Obituaries

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...

Corrine Andrews Moore

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Corrine Andrews Moore, 93, of Chatham, passed away Thursday, November 17.  Born in Quincy in 1923, she attended Quincy High School and met her late husband, Donald H. Moore, also of Quincy.  Donald, a veteran of WWII, took up work in Philadelphia, settling in Southern New Jersey to raise their 3 children. They remained in New Jersey until 2000 when they returned to the place she loved, Cape Cod, and took up resid...

Gail K. Nickerson

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Gail K. Nickerson               Gail Kuhns Nickerson passed away peacefully at home with family and friends early in the morning of November 17, 2016.               Gail was born March 30, 1930 in Mineola, New York, daughter of Frank and Hazel Kuhns. Raised initially on Long Island, the Kuhns family left the city life and bought a working farm in Mill River, when Gail was in elementary school. Growing...

Chester W. Maynard

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Chester W. Maynard, 95, of Harwich, crossed over on 11/17/16.  Chester was a decorated WWII veteran serving under General Patton in the 4 th armored division.  Married for 72 years to Barbara Amsden Maynard who predeceased him 7/19/15.  He is survived by his loving children: daughter and caregiver Kristine LeMay of Harwich, his son Kenneth Maynard of Provincetown and daught...

Donald R. Howes

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Donald R. Howes, 84, of Chatham and Franklin, Maine died unexpectedly on November 16 th , 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital.             A 12 th generation Cape Codder, he was born and raised in Chatham, the son of David E. and Julia (Rubyck) Howes.  A 1952 graduate of Wentworth Institute, he was a lifelong Chatham builder, taking over his father’s business, D.E. Howes & Sons, in 1959 and retiring in 1999. Over h...

Frances Edwards Nickerson

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Frances Edwards Nickerson               Frances (Edwards) Nickerson , 95 years young, of North Chatham, passed away peacefully in her home on November 19 th , surrounded by her loving family.             She was the daughter of Andrew and Alice (Sanborn) Edwards of Chatham and grew up on the Little Mill Pond. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Willard Hammond Nickerson Jr. to whom she was marr...

Timothy D. Woollard

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Harwich - Timothy D. Woollard, 63, passed away suddenly on November 2, 2016 at his home in Harwich. Born in Boston on September 23, 1953, his family moved to Wayland where he completed his primary and secondary education before matriculating to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, graduating from the Stockbridge School in 1973. He worked as an arborist for a few years before becoming manager of Gold Star Who...

Carolyn Yeaw Coursen

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Carolyn Yeaw Coursen (Age 88)   Carolyn Yeaw Coursen of Chatham passed away with family at her side on November 12, 2016 at the age of 88.              Carolyn was born in New Jersey the daughter of Everett Yeaw and Francis Hinman Yeaw.  She raised her daughters in Washington, D.C. and was a lifelong summer resident of Chatham where she retired.   Carolyn attended Smith College from 1946-1949 and gradu...

Joseph Seaver Higgins

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            Joseph Seaver Higgins, 38, of Harwich passed away at Brigham & Women’s Hospital on November 11 th after an 8 month battle with a rare form of stage 4 lung cancer. He was the beloved son of James H. & Frances L. (Kent) Higgins.             Joe was born March 16, 1978 at Cape Cod Hospital and grew up in Orleans. He was very active in Lower Cape Youth Hockey, skating with the in-house program...

Christopher Michael Aho

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  Christopher Michael Aho              Christopher Michael Aho, 31 of Belgrade, Mont.,  joined our heavenly Father on October 25, 2016.             Born in Peterborough, N.H. on August 7, 1985 to Jan Hopkins and the late Michael Raymond Aho.  Chris attended school in New Ipswich N.H. and graduated from ConVal Regional High School in Peterborough, N.H.  As a boy, Chr...

Elizabeth Ann Suravich

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                  Elizabeth Ann Suravich, 80, wife of the late Albert Suravich, of Chatham formerly of Meriden, passed from this Earth “on eagles wings” on October 15, 2016 after a long battle with alzheimer’s disease.  Born in Meriden on April 28, 1936, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Welsh) Veillette.  She was a parishioner of St. Laurent Church (Meriden) and Holy Redeemer (Chath...