Obituaries

Brenda Lucas

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Brenda Lucas               It is with deep sadness that the family of Brenda Lucas announces her passing on February 4, 2018 at the age of 78. Born on January 23, 1940 in Easton, she was the daughter of Chester and Ruth Hackett. Brenda was a 1957 graduate of Chatham High School, and in 1958 she married Paul Lucas and together they raised two children, Ted and Cindy.             Brenda spent the summers w...

Margaret Atkins Sommer

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                                              Margaret Atkins Sommer              Margaret Atkins Sommer (formerly from Harrington Park, N.J.) passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Liberty Commons, North Chatham. It was four days following her 88th birthday.               Margaret was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., and lived in Oklahoma and Peoria, Illinois during her formative years.  After high school ...

Allen E. Swanson

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Allen E. Swanson             South Harwich - Allen E. Swanson, 88, of South Harwich, passed away peacefully at home on January 21, 2018. Allen leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Carolyn (Holmes) and three children, Kathryn Hurd of South Harwich, Eric and Charles Swanson of West Barnstable, three grandchildren, Christian Littlefield, Nicole and Sarah Swanson, three great grandchildren, Ethan, Audrey, and Caris...

Jane McCarter Nickerson West

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Jane McCarter Nickerson West               Jane McCarter Nickerson West, 94, died peacefully on Monday, January 22 at Cape Cod Hospital after a brief illness. She is preceded in death by her husband John Hughes Nickerson in 1978 and by her second husband James C. West in 2006.                Jane was born in 1924 in Memphis, Tennessee to Robert and Grace McCarter. She spent her early life across the r...

Mary Power Monaghan

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Mary Power Monaghan Mary Power Monaghan, age 79, formerly of Chatham and Cohasset, Greenwich, Conn. and Bloomfield Hills, Mich. died Jan. 8, 2018. She was the beloved mother of Patricia Monaghan Underwood and her husband Steven of Acton, Peter Joseph Monaghan of Pontiac, Mich., Kevin Christopher Monaghan and his wife Elizabeth of Waterford, Mich., Erin Carney and her husband Tucker of Los Angeles, Calif. an...

George Robertson

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George Robertson             CHATHAM – George Robertson, 86, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was born in Scotland and moved to Chatham in 1960.             He was a carpenter until retirement, and later worked at Chatham Seaside Links. He leaves behind his wife Gladys; son Keith and daughter-in-law Dayna, and grandsons Ian and Kyle, all of Glocester, R.I.; sister Freda of Chatham; brother Colin...

Carl Bernard Olson

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Carl Bernard Olson               CHATHAM - Carl Bernard Olson passed away peacefully on December 31, 2017 following a brief illness. He was 78. Born in Chatham to Reliance (Howes) and Axel Olson, Carl graduated from Chatham High School in 1957 and spent the following four years serving in the US Navy. He then received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, followed by ...

Beatrice “Bee” (Ricker) Elder

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  Beatrice “Bee” (Ricker) Elder                 Beatrice “Bee” (Ricker) Elder, 104 1/2 died peacefully at the Marshes of Skidaway Island, Savannah, Georgia on November 30, 2017.                 Beatrice lived a wonderful life. She was born in Pembroke on April 28, 1913 to Lila Gould Ricker and Clarence A. Ricker. Beatrice lived most of her life in Hingham and Chatham. In 1935, she graduated from Ohio Wes...

Mary Jean McFarlane Loveland

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Mary Jean McFarlane Loveland passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in the compassionate care of Liberty Commons Nursing Care and Broad Reach Hospice.   Mary was born in Boston, MA to Hazel and James McFarlane. She had two brothers, Keith and James McFarlane. Mary grew up and went to school in Boston, but would work summers in Chatham where she would meet and in 1952 marry Theodore “Ted” Loveland. She and Te...

Janice B. Liva

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Janice B. Liva               WESTON- Janice B. Liva, of Weston and Chatham, passed away on Saturday November 25, 2017 following a rare illness that she bravely fought for the past 20 years. She passed in the arms of her loving husband, Kevin G. Tubridy of Weston with whom she shared a 40 year love story.               Born in Medford on January 29, 1953, she was a daughter of Lorraine (Loanes) Liva of...

CHARLES “BABE” BARRETT

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    CHARLES “BABE” BARRETT 91 “Home is the sailor, home from the sea, And the hunter home from the hill”           Charles A. “Babe” Barrett died December 8 th peacefully at home after a brief illness.           Babe was born in Harwich Port on February 7, 1926 to the late Bradford and Doris(Holmes) Barrett.  He was a member of the Harwich High School class of 1944, which he left early to join the...

Nancy B. Olson

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Nancy B. Olson             Nancy B. Olson passed away on December, 9 th , 2017 at Cape Cod Hospital. She was 91 years young.             For 54 years, she was the beloved wife of George E. Olson, who passed away in 2001. They cherished every moment this life allowed them to be together. They graduated in the same class from Everett High School, Mass., where they were high school sweethearts.    ...