Obituaries

Helen K. Katz

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Helen K. Katz                It is with sadness that the family of Helen K. Katz announces her passing.  Helen, 90, died of natural causes in her home in West Chatham on December 22, 2016.  She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Maurice Katz, of West Chatham; son, Geoffrey Katz, of Michoacan, Mexico and New Boston, N.H.; daughter, Dianne Oliver, of Simi Valley, Calif.; grandchildren:  Holen Katz Hirsh,...

Eugene P. Salvati

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      Eugene P. Salvati, M.D. of Martinsville, N.J. and Chatham, passed away on December 8, 2016. He was born in the coal mining town of Pursglove, West Virginia on September 7, 1923.          He earned a BS from West Virginia University, and an M.D. from the University of Maryland. He was a die-hard fan of West Virginia University football. His hobbies included making wine and pizza. He loved fishing the r...

Arthur “Skip” Hall

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Arthur “Skip” Hall December 13, 1934 – December 31, 2016               S ORLEANS - “Skip” Arthur Dudley Hall II, 82, of Orleans, passed on the eve of Dec 31, 2016 surrounded by family.               Born in Cambridge, Skip lived in Medford, Winchester, and summered in Yarmouth Port, where he developed a passion for sailing.                At Kimball Union Academy, he excelled in hockey ...

Charles K. Tuttle

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Charles K. Tuttle      Charles K. Tuttle of Palm City, Fla. and Chatham died peacefully on Jan. 7, 2017. Charlie, as he was known, was 66 and born in Chatham.  Fran, his beloved wife, friend and care giver was by his side as he departed on his spiritual journey.      Charlie was the son of Charles L. Tuttle and Norma M Stackhouse. He was the beloved husband of Fran Tuttle and brother of John, Susan and J...

Amos H. Mumford

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Amos H. Mumford      Amos H. Mumford, 88, of Chatham died peacefully with many of his family members present on Dec. 29, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital after battling pneumonia.      Born in Wayne, N.J. in 1928 and son of Harry Mumford and Fredrika (Steinke) Mumford, graduated from Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and spent 40 years as an art director in advertising for various firms in New York City and New...

John J. Schumacher

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John J. Schumacher, 76 years old, of Chatham and Naples Fla., died on Tuesday December 27 th at Cape Cod Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home.                Born in Boston, the 2 nd son of August and Mary Schumacher, John was the beloved husband of Judith Blake Schumacher for 49 years.  John was also the devoted father of Michael and his wife Gayle of Sherborn, Jennifer Harper and her husb...

Margaret Dexter Towne

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Margaret Dexter Towne      South Hadley-Margaret Dexter Towne passed away at her home in South Hadley on Dec. 22, 2016 at age 76 under the care of her family and Cooley Dickinson VNA Hospice after a months long battle with cancer.      She lived her life completely by nurturing her children, caring for her husband for over 50 years and was at her happiest during shared conversations with friends during and ...

Janice Lee Wilson

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Janice Lee Wilson               Janice Lee Wilson, 77, passed away unexpectedly on December 15, 2016 at Brookdale Spruce Wood in Durham, N. H.               Born in Cedar Falls, Iowa, she was the daughter of Ralph W. and Helen (Bayne) Deppe.  For 23 years she lived in Durham, and 15 years in Madbury before moving to Newmarket in 2004.               Janice graduated from the University of New H...

Joseph A. Ryan

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Harwich – Joseph A. Ryan, 90 died Friday, December 23.  He is survived by his wife of 60-years Pauline, his children Kevin, Sean and Justine; and grandchildren Meghan, Patrick, Anna and Colin.               Mr. Ryan is a graduate of Boston College and a WWII Navy Veteran.  He brought classical music to the Cape Cod airwaves by founding, owning, and operating the award winning classical music station WFCC-FM...

Don Marino

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Brewster - Don Marino #403 Brewster On December 18th, 2016 we lost an amazing person to a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Don Marino, aka “stubborn Guinea” (self-proclaimed), grew up in Framingham, Massachusetts and moved to Cape Cod in the late 70's to work at his parent’s restaurant Laurinos. He went on to work in the restaurant business for many years until he started his own painting company in whic...

Sophie Wanda (Mastalerz) Szlosek

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            Sophie Wanda (Mastalerz) Szlosek, 96, passed away on November 8th in Chatham.             Sophie was born in Wilbraham, the daughter of the late Michael and Antonina (Samel) Mastalerz.  She lived for more than sixty years in Ludlow with her husband, Frank, where they built a home, raised a family, and operated a successful contracting business. Throughout her life Sophie was active in her par...

Ethel Grant (Forgeron) Porter

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Ethel Grant (Forgeron) Porter, 92 1924 - 2016               CHATHAM - Ethel was born, worked and lived in Chatham her whole life.  She married at 19 to Warren Porter and they had five children; David, Steven, Kitty, Danny, and Timothy.     Ethel always worked, first as a waitress for 45 years and then as a child care provider in her daughter’s family day care for 21 years.  She retired at age 86 wit...