. He was known as a funny, respectful, and athletic young man. Jason graduated from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in 2016. He studied Plumbing and Heating during his...
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Beatrice Josephine Peterson

September 4, 1926 - June 11, 2017

Beatrice Josephine Kallina Peterson, 90, of Beverly Farms, Massachusetts went joyfully to be with her Savior on Sunday evening June 11th at Rosewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Peabody, Massachusetts. Until recently she had been cared for at home by her family, especially by her devoted daughter and companion and of many years, Julia J. Peterson. Beatrice was born in Canandaigua, NY...
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Arthur Raymond Hallam

September 14, 1929 - June 1, 2017

Arthur Raymond Hallam, Jr. of Mashpee, formerly of Bourne, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island, passed away at the age of 87 on June 1st, 2017 after a brief illness.Born September 14, 1929 in Providence, RI to Arthur R. Hallam and Catherine (Henneberry) Hallam, Arthur was predeceased by his sister Joan Clossick of RI, and his wife Alma Claire Handy Hallam, of Bourne.Arthur leaves behind...
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Maureen Elizabeth Brunetto

June 9, 1953 - May 31, 2017

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Virginia May Studley

April 23, 1933 - May 26, 2017

Pocasset - Virginia Studley, 84, went to be with her Savior on May 26 at her home with her loving family around her. She was the beloved wife of Robert C. Studley for 65 years. Robert & Ginny grew up in Hanover where they went to school together. They came to the Cape through the military in 1965 and moved to Pocasset in 1973. Ginny was a special needs teaching assistant in the Bourne...
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Arlene Evelyn Brown

December 11, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Arlene Evelyn Brown, 90, of Bourne, died peacefully at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, MA on Thursday, May 18, 2017. She was born to the late Evelyn R. Emery and Francis Allen on Dec. 11, 1926 in Brockton. She was a graduate of Brockton High School. She was married to the late Edward John Brown, and they raised their family in East Bridgewater, where she was an active community member, before...
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Joseph F. Oliva

August 13, 1925 - May 17, 2017

Joseph F. Oliva, of Buzzards Bay, MA passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Royal Cape Cod. He was the husband of Marie R. (Cristofori) Oliva.Born in Sagamore, MA, a son of the late Andrea and Savina (Solari) Oliva. He was a graduate of Bourne High School and the Gazianni Accordion School in Boston and played all over Cape Cod. He was well known for his quick witted humor, and the ability...
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Doris Geneva Delgardo

June 24, 1931 - May 15, 2017

In Memory of DORIS GENEVA DELGARDOJune 24, 1931 - May 15, 2017Doris died peacefully at Bourne Manor. She was the daughter of the late James and Rhoda Randolph. Doris was married to the late Daniel N. Delgardo Sr. She was mother to the late Pamela Delgardo and is survived by her son Daniel N. Delgardo Jr. She is also survived by her sisters June Outlaw and Janice Poch. She leaves many nieces and...
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Francis Michael Maguire

February 10, 1943 - May 15, 2017

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Leslie James Taylor

September 17, 1945 - May 14, 2017

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Allen Bradford Griswold

January 18, 1945 - May 7, 2017

Allen Bradford Griswold 72 of North Falmouth. Died Sunday May 7, 2017 after a short battle with Cancer. He was born in West Hartford Ct in 1945 to the late Bradford and Marjorie Griswold, both of West Hartford. Grizz is survived by his wife Louise, His three children and their spouses Wendy Souza, Michael Souza, Jennifer Griswold, Steven Shaw, Jeremiah Griswold and Heather Griswold. His four...
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Jean Marie Shea

February 12, 1928 - May 6, 2017

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Madeline Joan Russo

August 5, 1936 - May 5, 2017

Madeline Joan (DiBenedetto) Russo, 80, of Buzzards Bay, MA passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at home. She was the beloved wife of Santo P. Russo. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sabato and Mary (Schiralli) DiBenedetto. Lived many years raising her children in Brentwood Long Island, NY and than on to Naples, Florida before moving to MA to be near her two surviving children....
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Clement M. DelFavero

May 1, 1924 - May 4, 2017

Clement DelFavero, 93, of Barnstable, formally of Sagamore Beach passed away Thursday, May 4th 2017 peacefully surrounded by his family and friends. He was the husband of the late Phyllis C. (Page) DelFavero. Born in Boston, MA the son of the late Giuseppe and Angela (Dacorta) DelFavero.Mr. DelFavero belonged to the United States Marine Corps and was a part of the Famous 1st fighting unit on...
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Imare Bianca Bevilaqua

November 25, 1925 - May 2, 2017

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Lawrence E. Brennan

September 10, 1920 - May 2, 2017

Lawrence E. Brennan, of Pocasset, died peacefully at the McCarthy House in Sandwich, Mass on May 2nd 2017. Larry was the beloved husband of Ruth (Taylor) Brennan and father of Laureen Alvarez.He was born in Milton as the youngest child of Anna and John Brennan. He was a World War II Navy Veteran who served as a Signalman First Class aboard the USS Antietam. A graduate of Boston Latin, Boston...
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Tina Bianca Bevilacqua

November 11, 1925 - May 2, 2017

Tina Bevilacqua passed away on May 2, 2017, she will be in heaven with her husband and the love of her life Vittiro (Victor) Bevilacqua and her youngest daughter Caroline Bevilacqua. She is survived by her children Julia Ross-Golen, Victoria Butler, Elena Bevilacqua, Rosanna Nikolaidis, Gina Bevilacqua, Josephine Bevilacqua, and her son Nicolas Bevilacqua who have been lifelong residence of...
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Joseph A. Simone

November 30, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Joseph A. Simone, 82 of Cataumet died peacefully in his home Monday, May 1,2017. He was the beloved husband of Beverly L. Simone for 31 years. He is the son of the late Lena DeNucci and Joseph Simone.Joseph was born in Boston, Mass and grew up in Watertown. A graduate of Watertown High School, Joseph served in the U.S Airforce and then worked for Control Data Inc. for many years.Joseph enjoyed...
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Gloria M. Quintal

January 15, 1931 - May 1, 2017

Gloria M. (Westling), Quintal, 86, died peacefully at home on May 1, 2017. Born in Middleboro to the late Ted and Annie (Jardullo) Wallace. She was predeceased by her husband Robert E. Quintal, Sr. of 50 years. She graduated from Middleboro High School and married Robert E. Quintal on April 15, 1950 then moved to Buzzards Bay to open a restaurant. They lived in Onset for 50 Years, and owned...
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Rita Frances Bowse

August 19, 1924 - April 28, 2017

BOWSE. On April 28, 2017, Rita Frances (Barthel) Bowse, age 92, a devoted and loving wife, mother, aunt, sister and friend departed this life in the presence of loved ones at the caring and loving community at the Eagle Pond Rehabilitation Center in South Dennis, MA. Rita was a graduate of Dedham High School and Bryant & Stratton Secretarial School. She was an employee of H.E. Harris Stamp...
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Steven Louis Anderson

March 16, 1956 - April 28, 2017

Steven passed away in the company of his family at Beth Israel Hospital in Plymouth Massachusetts on Friday, April 28th 2017. Born in New Bedford MA on March 16, 1956, Steven was the youngest son of Jeannine and the late Arthur R. Anderson Sr. Steven went to Upper Cape Technical School and later attended and graduated from Bourne High School. Steven was married for 20 years to Kathleen M....
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