Obituaries

Alan Jeffrey Heuer

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Alan Jeffrey Heuer passed away on September 7th, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a true warrior until the very end. Alan was born on July 21st, 1941 to Louis and Tany Heuer of Rochester, N.Y., along with his older brother Bill and his sister Karen (deceased). Alan went to Pittsford Sutherland High School, where at the age of 15, he met a cute sophomore named Jean. He would eventually head to Colgate...

Maris Childs

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On September 3, 2022 Maris Childs passed away peacefully at her home in North Chatham. Loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and poet — her poems have appeared in the Chatham EPL “Tidings” and the Chatham COA “Flash,” as well as her self-published book, “Frequent Flyer and Other Poems.”    To an English father and a Scottish mother, Maris was born in Edinburgh in 1927. She emigrated to the United States in ...

Michael Peter Marnik

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Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Michael P Marnik of Orleans, MA passed away peacefully on August 27, 2022. By his side was his loving wife of over 40 years, Elia (Capone) Marnik. He is also survived by his children Daniel A. Marnik, Jennifer A. Marnik, Mathew M. Marnik and Rachel C. Marnik, as well as Ralph and Melissa Dangelmaier, Alicia and Steve Zessis and Robert Dangelmaier. Michael especiall...

Matthew J. Czuchra

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3/21/1966-8/23/2022 Matthew John Czuchra, beloved son, brother, uncle and dear friend passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on Tuesday, August 23, at the age of 56. He is survived by his loving mother, Rosemary Czuchra, his five siblings – Bernadette (Ken) Clevenger, Bertrand (Alison) Czuchra, Lyle (Lisa) Czuchra, Darryl (Deborah) Czuchra, Rosemary (Gregory) Teegarden, his six nephews – Andrew Czuchra, Ben...

Nancy Mullen Erskine

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Nancy Mullen Erskine, born Nancy Priscilla Mullen on May 3, 1935 — who lived a quietly consequential life in which she found great love, and who took part in the world and gave back in every way she could, to her family, friends and especially her community — passed away on August 4, 2022, after an abrupt decline in health.  She died peacefully at her home in Chatham, in the company of those dear to her, both in ...

Myrna (Hyland) Crowley

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Myrna (Hyland) Crowley of Harwich, MA and Sun City Center, FL passed away on August 30, 2022.   She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Francis Crowley. She was the loving mother of Michael Crowley of Yarmouth, MA, Kathleen Crowley and her partner Cecil of Hyannis, MA and Sharon Burns and her husband Thomas of Norfolk, MA. She was a proud grandmother to Anna, Noelle, Joshua, Cheyenne, Ryan, ...

Edward George Donovan, Jr.

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Edward George Donovan, Jr. of Harwich Port passed away peacefully on September 1st at Cape Cod Hospital at the age of 82. Ed was born in Boston and grew up in Brookline. As a kid he loved the Boston Braves whose stadium was down the street from his house. He befriended the players and on occasion even served as their bat boy.   Ed first fell in love with the Cape as a child wh...

Barbara Seaver Waters

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Marine educator Barbara Seaver Waters passed away on August 31, 2022 in Montague, MA. She was the wife of John F. Waters, who died in 2012. Barbara grew up in Duxbury, and completed her Bachelor's of Science degree at Smith College. During her 50s she achieved her Master’s Degree in Critical and Creative Thinking from UMASS Boston. Science has always been the focus of Barbara's life which included visiting elemen...

David Hunter McAlpin, Jr.

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David Hunter McAlpin, Jr., born January 19, 1928 in New York City, died peacefully, surrounded by his four children on August 5, 2022 in Skillman, N. J., after a long, full life. Widely known as Mac, he was of the generation in which frugality was a virtue and sharing your blessings was a moral imperative. After earning a BA in History from Princeton University in 1950 and a MDiv degree from The Union Theological...

Todd Hallisey Brown

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Todd Hallisey Brown of Chatham passed away on August 8, 2022.  He is the youngest son of Ward and Ann Brown.  Todd was born on April 16, 1985, in Worcester.  He and his family moved to Chatham in 1987 where he attended the Learning Garden in Orleans and the Chatham Schools, where he made many lifelong friends, graduating in the class of 2003 from Chatham High School.    Todd loved being on the water, he spent his...

Anne Louise Tiernan

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Anne Louise Tiernan On August 19th, 2022, Anne Louise Tiernan, 82, of Harwich, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family.  She will be remembered as a dedicated mother of six, a second mother to many, the second oldest of seven siblings, an animal lover and rescuer, a community organizer and advocate for all, a great dancer, and most of all for her generous heart.    Beloved mother of six -- David ...

Diana M Vallie

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CHATHAM - Diana M Vallie, 58, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2022 at Cape Cod Hospital. Diana was born on December 24,1963 to the late Fred and Barbara Smith of Topsham, Vt., and is survived by her husband Charles A Vallie, son Jeremiah J Vallie, fiancé Ann LeBlanc and grandson Jaxon B Vallie, brother Daryl Smith (Catherine), sister Doreen Redman (Greg) and she was predeceased by her brother Douglas Smith and ...