Obituaries

Nancy Yeaw

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Nancy Yeaw             Chatham - Nancy Yeaw, 80, of Chatham, passed away on March 12 at Liberty Commons.             She was predeceased by her husband, Colie Yeaw, and is survived by her sons, Coleman and John (Tigger), their wives Yumiko and Marnie, and three grandchildren Cole, Wescott and Kathrine.             She was born in Cleveland Ohio, daughter of John Wescott Blemker and Virginia Page (McBurne...

Jesse Brock Crowell Nash

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Jesse Brock Crowell Nash                 Chatham - Jesse Brock Crowell Nash, 7, of Chatham, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 6, after a four year continuous battle with neuroblastoma. The beloved son of Caroline and Peter, Jesse was born on April 21, 2010, in Farmington, Connecticut. Jesse is remembered for his gentle and curious disposition, tender voice, being a cozy snuggler, and his robust,...

Jack Curtis Lund

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Jack Curtis Lund             Jack Curtis Lund passed away at age 85 on February 20, 2018 in Friendswood, Texas.  He was born August 13, 1932 in Youngstown, Ohio to Carl & Anna Lund. He attended South High School in Youngstown, Ohio graduating in 1950. He then attended Youngstown State University graduating in 1955. Following graduation from college, he joined with his father in the family business of Lund ...

Kenneth John Ritchie

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Kenneth John Ritchie             Kenneth John Ritchie, 90, formerly of West Chatham, passed away peacefully at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham on March 1, 2018. Ken was born in Dorchester on July 29, 1927 to Cecilia and Harold Ritchie of Milton. He was the husband of the late Jeanne (Dustin) Ritchie and the brother of Charlotte Mulvaney. He is survived by his sons, Stephen ...

Marie Judith McCluskey

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Marie Judith McCluskey                 On February 21, 2018 an angel gained her wings.  Fly high “Little Peanut!”                 Marie Judith McCluskey’s parents Sarah Swenson and Steven McCluskey were by her side when she passed as they have been every day of Marie’s courageous life. Marie was a special child with special needs, and special parents.  She was a sassy, spunky fighter who was loved by many; ...

Giles Leonard Chapin

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Giles Leonard Chapin               Giles Leonard Chapin, 96, passed away peacefully at his home on February 16, 2018.  He was the husband of the late Jirina Halaskova Chapin, and son of Ernest Wilder Chapin and Helen Almy Chapin.               Giles and his twin sister Jane were born in Somerville and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C. i...

Edward Crowell Collins

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Edward Crowell Collins             Edward Crowell Collins passed away on January 28, 2018. Ed was born in Hartford Connecticut on June 14, 1930 to Grace and Robert Collins. Ed is survived by his son William and his wife Susan, his son David and his partner Mary and his son Jay and his wife Jill.                Ed was a member of the United States Air Force for four years. He pursued his formal education at ...

John B. ‘Jack’ Hynes Jr.

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                                        John B. ‘Jack’ Hynes Jr.             John B. “Jack” Hynes Jr.  passed away peacefully on February 13, 2018 after a long illness at the age of 88 at Linden Ponds in Hingham.  Jack first gained fame as one of Boston’s first television news anchors for a career that spanned 50 years. He was often referred to as “The Dean of Boston TV News” where he broadcasted from 1957 ...

George L. 'Butch' Snider III

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                                                      George L. 'Butch' Snider III On Feb. 7, George succumbed to the cancer that he so courageously fought over the past nine months.  He leaves behind his father, George L. Snider Jr. and his mother, Sheila Snider, as well as his brother Tom, of Middlebury, Conn., and his sister, Katherine of New York (husband, George Schwimmer).  He also leaves a niece, Madele...

Xenia A. Christiansen

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Xenia A. Christiansen February 28, 1929 – February 4, 2018             Chatham - Xenia A. Christiansen, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 4 2018.             Born on February 28, 1932 in San Nicolas, Aruba to John and Beatrice De Abreu. She was the second eldest of seven children.             She came to the United States with her family in June 1940 at 8 years old. She became a citizen ...

Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke

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Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke               ORLEANS – Edith L. (Gotthardt) Mielke, 96, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was the wife of the late Herbert G. Mielke.             Edith graduated from high school in 1939 in New Jersey then attended business college. She married her beloved Herbert in 1941 and they lived in Texas, Idaho, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. On Cap...

Mary Elizabeth Larkin

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Mary Elizabeth Larkin             Mary Elizabeth Larkin, 68, of Harwich, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018.               She was the daughter of the late Dan and Mary Larkin.  Mary was raised in Milton and summered with her family in Harwich.  She graduated from Milton High School and attended Katherine Gibbs School in Boston and Digital University as well as Harvard University in School of Indu...