Obituaries

Harold Carlton Johnson, Jr.

By: Morris O'Connor Blute Funeral Home

Harold Carlton Johnson, Jr. died peacefully at home in Harwich on June 1, 2016. He was the devoted husband of Maribel Tucker Johnson for 62 years, father of Judith Marie Johnson, Carlton William Johnson and his wife Carolie Wildrick Johnson, and grandfather of Christopher Brent Johnson.   Harry was born on December 13, 1929 in Montclair, N.J. to Harold C. Johnson and Ruth Marie Johnson. He graduated from Dartmou...

Clara (“Bee”) Bornemeier

By: Tim Wood

Clara (“Bee”) Bornemeier passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Terraces in Orleans, at the age of 102. She had been a resident of Chatham and Orleans for the past ten years, a vigorous walker-around-town well into her nineties. Mentally sharp until the end of her vibrant life, she always rejoiced in news about the accomplishments of her wide circle of family and frien...

Ann Ailes Lax

By: Tim Wood

Ann Ailes Lax, 85, passed away peacefully May 7, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Ann was born in Shaker Heights and moved to the Chagrin Valley with her loving husband of 59 years, Robert (now deceased). Along the way they also fell in love with Chatham and spent many happy and cherished times there as well. Their marriage of 59 years inspired us in its love a...

Lawrence J. Schatzlein

By: Tim Wood

HARWICH -    Lawrence J. Schatzlein,  93,  died May 25  at the Emerson Health and Rehabilitation Center in Emerson, N.J. He resided in Harwich for 19 years.  Formerly he lived in Garden City, LI, N.Y. After graduating from Notre Dame in 1944, he served as a Naval Officer in World War II  and in 1951 served as a Naval Officer in the Korean War.  He was retired from Uniroyal where he worked as a salesman for ...

Carlton M. Woods Jr.

By: Tim Wood

Carlton M. Woods Jr. (Bud), 93, passed away on May 26, 2016. He was born in 1923 in Boston, the son of Marion H Woods and Carlton M Woods. He graduated from Tabor Academy in Marion in 1941, Bowdoin College in 1945 and Tufts Dental School in 1951. He served in World War ll in the US Army Signal Corps and was stationed in India for several of those years. In 1951, after his marriage to Nancy Cheyne, he star...

Dorothy Margaret Kishibay

By: Larson Funeral Home

DOROTHY MARGARET KISHIBAY artist, lecturer, demonstrator, art juror, wife, mother and creative spirit went home to Jesus on Sunday, May 15, 2016. She is predeceased by her husband, Charles O. Kishibay, Professor Emeritus of Engineering Education at the University of Bridgeport. Born in 1924 in Bridgeport, Conn. to George and Veronica DeMirjian (Kaysalian) she attended both Hall Elementary School and Harding High ...

Claire T. King

By: Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

EAST PROVIDENCE - "Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without." - Confucius.  It was clear to anyone who knew Claire Tracy King of East Providence (formerly of West Yarmouth and Chatham) that music brought her immense pleasure that was a joy to witness.  Claire passed away peacefully at age 90 on Mother's Day, May 8, 2016, surrounded by family and the music she loved.  She was predecea...

Audrey I. Colucci

By: Contributed

Audrey I. Colucci, born in the Bronx, N.Y., widow of Joseph A. Colucci, died Sunday May 15, 2016. Audrey raised her family of five boys in Pleasantville, N.Y. and Chatham. She is survived by her five boys and many grandchildren and her memories and legacy she built will live on with all who knew and loved her.

Louis H. Pells, 92

By: Nickerson Funeral Home

Louis H. Pells, aged 92, of East Harwich, died on the morning of May 9, 2016. A lifelong musician, WWII veteran, Radio and Media Executive, husband, beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather, Lou leaves behind many friends, acquaintances, and family throughout his career of providing for and entertaining all those around him. Born in Rhinebeck, N.Y., in 1924 and attending Rhinebeck Public Schools like his...

Franklin Roosevelt Yeager

By: Nickerson Funeral Home

CHATHAM -- Franklin Roosevelt Yeager passed away in the company of his daughter Lisa Mitten at Liberty Commons, Chatham, on 1 May 2016. Frank had been convalescing at Liberty Commons since early December 2015 following a fall in his home in West Chatham. He was 82, and had struggled with Parkinson’s Disease since 2010. Frank was born in 1934 in Pitcairn, Pa., the youngest of three children of Robert Yeager and Ed...