Obituaries

Leah Mary-May Roy

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Leah Mary-May Roy             Leah Mary-May Roy, of Harwich, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017. She was born earlier the same day, the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Desmarais) Roy. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 20 th at 10 AM at Island Pond Cemetery in Harwich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made either to the Cape Cod Hospital Blood Bank or to Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. ...

DOROTHY B. FARRELL

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DOROTHY B. FARRELL July 8, 1922 – May 5, 2017               Dorothy Benson Farrell, 94 wonderful years old, died in her Chatham home surrounded by loved ones on Friday, May 5th.                    Dotty was born July 8, 1922 in Arlington to Esther and Oscar Benson and was raised in Watertown with her doting brother Donald.  In seventh grade dancing school she met her future husband David, who eve...

Col. James J. Freda, USA (Ret.)

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Col. James J. Freda, USA (Ret.)           Hopewell Township, N.J. - Col. James J. Freda, an old soldier, faded away on April 27, 2017, at the age of 99 due to pneumonia. Born April 8, 1918, to parents Domenic and Eugenia (Caputo) Freda, in Rochester, N.Y., James, called at various times Jim, Jack, Jake, and Giacomo, was an only child who exhibited enormous talent. He attended the Eastman School of Music in ...

Ralph Everett Pape

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Ralph Everett Pape , 91 of Chatham, passed peacefully on Saturday, May 6 th 2017 at home.              Ralph was born September 11, 1925 in Cambridge, the second son of Harry C. and Piedad (Piña) Pape.  His grandfather, Henry Pape, was a close associate of Richard Hellman and family history always involved mayonnaise.  Ralph grew up in Tenafly, N.J., served in the Navy as an aviation storekeeper during WWII ...

Janine E. Marjollet

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Janine E. Marjollet               CHATHAM – Janine E. Marjollet, 88, passed away peacefully at home on April 27, 2017.               Janine was born October 15, 1928 in Boston, the daughter of Leon and Leona (Balance) Marjollet. She was a graduate of Brookline High School and Simmons College.               Janine worked in the Advertising Department at WCRB in Waltham and at KYA Radio in San Fra...

Timothy L. Roper

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Timothy L. Roper                   Timothy Lee Roper of Chatham, Massachusetts passed away in his home in Chatham on February 19 th , 2017.  He was 65.                   The son of the late Eugene and Estelle Roper, Tim Roper was born in Oxford, Mississippi on September 9 th , 1951. Tim’s early childhood was spent in Memphis, middle years in Connecticut and high school in West Bloomfield, Mich. For ...

Francis J. “Franny” Lamoureux

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Francis J. “Franny” Lamoureux             Francis J. “Franny” Lamoureux, 70, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Chatham.              Born in Springfield son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Neuman) Lamoureux, he grew up in Springfield and lived in Southwick for many years before moving to Chatham.              Fran’s passion was his customers, co-workers and friends at Genden Auto...

Nancy Ann Harrington West

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Nancy Ann Harrington West CONCORD, N.C. - Nancy Ann Harrington West passed away in Concord, N.C. on April 20, 2017.                   Born March 9, 1930 in Lexington, MA, the daughter of the late Gladys T. and Edward T. Harrington, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don G. West, in 1994 and is survived by her son, Steven Edward West, and his wife, Susan Tucker West, of Chatham and by her sister Ph...

Christina Elisa Holmes

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Christina Elisa Holmes Christina Elisa Holmes, 45, of North Chatham passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, following a long struggle with cancer: a battle of courage.               Christina was the beloved wife of Thomas C. Holmes and mother of Thomas J. Holmes and Lilliana M. Holmes. She was born in Watertown, Connecticut on March 28, 1972 to Gennaro and Anne Romano of North Chatham and Watertown, Conn...

Neville J. Coomber

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HARWICH - Neville J. Coomber, 47 of Harwich was taken from us suddenly on April 8, 2017. He was the loving and devoted husband of Megan VanNatter Coomber for nearly 17 years. He was an exceptional father to Cameron N. Coomber, Tristan D. Coomber and Isabella R. Coomber. Neville was born on July 24, 1969 in Englewood, N.J. and lived in Ridgewood, before coming to Cape Cod with his family at the age of three. H...

Virginia D. Meagher

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Virginia D. Meagher, 84               WEST BOYLSTON - Virginia Dolan Meagher, 84, of West Boylston and formerly of Worcester, died Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the UMass-Memorial Medical Center after being stricken ill at home.               She leaves her husband of 50 years, Richard A. Meagher; a son Richard A. Meagher Jr. and a daughter Kathleen D. Ryder, both of Worcester; two grandchildren, Alli...

Mary H. Roy

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Mary H. Roy               Mary Hamilton Roy of Dennis, beloved wife, mother, sister, friend and teacher, died on March 26, 2017 at the age of 59 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Mary was born on July 12, 1957 in Pittsfield.  She grew up in Medfield and graduated from Medfield High School class of 1975.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts at Framingham State College in 1979 and a Masters of Education at ...