Obituaries

Gallacher, Virginia May (nee Verdesca)

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Gallacher, Virginia May (nee Verdesca) 87, 1932-2019             CHATHAM -It is with great sadness that the family of Virginia Gallacher announces her passing on October 8, 2019 at Pleasant Bay Nursing home in Brewster.            Virginia, known to friends as Ginny, will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her children Steven Gallacher and his wife Sandi of Mountain Top, Pa., Richard Tucker and ...

James Harold Goddard Jr.

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James Harold Goddard Jr., 93 of Chatham and Vero Beach, Fla. passed away on the morning of October 1, 2019.             A Memorial Service in Jim's honor will be held at the United Methodist Church, 569 Main Street, Chatham Saturday, November, 16, 2019 at 12:30 PM.             In lieu of flowers, donations to either CapeAbilities or First Baptist Church of Leominster, 23 West Street, Leominster, MA 01453. F...

Richard Eliot Nelson

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Richard Eliot Nelson, 82, a long-time summer resident of Chatham and a 50 year resident of Madison, Connecticut, passed away on October 25 th with his family by his side.  For more than 57 years he was the loving husband of the late Judith Nelson.               Rick was born in Boston and raised in Belmont, the second son of Walter and Carolyn Nelson.  A 1954 graduate of Belmont High School, he led the bas...

Benjamin Carl Goodspeed

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Benjamin Carl Goodspeed 1955-2019                 Benjamin C. Goodspeed, 64, a lifelong resident of Chatham passed away peacefully on October 19, 2019 at Cape Cod Hospital after a long illness. Benny was the son of Benjamin K. Goodspeed of North Chatham and the late Ruth Allyne Boone from Alabama.  His roots can be traced back to one of the founders of Chatham and to the famous Daniel Boone.              ...

Margaret Ellen Borthwick Chase Memorial Notice

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Margaret Ellen Borthwick Chase June 18, 1942 – August 13, 2019   Join us in a celebration of Margaret’s life on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11am to 1pm at Nickerson Funeral Home, 87 Crowell Road, Chatham.  Interment to follow at 1:30 pm at Union Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to her beloved American Heart Association. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfun...

Stephen G. Howes

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EAST HARWICH– Stephen G. Howes, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 6, 2019 at his home in East Harwich after a short battle with Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma).  He was the beloved father of Andrew David Howes of South Chatham, and Amanda Jane Howes of East Harwich.  He was the oldest child of the late Edward Grafton and Mary Dahl Howes of South Chatham.  Stephen grew up in South ...

Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone

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Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone     A Life Well-Lived: Isabelle Hickingbotham Monteleone died peacefully in her sleep October 11 at her home in East Harwich, almost exactly a year after family and friends held a 100th birthday celebration for her. She was born in Peru, Massachusetts, December 15, 1918, to Harry and Gladys Sherman Hickingbotham. She started life where water came from a hand pump in the house an...

William K. Craig, Sr.

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William K. Craig, Sr. , of Harwich Port, died at home on October 17, 2019.  He was 81 years old.  Bill was born June 12, 1938 to Edgar A. Craig and Olive K. Craig of North Easton and attended school in North Easton and Dean College in Franklin.  Other than the year he served in the U.S. Army, Bill spent every summer of his life in Harwich Port.  An outstanding athlete,...

Barbara Pratt White

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            East Orleans - Barbara Pratt White (February 8, 1915- October 16, 2019) died peacefully in her family home. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Frederick Ashton Pratt and Mary Isabelle LaForce. She grew up in Chatham, N.J. and later moved to Annapolis, Md. with her husband, John Howell White.  Together they raised five children and opened their homes in Annapolis and East Orleans to many y...

Kenneth Dayton Bennett

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Kenneth Dayton Bennett June 8, 1929-October 12, 2019             Harwich-Kenneth D. Bennett of Harwich passed away on October 12, 2019 at the age of 90 with his family around him. He was born in Bronx, NY. He served in the US Army 1951-1956 and was a member of the American Legion at post #0310. He married the love of his life Virginia F. Piscitelli on August 25, 1962. He is ...

Robert (Bob) E Perry

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Robert (Bob) E Perry, Sr, age 83, of South Harwich died on Tuesday October 8, 2019 in Cape Cod Hospital following a short illness, surrounded by his loved ones.             Bob is survived by his son, Robert E. Perry Jr., of Dudley and his daughter in law Kristina and his grandsons Joshua and Zachary whom he cherished, and his sister Christine Demars, of Worcester. He is preceded by his wife, Carol Ann Perry; ...

Susan Marie Hart

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                Harwich - Susan Marie Hart of Harwich passed away on October 2, 2019, after a prolonged illness. Sue was born on September 21, 1948, in Oakland, Calif., to John Milton Hanson and Jean Elizabeth Hanson. She was predeceased by her younger sister Mary E Kilburn and her brother John P Hanson.                 Sue is survived by her husband of 53 years, Walter Matthew Hart. Of Harwich.  She is also s...