Obituaries

Priscilla Allen Walton

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Priscilla Allen Walton of Harwich, formerly of Needham, passed away peacefully on October 12, 2016 surrounded by her family.             Born, Newton, March 18, 1930 to Alfred Lester and Ethelyn Greene Allen. Also known as Sis, Priscilla graduated from Wellesley High School where she excelled in athletics and captained the field hockey team.  She then received her Associates Degree from Colby Junior College in...

Brenda M. Nickerson

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Brenda M. Nickerson, 71, of South Chatham passed away on Sunday, October 2 nd .                         She was a graduate of Chatham High School She was the wife of the late Kenneth Nickerson, and the daughter of Laroyce F. and Dorothy (Marshall) Rivers. She is survived by her three sons Steven, Kenneth and Corey Nickerson.             Burial in Union Cemetery will be private.  For online condolences, p...

John J. LaCroix

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CHATHAM – John J. LaCroix, 43, of Chatham died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born on March 8, 1973 in Brockton, he was the son of the late Emile LaCroix and Mary (O'Riley) LaCroix of West Bridgewater.               He is survived by his wife Kate A. Galop LaCroix of Chatham and his son Eli B. LaCroix of Yarmouth Port. John is also survived by his sisters Mary (LaCroix) Galvin and he...

Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch)

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Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch) Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch), 71 passed away unexpectedly at Cape Cod Hospital on September 13. He was a lifelong Chatham resident from generations of weir/trap fishermen.  Known as “Butch” to most, he was a well-established boat builder, building fiberglass work skiffs that are still used around the Cape today. Known as “Young Built Boats” or “Butchie Boats” by the local fish...

John R. C. Lee

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John R. C. Lee John R. C. Lee of Petersfield England died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. John was survived by wife, Carolyn L. Ross and his daughters, Alison Fernandes and Carolyn Penrose. John had four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. John served in the British Army in North Africa during WWII.

Ray A. Durkee

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Ray A. Durkee, 67, a lifelong resident of Chatham passed away with his wife by his side on September 21, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital after fighting a long and courageous battle against cancer.           Born April 21, 1949 in Hyannis, he was raised in Chatham and graduated from Chatham High School. He then enlisted in the US Army where he proudly served his country serving ...

Karen B. Johnson

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FUNERAL NOTICE Karen B. Johnson of Chatham died on May 27, 2016.  A Celebration of Life service will be held for her at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 Route 137 in Harwich on Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 1:00  PM.

Cynthia Brainerd Snow McCormack

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Cynthia Brainerd Snow McCormack, age 80, of Harwich passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016 surrounded by family and loved ones.              She was the beloved daughter of the late Henry Nicholas and Helen (Farwell) Snow and sister of Charles Henry Snow of Natick and the late Faith Ann Snow of Islington.  She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent Paul McCormack for over 45 years, the beloved mother o...

Frank Joseph Aldrich

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Frank Joseph Aldrich, 72 years old died peacefully on Wednesday September 21, 2016 at the McCarthy Care Center.  After being diagnosed with cancer in late December 2015 his unwavering faith in God, the love, devotion and prayers of family and friends, and his acceptance of God's will sustained him for nine months.           Born on March 6, 1944 in Denver, Colo. to Frank and Norma Fantoni Aldrich, he grew up i...

Elaine R. Senter

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Elaine R Senter, 82 passed away peacefully on September 10, 2016 while in the loving care of the dedicated staff at Eagle Pond. She was born in Framingham on February 12, 1934.             In 1952, she met and married Shep Senter and together they ran The Chatham Shop for 42 years. An avid Red Sox fan she was delighted when they won the World Series in 2004, 2007 and 2013.             Other pastimes she enj...

Richard A. Bordeaux

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CHATHAM – Richard A. Bordeaux, 88, of Chatham and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 8 th at Pleasant Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.                He leaves his wife, Nancy G. (Frappier) Bordeaux; a sister, Barbara Harley of Harvard; nieces and nephews; a cousin, Paul Edwards of Orleans.  He was born in Worcester and is predeceased by his parents, Foster H. and Rosa (Turner) Bordeaux, tw...

Virginia Eldredge Brennan

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                Virginia Eldredge Brennan passed away peacefully in her 101 st year with her “girls” by her side on September 7.  Reaching the age of 100 is a milestone for anyone, but it was a special goal for “Gigi” and she talked about it often.   In a recent article, she credited the secret to her advanced age was because she lived “a happy life, with a wonderful family, two great husbands and four fantastic...