Obituaries

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...

Gordon Alan Pott

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Gordon Alan Pott (b. August 19, 1928) of South Orleans, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016 at McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich at the age of 88. Sylvia, his loving wife of 61 years, and his four children were by his side. Gordon was loved and cherished as a kind and thoughtful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.   Gordon was born and raised in Summit, N.J., where his roots went back ...

John P. Ward Sr.

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                John P. Ward Sr. of Chatham passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Boston, surrounded by his family and his faith. He was the loving husband of the late Joyce (Maunder) Ward.                 John was born in 1927 in Cambridge. The son of the late Peter and Bridget (McCadden) Ward.   John received his high school diploma from the St. Clements School in Somerville; was a Sergeant in the Unite...

Robert Edward Kelly

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Robert Edward Kelly (June 2, 1927 – October 12, 2016) WWII Veteran, Real Estate Broker, Licensed Building Contractor, Cape Cod and Palm Beach Resident Robert E. Kelly, 89 of Harwich and Palm Beach, Fla.             Born in Medford on June 2, 1927.  He was the devoted husband of the late Ann M. (Mercurio) Kelly for 63 years and the son of the late Catharine Rose and John M. Kelly.              R...

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...