Obituaries

William R. Schumann

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William R. Schumann                   Willian R. Schumann, 74 of Harwich Port. Died on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital.                   Born in Jersey City, N.J. He was the son of the late William C. and Josephine K. Schumann. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Gerie Snell Schumann.   A native of Basking Ridge, N.J. Bill graduated from Bernards High and Drew University. He an...

Marguerite “Peg” Falconer

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CHATHAM- Marguerite “Peg” Falconer passed away peacefully from a brief illness on July 8, three days after her 97 th birthday.   She died the way she lived with grace and surrounded by love. Elegant.  Kind.  Gracious.  Words one hears again and again when you mention the name Peg Falconer. Born in Quincy in 1919, to the late Edward and Margaret Walsh.   Her mother encouraged her to paint and often painted wit...

Anne Achilles O’Brien

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Anne Achilles O’Brien passed on August 12 as she had hoped, at home in Chatham surrounded by her four children. In addition to daughters Katrina (Avi) of Banning, Calif., and Marian (Trevor) of Matunuck, R.I., and sons Burges (Cindy) of St. Helena, Calif., and Matthew (Lori Ann) of Sebastopol, Calif., Anne is survived by her siblings Ted, Daphne and Steve (Gary) Achilles, and grandchildren Emilyn, Truitt, Theo, I...

Louise Virginia Petrasko, 93

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              Louise V. Petrasko of Centerville &  Cheshire, Conn. , passed away peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital on August 20, 2016.  Born Louise Doane on July 21, 1923 in Milton, she was raised in Weymouth. She was married to her beloved husband Charles & lived most of her life in Cheshire, Conn. where she raised two children, vacationing frequently in Chatham with other family members at their hom...

Mary Ellen (Andros) Clarke

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Harwich – Mary Ellen (Andros) Clarke, 58, of Harwich passed away on Saturday, August 27 th surrounded by her family following a 2½ year battle with cancer.  She was born on December 31, 1957 in Lynn to the late James S. Andros and Ellen (Canaris) Andros.  Mary graduated from Lynn English High School in 1975 and from the University of Lowell in 1979.             Mary was the loving wife of John H. Clarke of Ha...

Kathleen M. Eldredge

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Kathleen M. Eldredge, 94, of North Chatham and Naples, Fla. passed away unexpectedly on August 8, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital.             She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 67 years, Leo, and their son Jonathan, her sisters Midge Sheehan and Helen Lynch, and her brothers James and John Curley. She is survived by her two daughters Kathleen Gentile and husband Harry of Billerica, and Karen Eldredge o...

Pauline G. Parsons

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Pauline G. Parsons           Pauline (“Polly”) Globisch Parsons of Chatham died at the age of 88 on August 1, 2016, after a graceful and hard fought battle with cancer.  Polly will be most fondly remembered for her devotion to her family and her love of the outdoors, music, travel and pug dogs.             Polly was born on May 22, 1928 in Lancaster, Pa., the younger daughter of Wilhelmina and Alfred Gl...

James C. Spence Jr.

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James C. Spence Jr., 91               HARWICH PORT - James C. Spence passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Cape Cod Hospital following a major stroke.             He was the husband of the late Doris Anderson Spence, who passed away in 2012. Jim was born in Chicago, Ill., on Aug. 10, 1924. The son of Miriam and James C. Spence Sr., he spent his childhood in Chicago along with his sisters, Nancy a...

- Kenneth S. Drew, Jr

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CHATHAM - Kenneth S. Drew, Jr., 65, passed away on July 29 2016.                   Kenny was born in Hyannis, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Ethel (McIntyre).                    He graduated from Barnstable High School, class of 1969.  He was number 1 on the high school golf team.  He attended Arizona State University.   He was an avid golfer, bowler, and pool player. He loved socializ...

Virginia M. Anderson

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ORLEANS – Virginia M. (Erniger) Anderson, 90, of Orleans and Troy, N.Y. died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 27, 2016. She was the loving and devoted wife of Edward S. Anderson to whom she was married for 69 years.             Born in Troy, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha (Greif) Erniger. Virginia graduated from Troy High School in 1943. She was a clerical worker for R.P...

Diedree Ann Morong

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            Diedree Ann Morong, 80, of Chatham died peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends at their home on July 28th, 2016             Born on August 14th, 1935 Diedree was the daughter of the late Mildred and Kenneth Bray and sister to Jack and Dan Bray.  Diedree and her husband Oscar moved to Chatham with their son Craig and his wife Nerissa along with their two daughters Sophia and Sydney i...

John J. Gould

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Gould, John J., 86 of Everett and Chatham. Died peacefully on July 30, 2016 in New Hampshire.             He was married to the late Mary Christine (Houlihan) Gould for more than 55 years until her passing in 2014. Brother to Frank Gould of Stoneham and the late James and Mary Gould, both of Everett. Father to Michael Gould of Long Valley, N.J. and Eileen Costa of Plaistow, N.H., he has six beloved grandchildr...