Obituaries

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...

Brenda M. Nickerson

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Brenda M. Nickerson, 71, of South Chatham passed away on Sunday, October 2 nd .                         She was a graduate of Chatham High School She was the wife of the late Kenneth Nickerson, and the daughter of Laroyce F. and Dorothy (Marshall) Rivers. She is survived by her three sons Steven, Kenneth and Corey Nickerson.             Burial in Union Cemetery will be private.  For online condolences, p...

John J. LaCroix

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CHATHAM – John J. LaCroix, 43, of Chatham died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born on March 8, 1973 in Brockton, he was the son of the late Emile LaCroix and Mary (O'Riley) LaCroix of West Bridgewater.               He is survived by his wife Kate A. Galop LaCroix of Chatham and his son Eli B. LaCroix of Yarmouth Port. John is also survived by his sisters Mary (LaCroix) Galvin and he...

Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch)

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Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch) Albert Francis Young Jr. (Butch), 71 passed away unexpectedly at Cape Cod Hospital on September 13. He was a lifelong Chatham resident from generations of weir/trap fishermen.  Known as “Butch” to most, he was a well-established boat builder, building fiberglass work skiffs that are still used around the Cape today. Known as “Young Built Boats” or “Butchie Boats” by the local fish...

John R. C. Lee

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John R. C. Lee John R. C. Lee of Petersfield England died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. John was survived by wife, Carolyn L. Ross and his daughters, Alison Fernandes and Carolyn Penrose. John had four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. John served in the British Army in North Africa during WWII.

Ray A. Durkee

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Ray A. Durkee, 67, a lifelong resident of Chatham passed away with his wife by his side on September 21, 2016 at Cape Cod Hospital after fighting a long and courageous battle against cancer.           Born April 21, 1949 in Hyannis, he was raised in Chatham and graduated from Chatham High School. He then enlisted in the US Army where he proudly served his country serving ...

Karen B. Johnson

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FUNERAL NOTICE Karen B. Johnson of Chatham died on May 27, 2016.  A Celebration of Life service will be held for her at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 Route 137 in Harwich on Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 1:00  PM.

Cynthia Brainerd Snow McCormack

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Cynthia Brainerd Snow McCormack, age 80, of Harwich passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016 surrounded by family and loved ones.              She was the beloved daughter of the late Henry Nicholas and Helen (Farwell) Snow and sister of Charles Henry Snow of Natick and the late Faith Ann Snow of Islington.  She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent Paul McCormack for over 45 years, the beloved mother o...