Obituaries

Hoyt Ecker

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Hoyt Ecker             Hoyt Ecker died on October 5 at the age of 91. The cause was a massive stroke.  His wife, Deborah Stark Ecker and their daughters Emily Sears Ecker and Ellen Ecker Ogden were with him at his death.           Mr. Ecker was known for his pleasure in traditional jazz, tennis, skiing, sailing, his home and family and his optimism about all he undertook. He was born in 1926, the second ...

Louis G. Petti

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Louis G. Petti           South Chatham – Louis G. Petti, 75 of South Chatham and Tucson, Ariz. passed away peacefully at McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich on October 2, 2017.  He had been a stroke survivor since the age of 61 and fought a most courageous battle with cancer for the past six years.            Louis (known as Lou, dad, PaPa Lou, cousin, friend) is survived by his loving wife Cynthia (known as C...

Richard F. Power

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Richard F. Power               Power, Richard F., 85, Of Norwood and Chatham, formerly of Mission Hill, August 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Marie (Maguire) Power. Loving father of Siobhan Santisi and her husband Frank, Meredith Nichols and her husband Mark, and Jennifer Power and her husband Robert Litterer all of Westwood and Richard M. Power of Norwood. Devoted grandfath...

DAVID RIDLEY

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DAVID RIDLEY               SOUTH CHATHAM—David Ridley passed away suddenly on September 15th. He was born in Dighton on May 18, 1947 to Leonard and Ellen (Guite) Ridley and enjoyed a wide network of family and friends from Massachusetts to Florida and the West Coast. David was a born fisherman, descended from Captain Mark Ridley and other mariners who arrived on the Cap...

Gary Anderson

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                                                                                                           Gary Anderson   Gary Anderson, 63, of Chatham passed away unexpectedly on September 19th. He was the son of William R. and Edith (Bub) Anderson and beloved husband of Jo Ann Anderson.                Gary worked for the Chatham Police Department, Chatham Ford, Orleans Toyota and most recently for ...

- Margaret Foster Jorn

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              Harlingen, Texas - Margaret Foster Jorn (Meg) went to the Lord Wednesday morning, September 13, 2017. Meg was born in the Marine Corp Hospital, Quantico, Virginia on November 20, 1959; the first daughter of Roger and Linda Foster (nee Fessenden). Meg grew up on the coast of Cape Cod, reared by Roger Foster and stepmom Beverly Foster alongside her blended family of sisters Natalie Foster (Tally) a...

Thomas F. Murphy Jr

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  Thomas F. Murphy Jr. Thomas F. Murphy Jr. of Wellesley Hills and Chatham, MA passed away peacefully at home on September 5 th surrounded by his family after a brave fight against ALS. Born in Worcester, MA, Tom was the son of Thomas F. Murphy and Elizabeth Price Murphy. He was a graduate of Saint John’s rep in Shrewsbury, MA; The College of the Holy Cross in Worceste...

Robert S. Hardy

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Robert S. Hardy               Robert S. Hardy passed away on September 6, 2017, following a hospitalization related to Type 1 diabetes.   He was two weeks shy of his 98 th birthday.   His wife of 59 years, Ann (Robinson) preceded him in death in 2003.               Bob was born in Chatham on September 21, 1919, to the late Josiah and Viola Josephine (Hawes) Hardy.     Following graduation from Chatha...

Sister Linda Ann Harless

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    Sister Linda Ann Harless   Linda Ann Harless was born to William Larsson and Kathleen Collins on June 11, 1948 in Queens, New York. Our beloved mother fell asleep in death on Sunday, September 10, 2017.             She was married John Harless. Husband of 14 years who preceded her in death in 2005. She leaves behind her 6 children, 14 grandchildren, 2 siblings and 2 cats. Linda helped to suppor...

John Payson

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John Payson     John V. Payson, of Chatham, formerly of Roxbury, Conn.  died of cancer peacefully and in the presence of family on September 5, 2017 just short of his 95 th birthday.  John entered the Navy in 1943 serving as an Air Operations Officer on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier (CV-42). He was a Communications Officer, Aerial Navigator and multi-l...

Barbara Carnright Tyng

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ORLEANS -- Barbara “Bobbie” Carnright Tyng passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Thursday, August 31, 2017 due to complications from severe pneumonia. She was 68 years old. Born in Kingston, N.Y., Bobbie and her two siblings were raised in Saugerties, N.Y. by her parents Robert and Ginny Carnright. She attended high school at the Walnut Hill School in Natick and eventually matriculated at ...

Nancy Jane Eldridge

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SOUTH CHATHAM – Nancy Jane Eldridge, 89, of South Chatham passed away at home after a brief illness on Saturday evening, August 26, 2017. She was the wife of the late Oren Leon Eldridge for over 60 years, who died in 2012. She was also the mother of Heidi Lee Eldridge, who died in 2001. She was born in Hartford, CT on February 23, 1928 to the late Lt. Ashley and Dorothy (Andrews) Calder. She traveled the East ...