Obituaries

Malcolm L. Ward

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 After living his best life of 94 years, Malcolm L. Ward passed away peacefully on November 5, 2020 in Chatham. Malcolm was part of the “greatest generation” and he exemplified the patriotism, selflessness and personal responsibility of that era. He was born in Lynn on June 29, 1926, the only child of the late George and Gladys (Owen) Ward and raised in Saugus. As a proud Eagle Scout, the associated scout value...

Susan Mary O’Neil

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Susan Mary “Sue” (Cole) O’Neil, age 81, a longtime resident of Concord and Chatham, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2020, following a short illness and complications due to Polycythemia.  She was loved by not only her family, but all who knew her. Sue was born in Cambridge on May 11, 1939 to her late parents, Stephen and Julia (Mooney) Cole.  She grew up in Cambridge, Belmont and Concord and graduated fro...

Damian John Macaluso

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Damian John Macaluso passed away at his home in Chatham on October 22, 2020. Beloved husband to Marylou, married in 1973, Damian and Marylou raised three daughters. Kate Macaluso of Brooklyn, N.Y., Jennie McCashin (son-in-law Stephen McCashin) of Orinda, Calf., and Laura Macaluso of Talent, Ore. He was a cherished, loving and playful Popi to his five grandchildren: Koa Macaluso, Maeve, Thomas Damian (Teddy), Mill...

Marcia Dearman Corrigan

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Marcia Dearman Corrigan, age 77, of Sarasota, Florida and Chatham passed away on November 7, 2020.  She was born on August 18, 1943 to the late Albert Dearman and Catherine Mahon Dearman of Knoxville Pennsylvania. Marcia graduated from Cornell University in 1965 where she was a member of Alpha Phi Sorority and where she met her husband Michael V. Corrigan.  They married on December 21, 1968.  After working with...

George Matthew Meaney

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George Matthew Meaney, 83, died October 26, 2020 at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Florida. George attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J., where he met his wife of 60 years, Lori Colucci Meaney. He graduated from Villanova University, then served in the U.S. Navy earning the rank of Lieutenant Commander. George holds a master’s degree in international finance from New York University. He held several...

Kenneth Alan McKusick

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Kenneth Alan McKusick passed away peacefully at his home on November 3, 2020.  Ken was born and raised in Newton.  Ken’s early years on the farm helped shape his character and strong value system.  He had fond memories of delivering milk with his father, Harold, and as the baby of the family, the special attention he got from his four older siblings and stepmother, Jesse.   Beginning with an academic scholarshi...

Margaret Murray

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Harwich - Margaret Murray of Harwich passed away peacefully at home on November 5 at the age of 94.  She is by survived her children, Richard Murray, Margaret Kenyon, Mary Russell, Patricia Krause, Susan Egan, John Murray, James Murray, Joseph Murray and their spouses, and was only recently predeceased by her youngest daughter, Ann Steidel, also of Harwich.  Richard, her beloved husband of 50 years passed away in...

Eleanor Louise Marie (Canavan) Bober

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CHATHAM – Eleanor Louise Marie (Canavan) Bober, 89, of Chatham and formerly of Worcester, beloved wife of the late Herbert John Bober for 53 years, died at her home November 4 with her devoted family.                 Born in Winthrop, Ellie was the daughter of the late Ellen V. (Mahoney) and John A. Canavan. She was proud to note that she was endowed with a fighting spirit, having lived so long despite weighin...

Roger F. Sullivan

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Roger F. Sullivan, 75, a native of Oak Square and Our Lady of the Presentation Church community in Brighton, Mass., died in Sarasota, Fla., on Monday morning, October 26, from pancreatic cancer. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter F. Sullivan and Ruth Bonner Sullivan of Brighton, Mass. and his brother, David. He is survived by his daughter, Honoré and her husband Peter Steedman of Falmouth, Mass.; his son, ...

Jason Michael Chase

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Jason Michael Chase age 37 of South Chatham died unexpectedly on Oct. 23,2020. He was the son of Michael Chase and Sandra Wiinikainen of West Yarmouth. A graveside service under the direction of Morris O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home Harwich will be held in Evergreen Cemetery , East Harwich on Fri, Nov 6 at 1PM. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to The Chatham Fire Association, 135 Depot Rd...

Peter James Luddy

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Peter James Luddy, Navy Veteran, Former Harwich Selectman May 22, 1954 – October 16, 2020               Peter James Luddy, 66, passed away unexpectedly at his home October 16 th .  Peter spent his early years in Waterbury and Wolcott, Conn., graduated from Holy Cross High School, attended Post College and served in the Navy.  He moved to Harwich in 1989, started a painting contracting business and owned ...

John A. Roy

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May 20 1929—October 17 2020             It is with profound sadness that the family of John A Roy share the news of his passing on 10/17/2020 at the age of 91.             Born on May 20th, 1929, he was the son of Alfred and Louise Roy, and brother of Claire (Roy) Fugazzi.             In 1952 he married Eva Paoletti of Plymouth and they spent thirty years together very dedicated to raising their five child...