Obituaries

Barbara Bakewell Mustard

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                Barbara Bakewell Mustard, also known as “BB”, died peacefully on July 26, 2016 in Chatham. She was born in Pittsburg, Pa., to Benjamin and Estelle (Dunn) Bakewell on Feb. 1, 1923. She spent her childhood in Sewickley (Pa.) and Delray Beach (Fla.) with her father, and in Hyannis Port and Wellesley with her mother. She attended Dana Hall and Wellesley College. She married Robert Morris Mustard, Sr.,...

Alison N. Lashway Barabe

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            Alison N. Lashway Barabe, 43, of Chatham passed away on July 30, 2016.  She was the wife of William D. Barabe, and the daughter of Dorothy (Herbert) and the late Richard F. Lashway Sr. She was born on January 28, 1973 in Northhampton.             She met her future husband in 1997 and moved to Chatham in 1999.  She loved the town and the people in it.  She was easily recognizable in her father’s re...

Elaine Hunt White

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            CHATHAM-Elaine H. White, 85, of Chatham passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.             Born on March 5, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Phyllis Margaret Hunt and Charles William Robie. Elaine was a home maker. She enjoyed her birdies, baking goodies, riding her bicycle, gardening, being outdoors, vacation cruises, and family Christmas’s. She was a feisty, energeti...

Lynne Sherburne Gagliano

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Lynne Sherburne Gagliano, 48, passed away from a sudden illness on June 27, 2016 in Richmond, Surrey, England with family by her side.  A memorial service was held on July 7, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Richmond.  Mrs. Gagliano was born May 6, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio to Janet and Joseph Gagliano.                 She spent most of her childhood in Westborough, attended Westborough High School and gradua...

Jody Ann Allen

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Jody Ann Allen, 57, of Harwich passed away at home on July 13 th , surrounded by her loving family after a short battle with cancer.               Born in Barnstable in 1958 and raised in Chatham, she was a true cape codder. She was the daughter of Joseph and Priscilla Rushnak. She graduated from Chatham High in 1976. She ran her own catering company, fueled by her passion for cooking and her spicy drive fo...

Floy D. Eilers

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            Floy D. Eilers (born Rowland) of North Chatham died on Sunday, July 24, 2016 following a struggle with bone cancer.               She was the wife of the late Dan L. Eilers of Edwardsville, Ill., where the couple lived and raised their daughters Dana D. Eilers and Franca V. Eilers.  Mrs. Eilers was the daughter of Dr. Floyd Rowland and his wife Audra Liska Rowland.  Floy and her husband retired to ...

Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson

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HARWICHPORT - Arthur Francis “Pete” Watson, 83, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, in-law and out-law, as well as friend to many, passed peacefully at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, on July 23, 2016, surrounded by family. Pete had been recently diagnosed with advanced acute myeloid leukemia.             Pete ...

Robert Mario Fano

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Robert Mario Fano               Robert "Bob" Fano, 98, of Naples, Fla. passed away at Naples Community Hospital on July 13, 2016. He was Ford Professor of Engineering Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. He was predeceased by his parents, Gino and Rosetta Fano of Turin, Italy; his brother, Ugo Fano of Chicago, Ill.; and in 1998 by his beloved wife of 49 years, Ja...

John MacIver MD

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John MacIver MD November 18, 1923 – June 8, 2016                 John MacIver, MD, aged 92, died of pulmonary fibrosis on June 8 at Broad Reach Rehabilitation Center in North Chatham.                 Dr. MacIver was born in Irvine, Scotland in 1923 and emigrated, the youngest of four children, with his family in 1927, and grew up in Dorchester.                 Dr. MacIver attended Boston Latin Schoo...

Marguerite “Peg” Falconer

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            CHATHAM- Marguerite “Peg” Falconer passed away peacefully from natural causes in the arms of her loving daughter 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, ...

John G. Koepper

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            John G. Koepper died peacefully at home on June 28, 2016.              He was born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and graduated from AB Davis High School and Stewart Technical Aircraft School.  He married Theodora Berberich on January 1, 1943.  In March, 1943, he enlisted in the Army Air Core and served in the 8th Air Force, 389th Bombardment Group.  He served as Technical Sergeant and flew 30 missions from H...

June Frances James MacDonald

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            June Frances James MacDonald passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on May 30.             June was the seventh child born to Francis L. James and Arabelle Cook James on June 26, 1920 on Holway St. in Chatham. Her parents were Wompanoag Indians and came from Gay Head [Aquinnah] Martha's Vineyard. Mr. James was a surfman, a member of the Life Saving Service which later became the Coast Guard, and was stat...